Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Jun 4 2021 Job Description:
This position provides leadership for the students-athletes who participate in Division III Athletics at University of Saint Joseph. The position calls for the person to generate enthusiasm for the sport and teach a team and a sportsmanship approach to students.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)
Administer and develop all aspects of the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball program including: recruiting, retention, technical and tactical development of the team, in and off season conditioning programs and training, scouting, supervising assistant coach, maintaining budgets and fundraising
Provide a positive role model and leadership to the team, as well as excellent communication skills
Plan season competition schedule, coordinate travel, plan and conduct practices.
Effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and mission. Maintain a high level of professionalism on and off the field toward student-athletes, other coaches, parents, administrators, and members of the community.
Monitor and manage the women's volleyball budget and program resources.
Participate in department fundraising initiatives.
Ensure compliance with all University, GNAC and NCAA Division III rules and regulations
Teach 3 courses during the academic year in the Exercise Science Program
Perform game management duties in off season.
Master's degree required
2-3year's experience in coaching at the college level and college teaching experience preferred.
AED, CPR, and First Aid certified
Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
Valid driver's license in good standing.
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents.
Demonstrated ability to handle complex and multiple tasks in a professional and efficient manner.
Exhibits a high level of professionalism, leadership, creative problem solving, diplomacy, negotiation and sales skills, and the ability to manage complex projects with minimal supervision.
Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to engage positively and work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public.
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.