The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for assisting with all phases of managing a successful volleyball program. Applicant should have strong recruiting skills and knowledge of the NCAA Division II rules and must have experience in working with a diverse population. Specific Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties: Assess talent and recruit prospective student-athletes Assist head coach with planning and conducting team and individual practices Establish relationships with local high school and area club coaches Create itineraries for official/unofficial visits Arrange team travel including hotels, buses, rental vehicles, meals Monitor student-athlete academic performance; arrange study halls; supervise student-athletes Order apparel and equipment as needed; maintain equipment inventory Manage and promote all team, individual skills, satellite, and coaches camps Manage video-exchange program Create and oversee community service opportunities Create and assist with fundraising efforts Coordinate game-day operations; schedule line judges, ball crew Schedule practice facilities Manage alumni database and social media sites Serve as a positive role model for student-athletes Performs other related duties as required
Education, Experience, and Licenses
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.
Competitive background in collegiate volleyball preferred as well as one to two years of coaching experience at the club level or above.
Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.
Must have valid driver's license and the ability to meet insurance requirements for driving university vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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.
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with public groups to coordinate community service activities.
Actively seek out opportunities for community service
Requires the ability to use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.
Requires the ability to use computers for data entry.
Requires the ability to use computers for word processing and other technical computer applications.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear including the use of a telephone; and demonstrate volleyball. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to attend volleyball matches and conduct practice sessions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is located in Joplin, Missouri. Joplin, with a population of around 50,000, is a retail hub serving approximately 400,000 people - the fourth largest metro area in Missouri. Approximately 5,600 undergraduates are enrolled in our state-supported, comprehensive university offering more than 100 degree options and a strong commitment to international education, liberal arts, and professional and pre-professional programs. MSSU is a member of NCAA Division II and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA).