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Assistant Volleyball Coach

Miami University (Ohio)
Miami University, Oxford
Start date
Nov 8, 2023

Job Summary:

To assist the Head Volleyball coach in the administration and operation of the Volleyball Program consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies, i.e., Mid-American Conference.

Duties/Physical Demands:

1. Participation in the Administration of the Volleyball Program:
• Instruct and train individual and team skills in all areas of training and practices within the Miami system as designated by the head coach.
• Scout opponents, prepare strategies for matches along with detailed scouting reports. Organize student managers and staff to help with the timely scouting process while utilizing the Volleymetric system.
• Master and efficiently utilize available software as related to recruiting and compliance, specifically, University Athlete and ARMS.
• Oversee program’s video and scoresheet video uploading requirements by following Conference rules and deadlines. Supervise student managers, as they assist with these and other tasks.
• Assist in the development of practice plans with the head coach, conducting on-court skills and strategies training.
• Gain a working knowledge to manage the NCAA CARA Logs for monthly, weekly and daily student-athlete activity hours, as well as official visits.
• Assist in the recruitment and assessment of male student-athletes on the Miami men’s club team to participate in fall and spring practice sessions. Assist the head coach in the recruitment of graduate students to Miami, and student managers who desire to be involved with daily volleyball operations.
• Assist with work related to camp preparations and administration, equipment services, communications, social media, community service and other important areas as requested by the head coach.

2. Assist the head coach in conducting the Volleyball Program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for competitions, practice sessions and recruiting, scheduling, and assisting in the education of student-athletes on the NCAA rules.

3. Participate in department activities, including service on committees, community service and attendance at all scheduled meetings.

4. Participate in other duties assigned by the athletic administration and head coach.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree
Experience at the college level

Desired Qualifications:

Master Degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of NCAA rules, solid writing and interpersonal skills, elevated knowledge of the technical and tactical aspects of the game of volleyball

Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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