Location: Baltimore, MD Category: Athletics Posted On: Fri Oct 2 2020 Job Description:
Goucher College fields 21 intercollegiate teams competing in the NCAA Division III as a member of the highly competitive Landmark Conference. In 2018, the Women's Volleyball Team earned 12 victories, the most since the 2013 season, with eight first-years (of twelve on roster) and no seniors.
Reporting to the director of athletics, the head coach will provide vision, leadership, and oversight for all aspects of the volleyball program, to include coaching; coordinating training; supporting student-athletes; recruiting; and working within NCAA, Conference, and departmental guidelines. The head coach will be called upon to supervise and coordinate the work of a graduate assistant and assistant coaches, as well as play a major role in fundraising activities for the program. The incumbent will demonstrate a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes by monitoring and actively encouraging participants to succeed academically and represent the College with the utmost integrity. The head coach will also take on an additional administrative role within the department.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree. They will also have demonstrated success in coaching volleyball at the collegiate level, preferably in the role of head coach; and a minimum of three years college recruiting experience. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; a sophisticated understanding of applicable NCAA and Conference rules, regulations, and policies; and the ability to travel and/or work evenings and weekends, as needed.
Preferred candidates will hold a Master's degree.
Internal Number: 125435
About Goucher College
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.