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Head Men's Volleyball Coach

Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

Posting Details

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Position Title:

Head Men's Volleyball Coach



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Staff Term:

10 Months

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Hours vary, nights and weekends required

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Wheaton College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Norton, Massachusetts, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate and caring individual to serve as the inaugural Head Coach of Men’s Volleyball. This individual will recruit, build and lead our newly created intercollegiate Men’s Volleyball program. Once the program is created, the Head Coach prepares the team for a full intercollegiate varsity season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents and match preparation.

Duties Include but are not limited to:
  • Build a new men’s volleyball program.
  • Organize and conduct team practices to prepare the team for competition. Travel locally, regionally, and nationally for any regular or post-season events.
  • Develop and execute a recruiting plan for prospective student-athletes
  • Serve in an administrative capacity as needed, including but not limited to, game management and/or a secondary duty.
  • Oversee the student-athlete’s academic progress and be available for consultation and support for overall student-athlete well-being.
  • Create and implement a plan of engagement and communication with alumni, families, friends and fundraising initiatives.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 2-4 years of collegiate coaching experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends throughout the year to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field.
  • Commitment to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the development of students around their education, cultural diversity, mental health awareness, and healthy masculinity.
Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree, collegiate volleyball experience, and 3-5 years of head coaching experience preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

To attract and retain the most talented individuals, Wheaton College maintains a flexible and competitive staff compensation and benefits program.

When determining and establishing hiring rates or recruitment ranges for a position, the College considers a number of factors including the budget for the position, the range of the grade, the external market for the position or similar positions, level and scope of responsibilities, required education, skills and relevant experience as well as internal equity. All salary offers must have the prior approval of the Office of Human Resources.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with the qualifications, education and experience.

Physical Demands

Individuals must possess the skills and abilities or be able to teach and demonstrate all aspects of the sport they are coaching. The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends. Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the College actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Wheaton’s core belief is that valuing diversity is pivotal to personal development, intellectual expansion, and societal equity. Our community is united by a shared dedication to equity and access that is essential to providing a transformative education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Open Until Filled



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Special Instructions to Candidates:

The federal government and the state of Massachusetts have made the decision to end the COVID -19 public health emergency. Effective June 1, 2023, the college will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations and boosters for members of our community. Rather, we strongly recommend that everyone stay up to date on their vaccinations, including boosters, as recommended by their health care provider.

While we will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations, we strongly encourage members of our campus community to adhere to public health recommendations for vaccination to protect against COVID -19, as well as influenza and other diseases.

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  1. Cover Letter
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  3. Resume
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Wheaton College of Massachusetts.

Founded in 1834 in Norton, Massachusetts, Wheaton College is among New England's premier private liberal arts and sciences colleges.

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