The University mission is to establish CSU Pueblo as the people’s university of the southwest United States by 2028. Our success will be measured by the resilience, agility and problem-solving abilities of our diverse population, and the ways in which our graduates are able to navigate work in a rapidly changing world. The Department of Athletics will support the university mission by developing and maintaining a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes. As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) and the NCAA Division II, CSU Pueblo Athletics plays a supporting role in the higher education mission while enhancing a sense of community, strengthening our identity and playing a prominent role in enrollment management for the university.
Description of Job
This full-time, year-round position provides an assistant coach for the women’s volleyball program in Athletics. This position will provide support in the overall organization and management of the women’s volleyball program while reporting to the head women’s volleyball coach. In accordance with the vision of the head coach, this individual will be responsible for all areas, including: coaching, practices and workouts, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, coordinating travel, planning and monitoring the women’s volleyball budget, monitoring player academics, organizing and managing summer camps and clinics, monitoring NCAA compliance, promoting the women’s volleyball program, developing fund-raising opportunities for the women’s volleyball program and other duties assigned by the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach, Associate Athletic Director and/or Vice President for Athletics and Strategic Partnerships.
Coaches student-athletes, including leading individual and team practices, scheduled games/competitions; develops game preparation and strategy; demonstrates skills; conditions and trains student-athletes in order to develop skill, character, and teamwork in women’s volleyball.
Manages the women’s volleyball program by planning and coordinating all practices, workouts and competitions; ensuring that all University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including student-athlete eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress; manages the program’s operating budget through procurement request and travel reimbursements; and develops and implements fund raising programs to supplement operating funds. Recruits highly qualified prospective student-athletes. Monitors player academics including student welfare and encourages academic excellence. Organizes and conducts team camps; develops fund-raising opportunities; serves on committees that promote the success of the program and athletics; establishes and maintains community contacts that enhance the success of the program.
Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Associate Athletic Director and/or Vice President for Athletics and Strategic Partnerships.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
Willing and able to work nights and weekends
Physical ability to fulfill duties of the position including skill demonstration
Knowledge of NCAA and/or RMAC rules and regulations
Experience in a position where successful skills in cooperation, organization, communication and problem solving were required
At least one year of successful coaching in volleyball at high school or higher level, including intern or graduate assistant work
Master’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution
Previous experience in a position that required a commitment and ability to motivate, teach and counsel student-athletes
Experience at the collegiate level in women’s volleyball
Strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach and counsel student-athletes to achieve their highest potential
Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.
Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position:
a letter of intent (cover letter)
a current resume or CV
unofficial or official transcripts showing required degree conferred
Additionally, applicants must include current contact information for three professional references, either within the online application or as an attachment.
Applications submitted without the required attachments/information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.
Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until filled, but those applications received prior to 11:00am (MST) on Friday, November 17th, 2023 will receive full consideration.
With an enrollment of nearly 4,000 students, Colorado State University Pueblo is a fully accredited, regional comprehensive state university that provides social, educational, and cultural opportunities to its constituents.
Founded in 1933 as Southern Colorado Junior College, the campus has adapted its name and academic programs to meet the needs of a changing student demographic. It became Colorado State University Pueblo in July of 2003 to more closely align the institution with its governing body, the Colorado State University System.
Pueblo, Colorado, 100 miles south of Denver.
The 275-acre campus is located in Pueblo, an ethnically and culturally diverse community of more than 120,000 people less than two hours south from Denver. Pueblo offers numerous art and cultural attractions as well as recreational options. The campus landscape continues to evolve with the renovation/expansion of the Occhiato Student Center and the recent renovation establishing our new Center for Integrated Health & Human Inquiry.
In addition to the Pueblo campus, CSU Pueblo offers classes in several majors to meet the needs of working adults and military person...nel in Colorado Springs at Fort Carson and the Tower location off of I-25 at Circle Drive. Courses are offered in pursuit of the following degrees -- Sociology, Sociology/Criminology emphasis, Social Work, Business Administration-Management -- as well as a variety of lower division general education courses. The Sturm Collaboration Campus provides selected program access in Castle Rock.