To serve as head coach for the men’s and women’s volleyball teams and as an administrator for the Athletics and Recreation Department.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as head coach for the men’s and women’s volleyball teams: Recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Oversight of player development. Oversight of practice and game coaching. Monitor curricular and co-curricular progress of student athletes. Participate in fundraising and community service projects. Comply with NCAA, North Atlantic Conference (NAC) and New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) rules while supporting the philosophy of the school and conference. Serve on conference and NCAA committees as assigned. Assist in the planning of the overall administration, development, and implementation of varsity athletic programs. Hire, train, and supervise student assistants to carry out tasks related to specific areas such as the fitness center, the pool, and the rock-climbing wall, equipment maintenance, club and intramural programs. Monitor recreation and athletic activities, facilities and equipment on a regular basis, ensuring adherence to established operating procedures, with a focus on safety. Perform other duties as assigned. Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of university students and personnel as well as facility users and others outside of the university.
The University values diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds. NVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the Vermont State Colleges' system and does not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, ancestry, place of birth, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age or veteran status, or against a qualified individual with a disability, or any other person whose status is protected under local, state or federal laws. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Applicants needing special accommodations should contact Human Resources.
Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, recreation, physical education or other appropriate discipline required, with a master’s degree preferred, plus two to four years of coaching experience at a college or university, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three reference contacts, and a statement of commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Broad base of knowledge and skills related to athletics and athletic facilities. Strong knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations concerning eligibility, transfer, incoming student athletes and recruitment.
First Aid – CPR certification. Weekend and evening work is required. Must be available to travel, have a valid driver’s license, and be able to drive for the purpose of university business.
Final offer of employment is subject to a fingerprint supported criminal background check.
Additional Salary Information: Healthcare, Education and Retirement Benefits
Internal Number: ATHLE01250
About Northern Vermont University-Johnson
Northern Vermont University-Johnson offers 13 varsity sports programs. A member of the NCAA Division III and the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), Johnson competes among schools from Maine, New York, Massachusetts and Vermont.
Northern Vermont University (NVU) fosters the intellectual, creative, and personal growth of every student in a community committed to diversity and inclusion. We provide innovative professional and liberal arts educational experiences that prepare students to be critical thinkers and engaged global citizens.