The Head Volleyball Coach will be responsible for the direction of an NCAA Division II volleyball program and the coaching functions related to the sport of volleyball.
Duties: Provide strategic direction, leadership and motivation for the entire SAU volleyball program; construct and supervise a coaching staff that consist of a full-time assistant along with a graduate assistant; coach and develop athletes to achieve success on the court and in the classroom; comply with NCAA, Great American Conference, and University rules and regulations; provide effective management of games and practices; recruit student-athletes; assist in fundraising; manage budget; attend staff meetings; communicate with alumni; organize and manage camps and clinics; establish a strong working relationship with University and surrounding community; and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Additional work responsibilities will be assigned based on qualifications.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred; 3-5 years coaching experience equivalent to Division II; head coach experience preferred; demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven leadership and management ability; aptitude to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sport; possess academic achievements; proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes; and budget experience. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community, and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for five (5) persons who may be contacted as references to HR@saumag.edu or The Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review begins immediately. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.