Assists the head coach in running a successful women’s volleyball program which competes as a NCAA Division III program and as a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA). This includes practice and competition coaching, recruiting student-athletes at a national level, design and implementation of competitive strategies and advising and mentoring our student-athletes. The assistant must understand and promote the mission, goals, values and educational ideals of Brandeis University, as well as the mission of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.
Assists with the planning of all in-season practice sessions and developing an off-season training schedule and program. Assists with all game coaching at home and on the road. Assist the head coach with managing all administrative details associated with the program including travel arrangements, apparel/equipment purchases, and athletic training services. Estimated time: 40%
Assists with scouting of opponents and prepares scouting reports used to prepare student- athletes for competition. Responsible for film breakdown and implementing game plan strategies. Estimated time: 30%
Assists with the student-athlete recruitment effort for the volleyball program. This includes traveling to high school and club contests, evaluating prospective student-athletes, submitting materials from prospective student-athletes to the Office of Admissions for early credential reviews, assisting with on-campus visits by prospects and managing the team's social media accounts. Assists with recruiting a diverse incoming class of soccer student-athletes that contribute to the continuing success of the team and to the University community at large. Estimated time: 20%
Other duties as assigned. Estimated time: 5%
Additional Job Description
Physical/Environmental Demands: Operates in gymnasium, on courts, in pool and may operate outside in varied weather given training needs. General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, movement, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds in coaching and training situations. Frequent travel and early morning/evening/weekend work is required.
Education: B.A./B.S. Master's preferred.
Work Experience: 1-3 years with college coaching highly preferred.
Valid driver's license required. Requires ability to drive 12-passenger vans.
Must be able to be insured by the University.
CPR/AED certification required.
20 hours per week, August 16th – November 15
15 hours per week, March 15 – April 30
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