Asst Volleyball Coach

Cheney, WA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Assistant Volleyball Coach

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking an Assistant Volleyball Coach. This coaching appointment is responsible for assisting the head coach and other assistant coach in the planning and administration of all aspects of the Division I volleyball program at EWU. In addition, this position will have responsibilities in the organization of office, recruiting, travel, alumni and camp duties.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

Overnight travel will be required for a minimum of fifteen (15) nights per year for team competition and recruiting. Applicants must be able to maintain to a thorough knowledge of NCAA and institutional rules, regulations and policies.

Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University. In the event the Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, Employee shall report same promptly to the Athletic Director, Compliance Office, or his/her designee.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt or, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. A Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree.

One (1) year of volleyball coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level or two (2) years of coaching at any college level.

Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first 60 days of employment.

Must be able to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Text for off-campus recruiting within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of experience as a Head or Assistant Volleyball Coach at the collegiate level.

Four (4) years of volleyball playing experience at the collegiate level.

Previous work experience in the Big Sky Conference.

Recruiting experience at the collegiate level.


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