Organize, develop and maintain all activities designated as appropriate by Head Coach for Volleyball. Be familiar with all NCAA and America East conference rules, policies, and regulations pertinent to the sport coached; develop strategy and tactics for play. Duties/Responsibilities
•Contributes to planning and implementing the training, conditioning and coaching programs for the volleyball team. Assists head coach in conducting team practices, training, conditioning, and competitions. Prepares scouting reports and game plans for opponents. Teaches volleyball skills to student-athletes. Demonstrates a sincere interest in the academic, personal, and physical welfare of each student-athlete; counsels team members and consult with the head coach and appropriate College staff as necessary for the resolution of issues
•Assists head coach in developing and implementing an overall recruiting plan, including, but not limited to: identifying qualified students and talented athletes; communicating with prospects by phone, mail, e-mail; traveling to evaluate prospects, meet parents and high school coaches; organizing and participating in visits to campus by prospects, and maintaining appropriate recruiting records as required by the NCAA. Maintains knowledge of the University programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects.
•Knows and complies with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and America East, and works to stay abreast of rule changes, applications and interpretations; actively seeks to ensure that athletes and athletics representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and America East rules. Assists the head coach in planning and administering the budget for the volleyball program, which includes assessing needs for equipment, team travel, recruiting, etc. Plans and reconciles recruiting travel expenses. Assists head coach in planning and developing competitive schedule. Assists head coach in coordinating team travel. Assists the head coach in keeping alumni, parents and supporters informed of the program’s status through newsletters, brochures, talks, etc.
•Assists head coach in promoting UNH and the volleyball program through camps, clinics, and community involvement. Develops and maintains positive relationships with a wide range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, department and University Staff, alumni, fans, community members, the media, etc. Represents UNH, the athletic department, and the volleyball program in an exemplary fashion. Strong knowledge of volleyball skills and strategies. Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community. Strong organizational skills. Must possess valid drivers license for off-campus recruiting efforts.
Acceptable Minimum Years of Experience • 3-5 years
Other Minimum Qualifications: • Four years experience playing and/or coaching volleyball at the Division 1 level.
Additional Preferred Qualifications • Experience recruiting and evaluation of potential student athletes.
• Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
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The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.