Identifies and recruits prospective student-athletes in coordination with the Volleyball Head Coach. Recruits prospective student-athletes, both high school and junior college, according to NCAA guidelines. Responsible for recruiting student-athletes who meet the objectives of the University and the program including assessing success academically. As part of recruiting responsibilities, will travel frequently in order to evaluate the talent of prospective student-athletes and will arrange for official or unofficial visits for prospects, including their travel, lodging, meetings with academic advisors, and any other related activities. Maintains accurate recruiting records consisting of contacts with student-athletes, both in person and by telephone, and also notification of official and unofficial visits. Assists in the instruction of intercollegiate athletes, both during practice and competition. Assists with different aspects of matches including strategies, film break- down and upload per conference requirements, video analysis, statistics, etc. Maintains practice records to ensure practice limitations are adhered to according to conference and NCAA guidelines. Adjusts coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of student-athletes and evaluates athletes' skills, and review performance records, in order to determine their fitness and potential in athletics. Assists in implementing academic initiatives to monitor and ensure academic progress of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA, Conference and University rules. Gives routine assessment and feedback to student-athletes in regard to their academic and athletic performance. Attends athletic functions as required and promotes the programs to outside civic groups or organizations. Solicits athletic department donors through various promotional activities sponsored by the department and sports program to supplement program's existing budget. Organizes team travel to away contests, including mode of travel and lodging. Assists in ordering team equipment. Monitors condition of equipment and order replacements as necessary. Attends coaches' preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings. Attends conferences and seminars for current NCAA rules and regulations. Communicates with Head Coach regarding prospective student-athletes; scheduling of opponents; plan, organize and conduct practice sessions; arrange and conduct sports-related activities such as camps, skill-improvement courses, clinics, and/or pre-season try-outs. Works closely with NCAA Athletic Compliance staff to ensure adherence to all applicable NCAA, Conference and University regulations including assisting with educational initiatives for Volleyball staff and student-athletes. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and adheres to applicable NCAA, Conference, University, and departmental rules and regulations. Upon notification of any NCAA violation, reports the violation to the NCAA Compliance Office. Also has a responsibility to follow applicable procedures and cooperate fully with any and all investigations of potential violations of NCAA, Conference, University or departmental rules and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching, instructing and coaching, preferably at the collegiate level. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. 5+ years of experience. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials. Strong consideration given to those with Division I or II volleyball coaching experience.
Current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification must be provided.
Internal Number: 2018-5548
About University of Central Oklahoma
The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment. Located in Edmond, Central is one of the top public universities in Oklahoma City's thriving metropolitan area.As Oklahoma's metropolitan university, Central offers its more than 17,000 students an innovative learning community where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teachers' college. Students develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time and 650 adjunct faculty and staff who, guided by the mission of helping students learn, are committed to transforming lives.With 114 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Graphic Design, Mass Communications, Teacher Education, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district. The university added to its downtown presence with the opening of the CHK|Central Boathouse on the Oklahoma River in 2015. Central also is one... of two universities in the country named an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site. Central's appealing 210-acre main campus offers a learning and living environment that is a source of pride for the Central community. Central is ranked among the top public regional universities in the nation by US News and World Report, and has been named as one of the top universities to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education five of the past six years. The university also stands among the top universities nationally for student housing and sustainable "green" practices, like its use of 100 percent wind energy and alternative transportation programs. Central is an official "Green Power Partner" of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and won the EPA's Green Power Challenge for its athletic conference the past three years.The UCO Broncho athletic teams compete in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association conference. The university's athletics program has a rich tradition of success, most recently winning the 2013 NCAA Division II National Softball Championship and Division II Rowing National Championship in 2018. Founded in 1890 as one of the state's first institutions of higher learning, Central cultivates creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, creating a culture of change where students learn, lead and serve.The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.