Head Coach, Men's/Women's Volleyball

Job description

TITLE: Head Coach, Men’s/Women’s Volleyball                                                                         

DEPARTMENT:  Athletics                                                 

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time        

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt                      



Under minimal supervision, directs, provides leadership, and oversees all coaching duties for an intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Program operating under NCAA operating bylaws and regulations.  Directs and coordinates all aspects of recruitment and training for athletic competition, and oversees the planning and fiscal management of program activities.   The University participates in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (“SIAC”). 



  • Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training, and competition.
  • Recruits student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments, and home visits.
  • Directs all aspects, areas and components of the Men’s and Women’s volleyball teams (i.e.; defense, offense, or various individual positions).
  • Coordinates all strategic aspects of the Men’s and Women’s volleyball program.
  • Represents sports programs to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public.
  • Manages daily operations of the athletic program; directs, supervises, and coordinates all administrative facets.
  • Oversees all aspects of the financial operations of the Men’s and Women’s volleyball program.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related as assigned. 

    OTHER DUTIES: Perform other duties as assigned. 



    Bachelor’s degree with more than 5 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.            


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of Volleyball.
  • Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of students-athletes.
  • Ability to lead and guide Division II student-athletes in Men’s and Women’s volleyball program.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgements.
  • Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. 


    This position does not have any supervisory responsibility.  


  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 20 pounds or some standing and/or walking.  Effort applies to no more than six (6) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.

  • KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.




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    Posted: 10/29/2020
    Application Due: 1/27/2021
    Work Type: Full Time