Daemen College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Men’s and Women's Volleyball Graduate Assistant for the 2020-2021 academic year. Under supervision, the Graduate Assistant for Men’s and Women’s Volleyball provides support to the head coaches in the areas of coaching, operations, fundraising, camps, and recruiting. Daemen is a member of the East Coast Conference (ECC). The selected applicant will receive a tuition waiver for up to nine graduate credits per semester. The applicant will be responsible for the cost of any fees associated with the program. This position is renewable for the next academic year conditional upon satisfactory performance, availability of funds and adherence to all Daemen College academic requirements and employment protocols.
Primary Duties: Primary assistant coach for program that is in their championship season with secondary responsibility to non championship season program; Coordinates team travel for program that is in championship season; Assist in design and structure of practice activity and in game strategy; Assist the head coach in scouting opponents.
This position requires the ability to break down and evaluate film; Supports a positive and competitive team environment; Recruit on and off campus and be involved in on-campus visits; Organize and arrange camps and clinics, including but not limited to; working camp sessions. Assists with community service initiatives and program and college wide fundraising efforts. Performs other job related duties as assigned
Working knowledge of NCAA Division I/II rules.
Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
A valid U.S. driver’s license
Ability to work both traditional and non-traditional business hours.
About Daemen College
Founded in 1947, Daemen College is a private, co-educational institution located on a scenic thirty-nine acre campus in suburban Amherst, New York, which has been recognized by Money Magazine as the safest city of its size in America.
The Western New York location offers convenient access to the arts, scenic outdoor recreation and international travel to Canada.
The College enrolls approximately two thousand students and while most students are enrolled in undergraduate studies, the College also offers graduate programs. Daemen College is a dynamic, independent liberal arts institution committed to excellence in student centered learning. The College places special emphasis on preparing students for excellence in professional life, civic engagement, and an understanding that learning is an exciting, life long journey. In keeping with its mission, the College prizes creativity and innovation in all aspects of institutional life. Daemen College has the distinctive feature of a core curriculum that stresses competencies and integrated knowledge; special programs for student research and celebrates excellence with the annual academic festival.