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Assistant Womens Volleyball Coach

Employer
Whitman College
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

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


Assistant Womens Volleyball Coach
Whitman College

Compensation: $19.04/hour - $21.59/hour

WHITMAN COLLEGE

Located in the historic community of Walla Walla, Whitman's vibrant and beautiful tree-lined campus is home to an intellectually diverse, dynamic, welcoming and supportive community of some 500 staff and faculty serving approximately 1,500 students from the local region and across the globe. With exceptional students, accomplished faculty and staff, and a fiercely loyal and growing number of engaged alumni, Whitman College continues to build on its national reputation for academic excellence as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college's working and learning environment. Whitman College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EEO).

POSITION PURPOSE

Assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the Women's Volleyball Program. This position is a 0.48 FTE that works 1000 annual hours.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following functions.
  • Assist with all aspects of the volleyball program.
  • Recruit qualified student-athletes for admission to a demanding academic environment.
  • Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
  • Observe all NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations.
  • Teach the fundamental principles and techniques of volleyball skills (i.e. competition, traditions and sportsmanship) as well as the philosophy of the sport.
  • Positively and actively contribute to the College's core values of diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism.
  • Proactive in all matters pertaining to safety among staff and participants.
  • Cooperate with all coaches and administrative staff within the athletics program to enhance overall department operation and student-athlete experience.
  • Effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the College and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
  • Film analysis.
    • Set/End record times, upload film in VolleyMetrics.
    • Assist in scouting opponents to develop scouting reports.
    • Upload Film into Hudl.
    • Analyze practice and matches to improve individual and team performance.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Must be able to explain and/or demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Specifically,

Coaching
  • Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an individual and team setting.
  • Ability to attend all practices, matches, team events, camps, clinics, and academy.
  • Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the position (bowling, chipping, float serve, controlled down ball, toss to hit, etc.).

Mentoring
  • Ability to provide individual academic and athletic feedback and guidance to student-athletes.
  • Ability to provide a positive environment and be a positive role model for student-athletes.

Recruiting
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Mac operating systems.
  • Ability to use Front Rush to organize and track communication and status updates.
  • Ability to recruit outstanding student-athletes to a strong academic environment.
  • Ability to successfully articulate the values of a liberal arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student athletes.
  • Communicate with Whitman admissions on prospective student-athletes.
  • Ability to attend matches and tournaments in the Pacific Northwest and around the country.

Miscellaneous
  • Ability to coordinate transportation, lodging and meals with off campus travel.
  • Thorough knowledge of all applicable NCAA Division III and Conference rules as they apply to volleyball.
  • Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and students.
  • Special projects and other duties as needed by the Head Coach.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Driver's License with 3+ years of driving experience and the ability to pass a motor vehicle report.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • College coaching experience.
  • Desire to pursue a career in coaching or athletics at the high school or college level.


Please note that while the description details both required and preferred qualifications, we want applicants to be aware that they do not need to have all of the preferred qualifications to be considered for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications and have passion for the work, you are encouraged to apply.

COMPENSATION

Successful applicants can expect to start at $19.04 per hour.

PART-TIME BENEFITS

Medical and Vision Insurances.

403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with a 10% matching contribution after eligibility requirements are met.

Paid Time Off: vacation and sick accrual based on hours worked.

Tuition Remission - Dependent Children

Employee tuition waiver for one Whitman course per semester.

Employee Assistance Program

Learn more about part-time benefits eligibility here.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION FOR JOB CANDIDATES

Contact Human Resources regarding requests for disability accommodation in the employment application process.

APPLICATION REVIEW

Application review will begin April 4, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

START DATE

April 2024

For full application instructions and position description, visit https://whitman.bamboohr.com/careers/345


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