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Initial Review Date (IRD): 07-26-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Under general direction from the head coach, the assistant coach helps develop strategies for developing and maintaining intercollegiate sports programs. Responsible for overseeing specific aspects of the sports program including, but not limited to, individual middle blocker and hitter, player development, teaching middle blockers and hitters position skill-work, planning and execution of practice and games, opponent scouts/film breakdown, on campus and off campus recruiting, in season conditioning programs, fundraising events, and various administrative duties which include team travel.
Must be attentive to detail; keep accurate records; and possess an ability to work with a diverse constituency, including but not limited to students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff, administrators, prospective students, and other outside contacts. Must foster an environment of NCAA compliance. May provide guidance to other personnel. Assumes head coach responsibilities as needed. Additionally, staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. The Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach. Work schedule often includes: travel, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings in athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Range Information: BYA pay is $32,259.60/year ($2,688.30/month) No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Mid-level benefits. Schedule Information: Full-time, Variable Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri, Sat, Sunday Shift Includes: Days, Evenings, Weekends Employee Classification: This is a Contract Appointment Job End Date: 6/30/2022 Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus, East Field House Union Representation: Non-represented Job Code Classification:  COACH AST 2
Job Duties 75% Under guidance of head coach, develops technical aspects of player coaching.
Analyzes performance and instructs participants in program strategies and techniques to prepare them for competition
Observes players while they perform to determine the need for individual or team improvement and participates in student athlete performance.
Ensures adherence to all governing rules, university, department, Conference, NCAA policies and procedures and NCAA compliance.
Represents and promotes professional conduct, university good will and high standards at all events and matches and may assist in coaching at competitive events.
May assist in most practice and conditioning sessions.
May assist in the recruitment of prospective athletes within the framework of the university, department, conference and current D3 bylaws and manual.
15%: On and off campus recruiting and managing Front Rush and recruit documentation.
10%: May participate in fundraising activities for the program and department including camps and clinics.
Education: Bachelor's degree in physical education, kinesiology, human performance or equivalent program and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level volleyball program.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants, staff and parents of student athletes.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making; be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Leadership skills to mentor and develop student-athletes, assistant coaching or program instruction staff and skills in effective assistant coaching.
Proven ability to teach specified sport to individuals and the team as a whole. Personal experience with specified sport.
Superior organizational skills required in order to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Strong communication skills, verbal/written/social media are vital in dealing with our players and staff, as well as within the larger department, with alumni, and recruits and their families.
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