The Athletics Department at Marist College invites applications for a part-time, 12-month position as Assistant Volleyball Coach. This position will report to the Head Volleyball Coach. Marist College is an NCAA Division I program and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). The part-time assistant volleyball coach will participate in the preparation, coordination, and execution of practice plans & game plans. This position assists with travel arrangements and scheduling of officials; is responsible for assisting with recruitment of qualified student-athletes who can compete in a highly selective academic environment. The assistant volleyball coach assists in the academic, personal, and career mentoring of student-athletes; and assists the head volleyball coach, as assigned, in all facets of the volleyball program.
Bachelor’s Degree required. 1-3 years’ experience playing college volleyball and/or coaching Division I volleyball. Knowledge of NCAA rules and guidelines required.
· Evaluation and recruitment of qualified student-athletes with the potential for academic and athletic success
· Assist with the planning for each volleyball season, including competitive schedule and practices, i.e., scheduling facilities, administration of practice schedule; assist with travel arrangements for away competition, any necessary communication with officials
· Ensure compliance of the program with all NCAA, MAAC, and Marist College rules, regulations and policies
· Assist as needed to raise funds to support the volleyball program and Department
· Annually pass the NCAA off-campus recruiting exam
Advanced degree or Master’s Degree preferred. Previous experience, 3-5 years, in Division I college athletics strongly preferred.
Required Application Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume, If interviewed: 3 Professional References
Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to the completion of probation period.
A conference leader in athletic and academic success, the Marist College Department of Athletics sponsors 23 Division I sports that compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Pioneer Football League (PFL – Football Championship Subdivision). In its history, Marist is the MAAC all-time leader in conference championships and overall Commissioner’s Cups, an award that celebrates overall excellence and athletic achievement. The Red Foxes have led the conference in MAAC Academic Honor Roll for 19 straight seasons.
The Athletics Program is committed to be competitive at the NCAA Division I or other member conference level, to offer equitable opportunities to all students and staff, and to advance their welfare, health, and safety.
About Marist College:
Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about
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Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under-represented.
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