To assist in coaching, recruiting, counseling, conditioning, and evaluating for the volleyball team as directed; instruct HPES 1549.
Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing; 2 years of volleyball coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, or club level or 2 years of collegiate or professional playing experience; demonstrated experience in training and instructing athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Division I or II women’s volleyball coaching and recruiting experience.
In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this position will perform light work.
LIGHT: work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects, requiring: (1) walking or standing to a significant degree; (2) sitting most of the time while pushing or pulling arm or leg controls; or (3) working at a production rate pace while constantly pushing or pulling materials even though the weight or the materials is negligible. (The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implements coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjusts strategies as needed; evaluates opponents and develops game strategies; plans and conducts practices and other activities in preparation for competition; manages camps and clinics, if applicable.
Assists with the development of the team budget; analyzes historical expenditure fixtures; compiles projections for budget expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, athletic aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditures of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA regulations; prepares expenditure reports as directed.
Conducts promotional activities for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional materials for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local community groups, fundraisers, athlete events, etc.
Assists with the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athletic academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.
Identifies and develops team strategy for recruitment; analyzes team needs in order to focus recruitment efforts; creates promotional strategy for contacting and recruiting prospective student athletes; develops promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to prospective recruits; conducts recruiting trips and activities in accordance with developed recruitment strategy; formulates recommendations concerning the award of athletic aid to targeted recruits.
Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.
Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Videotapes practices, games, and strength training sessions as directed.
Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.
Develops and manages strength training program as directed.
Drives passenger vans as required.
Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
REPORTS TO: Head Coach
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES: Annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit; CPR/AED and First Aid upon hire.