Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the head coach with recruiting, coaching, and day-to-day operations of NCAA Division II women’s volleyball program that competes in the Great American Conference. Includes serving as head coach of the junior varsity team and may include teaching activity courses in Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department
Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. HSU has 14 intercollegiate athletic programs and is a member of the Arkansas State University System.
Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, a Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Previous collegiate coaching experience in the sport of women’s volleyball is required
The Henderson State University athletic department strives at all times to represent the very highest ideals in life. Because of the high visibility of athletes, we have a unique responsibility to be a positive influence on the lives of everyone associated with our program: student-athletes, other athletes, other students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
Our top priority will always be the student-athletes of our program. Proper direction and motivation will help them grow socially, academically, and athletically. Our ultimate goal is to provide each student-athlete with the means necessary to be successful in life and contribute to our society. We can accomplish this goal by fully integrating student-athletes into the educational program of Henderson.
The physical well being of our student-athletes is of constant concern. We must never jeopardize their health or well being for any reason. We need to be aware of our accountability to the university and to the alumni and friends who support our program. We must maintain a positive, open environment within which members of the athletic department can grow and develop in their careers and individual lives.
Success is on...e of the rewards of any organization. Discipline, dedication, and hard work are necessary for the building of a competitive athletic program. We have a responsibility to ourselves and to our student-athletes to strive to reach our maximum potential. We will observe the letter and spirit of the rules and regulation of the NCAA, the Great American Conference and Henderson State University, while also adhering to the philosophy of the Division II member institutions. We have a responsibility to report any school that violates these same rules and regulations. The university endorses the efforts of the NCAA to maintain academic standards, to publish and revise ethical and legislative standards, and to administer intercollegiate athletics in accordance with this set of principles.
Any member of the university’s athletic department who encourages, suggests, knowingly or implicitly violates any NCAA, Great American Conference or University regulation is subject to immediate suspension and/or dismissal.