Head Women's Volleyball Coach and Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies

Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Department: Athletics

Job Summary and Requirements: Denison University invites applications for the position of Head Women's Volleyball Coach and Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies. Denison is one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges located less than 30 miles from Ohio's capital city of Columbus. At Denison, academic achievement is emphasized and development of leadership potential is encouraged. Denison's intercollegiate athletics program competes in the NCAA Division III and the North Coach Athletic Conference. Participation in intercollegiate sports is an integral part of our students' overall educational experience. Denison has captured an NCAC conference record of 15 All-Sports trophies, 135 conference championships and has produced 47 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients which rank third among all NCAA Division III institutions. Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports; 12 for women and 11 for men. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The Head Women's Volleyball Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate women's volleyball program. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the team and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the team for contests through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying team rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and games, budget management, organization of home games and travel to away games, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for the sport. Recruiting duties include: identifying and contacting prospective students, arranging campus visits, developing printed recruiting materials, meeting with prospective students who have self-selected an interest in volleyball in the college application process, and assisting the Admissions Office with special events. The coach will also teach courses in the major, and/or complete administrative duties as assigned, participate actively in the university community and serve on appropriate university and department committees. QUALIFICATIONS: A master's degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching intercollegiate women's volleyball; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach, and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; and must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching. Demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding women's intercollegiate volleyball. Must have a current and valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment with the initial contract for three years. For additional information about the position or to apply, go to http://employment.denison.edu Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

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Special Intructions to Applicants: For full consideration, applications must be submitted by April 7, 2017.

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