The Northern Virginia Volleyball Association (NVVA) is proud to provide high-quality volleyball training opportunities for over 2,500 hundred athletes in Virginia. The Volleyball Programs Director will directly impact the athlete's improvement and curriculum enhancement to keep our programs running smoothly. You will also ensure that our training curriculums are well crafted and efficient by monitoring athletes' performance, coordinating skill and performance assessments, and communicating and learning with other coaching team members. NVVA's number of programs and athletes generates a constant stream of challenges that require you to continually be innovative with an evolving set of volleyball training methods and sports technologies. Keeping our volleyball training up to date and efficiently ensures the growth of our athletes and, in turn, volleyball. The ideal candidate believes in making sense of complex tasks by finding the right balance between our program curriculum and athletes' and coaches' needs. The goal is to ensure NVVA provides the best volleyball programs in Northern Virginia.
Education: The Volleyball Program Director must have an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics, or an equivalent in work experience. Gold Medal Squared experience is preferred.
Experience and Track Record: A suitable candidate will have 5-10 years of experience in coaching or managing volleyball programs. The candidate will also have a proven track record in program planning, defining and launching successful programs, unifying program portfolios, and working with coaches' training.
As a bonus, a suitable candidate for the position will have had some experience in marketing and/or a Master’s degree in a related field.
Communication Skills: The Volleyball Program Director will also possess excellent communication skills. These are necessary because the position is cross-functional and demands constant interactions and deliberations with other departmental directors. In addition to this, the Volleyball Program Director will constantly make presentations to the President/CEO and stakeholders and represent the business and the program in external functions. All these roles require that the individual occupying the position have superior communication skills in verbal and written form.
Analytical Skills: As mentioned in the functions, the Volleyball Program Director is responsible for evaluating and authorization of proposed solutions and strategies from our coaches. As such, candidates will need to have a superior ability to synthesize diverse and complex information and data and design refined processes, solutions, workflows, and presentable procedures to the President/CEO and stakeholders.
Leadership: As the Director of the Volleyball Program department, all coaches rely on you for leadership and direction. As such, the Director must have excellent leadership qualities and have the ability to influence and inspire the coaches in applying various approaches or strategies for the volleyball program. The Director also acts as a mentor for coaches, offering guidance in the performance of their functions.
People Skills: Due to this position's high level of interactions, candidates must have excellent people skills and not just leadership skills. People skills enable the creation of long-lasting working relationships with consumers and facilitation of smooth collaboration and performance of functions internally.
Technology: The Volleyball Program Director must be proficient in Google docs and the Google sheets analytical tools. They must also demonstrate expertise in using Google Slides to create engaging content for presentations made to the President/CEO, the stakeholders, and external partners. This position requires heavy software, processes, and technology usage to smoothly and efficiently deliver the program.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends upon experience
About Northern Virginia Volleyball Association
The Northern Virginia Volleyball Association (NVVA) is a volleyball organization located in Sterling, VA. NVVA is a top provider of volleyball opportunities for players of all ages and levels. NVVA was created in 1997 to present a clear path to volleyball enthusiasts so they can navigate through the fun, lifelong, and sometimes complex experiences of volleyball. NVVA provides the best facilities, environment, and programs to support and guide each player in the growth and achievement of their goals. We offer a better way to experience volleyball so each athlete can achieve excellence in this sport and throughout life.