Job Title: Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Department: Physical Education, Athletics & Recreation Reports to: Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Position Summary: The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach reports directly to the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach. The purpose of this position is to assist the head coach in managing all aspects of a highly competitive NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball program. The top priority must be the overall collegiate experience of the student-athlete and a commitment to promoting a positive and healthy team culture that encourages growth and development.
Coaching Responsibilities •Assist in the recruitment of student athletes. Ensure compliance with NCAA guidelines for contacting and entertaining prospects. Work closely with Admissions Office to ensure selection of appropriate student athletes for Stevens •Work with the Head Coach in scheduling and conducting regular practice sessions as permitted by NCAA rules and regulations. Develop and implement strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels as both individuals and a team. •Assist in game preparation that includes film breakdown of opponents, developing and providing written scouting reports, and other tasks related to opponent scouting. •Provide guidance and instruction in the athletic development for student athletes, including counseling team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, when appropriate.
Administrative Responsibilities ?Complete all required departmental and institutional training and certification programs and participate in available professional development opportunities. ?Assist the head coach in monitoring the eligibility status and academic progress of the team. ?Responsible for travel arrangements including lodging, meals, team practices, and meetings. ?Coordinate all social media for the team. ?Work with head coach to initiate and coordinate the selection, purchase, fitting, and maintenance of team equipment to include uniforms, equipment, and supplies. ?Provide support in carefully tracking expenditures for all team accounts to ensure fiscal responsibility. ?Assist with approved fund-raising activities as requested and coordinate all such efforts through the Director of Athletics and Office of Development. ?Compile data and reports in a timely fashion when requested by head coach or any senior level administrator. ?Attend and participate in staff meetings, in-service education sessions, and other divisional or departmental meetings. ?Participate in other department initiatives, programs, and committees as required. ?Confirm that sport camps and clinics related to the sport program adhere to NCAA and institutional rules and regulations. ?Perform all other duties as assigned including a required secondary role within the department.
Experience •Prior coaching experience required. •Prior coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.
Specific Skills: ?Communicate effectively and professionally, including written, interpersonal, and public speaking. ?Must be willing to work early morning, evening, weekends, and holidays.
Specialized Licenses •First Aid, CPR, AED training certification required.
Compensation: Grade 2
Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSFa ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.