Founded in 1897, Piedmont University is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students at campuses in Demorest and Athens, Georgia.
Under the general direction of the Women’s Volleyball Head Coach, assist in all aspects of an NCAA Division III women’s volleyball program including student-athlete recruitment, recruiting coordination, scheduling, team travel, scouting opponents, practice planning, equipment, marketing, and administration of the women’s volleyball program in full compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
Assists head coach with the development of coaching techniques, team strategies, and player strategies.
Under the direction of the Head Coach, teaches and instructs student-athletes in the technical and motivational aspects of volleyball.
Assist student-athletes with individual performance. Provides leadership/direction for improvement, and shares knowledge to assist student-athletes with instruction on how to best perform in their sport.
Assist with recruiting and scouting within NCAA regulations and Piedmont U's admission standards. May call potential recruits, plan and organize recruiting trips, and complete all necessary paperwork related to recruitment and travel.
Coordinate activities for home and away matches which may include travel plans, match times, and equipment.
May provide informal support in personal and academic matters to student-athletes.
Other relevant duties as assigned.
Regular and predictable attendance is required.
On-site work is required.
Incumbents must remain relevant in the area of employment and flexible to changes in work related to institutional needs.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution preferred.
Previous volleyball coaching or collegiate playing experience in the sport of volleyball is preferred. Experience with student athlete recruiting, skill instruction, and game plan development preferred.
Licenses and Certification:
Valid Georgia Driver's License (or obtained within 30 days of hire date) and satisfactory MVR.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA DIII rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the rules and strategies of volleyball. This includes, but is not limited to, teaching techniques and coaching strategies necessary for both individual improvements and overall team success.
Good interpersonal skills are also needed for interacting with university departments, students and prospective student-athletes; requires excellent speaking and writing skills.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to identify student-athletes who will succeed both academically and athletically.
Ability to collaboratively and effectively work in a diverse and inclusive environment.
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Environmental, Physical, and Visual Acuity Factors:
Incumbents will be subject to inside environmental conditions which includes protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
Incumbents in this positions will be expected to climb (Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms); balance (Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow or slippery, surfaces); stoop or crouch (by bending body downward and forward while bending the body at the spine and/or waist); kneel (by bending at the knee to come to rest on one or two knees); reach, stand, walk (moving about on foot to accomplish tasks); pull, lift, use fingering and grasping, feeling, talk (to express or exchange ideas); hear (perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels); and make repetitive motions. This position requires incumbents to perform medium work (exert up to 50 lbs of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.
Performance of the duties in this position will require incumbents to have close visual acuity to view a computer monitor, perform data analysis and review; and monitor student-athlete training and performance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is the policy of Piedmont University not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All members of the student body, faculty, and staff are expected to assist in making this policy valid in fact.
Inquiries concerning complaints regarding the disability statement should be directed to:
Coordinator for Title IX 1021 Central Avenue Student Commons 243 P.O. Box 10 Demorest, GA 30535 (706) 778-8500, ext. 2834 firstname.lastname@example.org