Head Volleyball Coach

Job description

Coach the sport of Volleyball and develop a team cohesive with the excellent tradition and history associated with Lafayette College and the Patriot League.  Recruiting and assessment of appropriate student-athletes with excellent academic backgrounds to an NCAA Division I institution.  Manage scholarship allocation to recruit and enroll the ideal student-athletes to the program.  Oversee player development.  Possess knowledge and abide by NCAA and Patriot League rules and regulations.  Conduct meetings with assistant coaches and distribute practice area assignments.  Attend department meetings.  Coordinate with Athletic Administration the hiring of assistant coaches, expenditure and monitoring of the budget, scheduling of opponents, awarding of athletic scholarship, eligibility, facility requests for games, practices, equipment purchases, major repairs, game administration and work orders, and team travel advances including transportation, lodging, and meals.  Advise student-athletes.  Coordinate fund-raising and development activities.  Perform speaking engagements to solicit positive public relations for the program and the department in the community.  Work closely with Sports Medicine for the care and prevention of athletic injuries and support the overall education program for student-athletes, including but not limited to leadership development, drug and alcohol education, social justice, and sexual assault prevention.  Coordinate information and game results with Athletic Communications to obtain publicity for the program.  Serve as a liaison with various support groups both internal and external.  Performance of all other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.  Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.  Previous collegiate coaching experience within a Division I scholarship program is preferred.

SALARY:  The position is full-time (12 months) administrative appointment with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

APPLICATION:  Letter of application indicating the exact position, resume, and list of at least three references to be submitted via the following link:    http://apply.interfolio.com/58813

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable laws and College policies.




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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/12/2019
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