Job Summary: The Assistant Volleyball Coach performs responsible program building including planning, coaching, teaching and recruiting and will assist the Head Coach in managing and directing the program. Work is performed under the general supervision and performance evaluation is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: To include but are not limited to:
Coordinate activities through the Head Volleyball Coach.
Assist Head Coach in recruiting, including calling prospective student-athletes, evaluating high school and junior college players, setting up all on campus visits and maintaining accurate records and databases.
Provide instruction to volleyball student-athletes on the fundamentals, details and strategies of volleyball as assigned by Head Coach.
Intermittently step in as practice player competing at a high Division I level.
Responsible for adhering to all policies and regulations of the Director of Athletics, University, Atlantic 10 Conference and NCAA.
Counsel student-athletes in sport participation, personal development and academics.
Assist Head Coach in fundraising and attend all program events upon request.
Assist in marketing and promotion of Volleyball.
Responsible for administering team travel.
Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the University positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.
Assist Head Coach in developing game strategy.
Liaison with Equipment Manager when ordering and monitoring team equipment.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required.
Minimum of 2 years coaching experience, preferably at the NCAA Division I level.
Familiarity with Data Volleyball preferred.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
A proven record of integrity, high principles and demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student-athletes academically and athletically.
Regular and reliable attendance at the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position.
Valid Driver's License.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: PT0110
About Fordham University
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.