Head Coach, Women's Volleyball

Job description


Looking to Transform and Change Lives every day? Think about joining our Jackson College team and be a part of one of the elite League for Innovation Colleges. Located in the Midwest, with four beautiful seasons, miles of golf courses and beautiful lakes parks, trails, and active downtown. Jackson has an Amtrak stop, bus service, and we are an hour from an international airport. Our employees enjoy working on a beautiful campus complete with state-of-the art facilities, a fitness trail, disc golf, on site mental, dental, and physical care and childcare. We believe in serving our community and making a positive difference to the life and future of our region by making socially responsible decisions that have real, beneficial and measurable impacts on people and the world around us. While we offer many of the amenities of larger institutions, our students, and our Total Commitment to Student Success (TCS2), is our focus. We provide small class sizes, individual professional development opportunities and a family atmosphere.

Selects, recruits, instructs and monitors student-athletes for Women’s Volleyball.

Responsible for submitting preliminary budget, schedule, travel and equipment needs for

Women’s Volleyball. Follows all rules and guidelines in accordance with the College, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA).

Essential Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provides preliminary budget projectionsRecruits prospective student-athletes in accordance with JC’s strategic enrollment management targetsAthletic and academic performance shall be consideredSubmit list of recruits for grant approval (All grants/scholarships are awarded in accordance with an approved College budget and shall be approved by the Athletic Director.Prepares the teams scheduleDevelops an annual on/off season plan that includes goals for the program (Athletic, Academic, Fund Development and Community Service)Supervision of assistant coaches, volunteers and student-athletes (academic, practice and games)Fosters sportsmanship and fair playCoordinate practices schedules and tripsManage team equipment including inventory, repair, and replacement (purchasing in accordance with approved budget guidelines and purchasing procedures)Abide by all standards, rules and regulations of the NJCAA and MCCAAConform to the administrative policies of the College and the Athletic DepartmentTravel regulations - Maintain a good motor vehicle records for teams travel
  • Grants
  • Purchasing Credit card use
  • Foster a positive image for the College and the Athletic DepartmentPromote and track student academic performance and community service. Make appropriate referrals to College resources when a student is in need of academic assistance (i.e. not meeting satisfactory academic progress).Assure team media information is accurate, current and complete (rosters, webpages, brochures, etc.)Engage in athletic program fund developmentSupport student athlete preparation and referral when athletic and academic transfer is the goalResponsible for understanding, supporting and actively demonstrating the College’s beliefs, values, mission and vision and being in agreement to be evaluated by same.Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Minimum Qualifications


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience

    Associate Degree from an accredited undergraduate institution is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Health Promotion, or related field preferred. Three or more years of experience serving as a head coach in a college, high school or club setting required. College coaching experience preferred. Must be CPR/First Aid Certified, or able to obtain certification within 30-days of employment. Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s license with no restrictions.

    Computer Skills

    Knowledge of personal computers and software including word processing, scheduling, e-mail, and spreadsheets required.

    Language Skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to communication effectively in written and oral formats including the ability to speak before large audiences.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add, subtract and apply concepts of basic statistics.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, run, sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust and focus.


    The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

    “This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required and shall not be construed as declaring the specific duties and responsibilities. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his or her supervision. The use of particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.”

    Supplemental Information

    Jackson College only accepts on-line applications though this system. For assistance with this, please call 517-796-8468.

    Coaches are not employed directly by Jackson College with the exception of those receiving a pension from the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System. All others are employed by EDUStaff, LLC. If you are selected you will be required to complete EDUStaff's employment application and on-boarding processes.

    It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess (even if you are repeating it from your resume or cover letter). For instance, do not say, "See Resume or C/V." Your resume, cover letter, and an unofficial transcript must be attached to your application. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.

    When you apply for the position, you will get to the document upload area where you will be given an opportunity to attach your documents such as your vita, transcripts, etc.. Instructions will also be found there.

    The College reserves the right to request proof of degree or certification at a later date if these documents are required as part of the qualifications for the position.

    Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background and reference check.

    If selected you will be required to complete the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Eligibility Verification form I-9 and provide documentation verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States. EDUStaff is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

    Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

    A copy of Jackson College's Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available on the JC Campus Safety & Security website. The security report contains crime statistics for the previous three years (2014-2016) for all of our campus locations and the annual fire safety report, which contains statistics for any reported fires in campus housing units and fire safety systems in these buildings. Additionally, the report contains policies, available resources and information concerning personal safety, fire safety and reporting procedures for both crimes and fires.

    Jackson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/1/2021
    Application Due: 5/12/2021
    Work Type: Full Time