To assist the Head Coach in all facets of the program with emphasis on teaching and mentoring team members relative to sport specific skills, NCAA II rules and regulations, individual and team development concepts as well as life skills education. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Head Coach.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Assists the head coach in managing and directing the program.
Assists the head coach with all aspects of the program including training, practices, player instruction, game preparation, competing and scheduling.
Assists in the coordination of travel arrangements.
Assists in completion and processing of paperwork as requested.
Assists with recruiting including calling prospective student-athletes, evaluating high school and junior college players, and maintaining accurate records and data bases on the NCAA Compliance Assistant program.
Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletic department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the University in a positive manner when interacting with the community, alumni, coaches, the media and the general public.
Responsible for knowing, understanding, and abiding by Walsh University policy and procedure and NCAA II compliance legislation and conference rules.
Failure to comply by Walsh University policy and procedure and NCAA II compliance legislation and conference rules will be grounds for discipline and/or termination.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and the Vice President for Athletics/Athletic Director.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) of this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent districtwide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.
Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels, indoor and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to walk and to reach overhead.
Must be able to handle and communicate over loud noises in gymnasium; whistles, crowd noise; yelling and screaming
Applicants must submit a completed online application and any additional documents requested by the search/interview committee. This may include resume, unofficial transcripts, etc.
About Walsh University
Walsh University is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and passionate individual who is enthusiastic about the environment found on a private, values based, Catholic liberal arts campus. Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. A commitment to the Judeo Christian tradition, diversity and service learning are critical to the mission of Walsh University. Walsh University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Must understand and support the Mission, Vision and Code of Ethical Conduct of Walsh University, as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and possess the following:
Bachelors degree required.
At least 3 years experience in the field of volleyball, including playing and coaching. Other significant experience relative to coaching volleyball and/or the administration of an intercollegiate athletics program can be considered.
Skills and abilities:
Professional demeanor and ability to interact with charity towards students, staff and faculty. Positive attitude a must.
Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook
Walsh University successfully combines the personal attention of a small college with the academic resources of a flourishing university. Founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction in 1960, Walsh University has grown from a campus of 2 buildings on 50 acres to a campus of 24 buildings and 136 acres with three satellite campuses throughout Northeast, Ohio; an MAED program in Uganda, Africa; and a campus just outside of Rome, Italy in the Pope’s summer home of Castel Gandolfo. In recent years, Walsh has experienced phenomenal growth, featuring new state-of-the-art classrooms, labs and residence halls. Walsh students can choose from 53 undergraduate major programs; 7 graduate programs, including one of Ohio’s only Doctorates in Physical Therapy, a new Master of Science in Nursing (2011), and a new Doctorate of Nursing Practice (2011). With 3,000 students from 15 states and 17 countries, Walsh’s enrollment has grown 75% since 2002. Walsh is one of only 111 universities nationally named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Walsh was also one of only 10 universities in Ohio to be listed in the College of Distinction annual college guide and was re...cently included in the prestigious Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. In addition, for the second year in a row, Walsh is listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which celebrates exemplary commitment to service and volunteering from institutions of higher education.