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Performs assistant women's volleyball coaching duties, including recruitment of student-athletes in a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III intercollegiate volleyball program
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Assists in planning, organizing and conducting practice sessions. Provides training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games. Identifies and recruits potential student-athletes. Assist in plans and directs physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance. Adjusts coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes. Files scouting reports that detail player assessments, provides recommendations on athlete recruitment, and identifies locations and individuals to be targeted for future recruitment efforts. Keeps records of athlete, team and opposing teams performance. Analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of opposing teams in order to develop game strategies. Keeps abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to volleyball. Performs activities that support the volleyball program, such as meeting with media representatives, alumni, boosters and the general public to publicize and promote the volleyball programs. Assists in selecting and acquiring uniforms, supplies and equipment. Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College's Catholic tradition. Performs related duties as assigned.
Assertiveness Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea. Coaching and Development Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas. Communication, Oral Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Competitiveness - Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects. Conflict Resolution Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation. Diversity Orientated Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type. Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task. Ethical Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result. Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals. Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability. Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative. Team Builder - Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in any field.
Experience: Two to four years related experience preferred
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Other Requirements: Through knowledge of the principles and practices of collegiate volleyball. Knowledge of rules and regulations of NCAA Division III and the American Rivers Conference as they pertain to collegiate volleyball.
To apply, please go to: https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/ to upload your cover letter and resume. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.
Internal Number: 4.27.21
About Loras College
Loras College’s 60 acre campus is located on one of Dubuque’s highest bluffs, overlooking the Mississippi River at the junction of the states of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, about 3 hours west of Chicago. Dubuque’s population is approximately 60,000 and its nineteenth century architecture is woven into limestone bluffs and provides a picturesque backdrop to the river landscape. Many residential and commercial areas have been designated as historical districts to preserve Dubuque’s unique heritage. Its strong education base supports numerous cultural activities, and in addition, there are sporting events, shopping facilities, schools, and churches that are convenient to its residents. The climate has marked seasons with a comfortable summer, cool spring and fall, and a winter that encourages a variety of sports that have in recent years attracted a growing tourism industry.