The Athletics Department at Saint Michael’s College is inviting applications for the position of Head Coach for Women's Volleyball. Located in the greater Burlington, Vermont area, Saint Michael's is a NCAA Division II institution (Northeast-10 Conference), and sponsors 21 varsity sports.?Additional program information can be found at www.smcathletics.com. This is a full-time, 11-month position.
Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manages the team in a manner that is consistent with the mission, philosophy, and goals of the institution and department
Ensures the physical and emotional well-being of team members during team travel, practice, and competition
Manages the roster size effectively to comply with departmental expectations
Plans and coordinates all aspects of the recruitment of potential students strategically
Manages coach-controlled team expenses within the team budget; expenses are properly accounted for, and reconciled in a timely manner
Participates in departmental and campus-wide learning opportunities to further develop awareness, skills, and knowledge in supporting and fostering inclusion and belonging for students and colleagues
This position requires flexibility to work irregular hours including evenings, weekends, and holiday hours. Traveling is required.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
A cover letter?that includes a statement of philosophy reflecting on your approach to working with student-athletes and how your skills and experiences would contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at Saint Michael’s. Saint Michael’s College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and every member of the Athletics Department has an important role to play in that commitment
Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
For full consideration, please submit application materials by March 22, 2023. Position remains open until filled.
Minimum of 2 years of coaching experience
Certification in Basic First Aid renewed every three years, and CPR renewed annually required
Successful completion of NCAA Coaches Education Modules on an annual basis
Must hold and maintain a good driving record and maintain a certified van driver status for the College. Valid driver's license?and?must be able to successfully pass driving record check. For criteria, please see the Driver Acceptability Matrix
Hiring is contingent upon the successful completion of a background and driving record check.
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, one of only 20 national Catholic colleges, and one of four in New England. Saint Michael's College was ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont and No. 59 in the Best Catholic Colleges rankings by Niche, a popular college ranking website. Saint Michael's was also named 120th in Best Liberal Arts College and No. 136 in the Best Small Colleges. The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for d...emonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability and on their list of Best Northeastern Colleges for its academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. Saint Michael's was also named in the 2018 The Princeton Review book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck." Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.
Saint Michael's College, inspired by our Edmundite Catholic mission, is committed to diversity and inclusion across our campus community. We are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the nation, and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups.
Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.