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Head Volleyball Coach- Part Time / Full Time Position

Lake-Sumter State College
Leesburg, Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

Job Summary

Oversees the LSSC Women’s Volleyball Program. Position will be a full-time or part-time position based on further/additional duties determined by qualifications.

Responsible for promoting and sustaining a collegial, respectful, and high-performing work environment and demonstrating LSSC’s values of caring, communicating, collaborating, and celebrating.
Responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s core values of Caring, Communicating, Collaborating and Celebrating.

Position reports to: The Director of Athletics
Incumbent supervises: Students

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Oversee the planning, development, and execution of the LSSC Women’s Volleyball team, including recruitment, promotion, and marketing of the programs in coordination with Director of athletics.
  • Coordinate and manage volleyball practices and tournaments.
  • Recruit Volleyball student-athletes who exhibit regard for character and excellence in their lives. Provide and/or seek the necessary counseling, community service opportunities, training and monitoring of student athletes in the Volleyball program.
  • Assist in completion of admission and enrollment processing of potential student-athletes for the LSSC Volleyball program in accordance with FCSAA and NJCAA policies.
  • Teach sound fundamentals which merge with sound strategy result in efficient performances by athletes; conduct practices/competitions and supervise all related activities; provide proper instruction of skills, coordinated practice and competition plans, and supervise assistant coaches. Foster good conduct by players and assistant coaches by setting a good personal example.
  • Foster good conduct by players and assistant coaches by setting a good personal example.
  • Coordinate officials, secure necessary equipment, facilities and set-up for the Volleyball team.
  • Ensure safety in all aspects of the intercollegiate Athletic Program.
  • Enforce student-athlete/athletic coach codes of conduct.
  • Responsible for monitoring equipment and Volleyball facility needs; arranging for appropriate repairs and maintenance, as needed.
  • Maintenance and care of all LSSC equipment and property.
  • Operate the volleyball program under the policies and procedures provided by LSSC, FCSAA and NJCAA; admission, registration, and financial aid procedures for student-athletes; attending departmental meetings, committee assignments, coaches’ meetings/ conferences and submit required documentation to Director of Athletics and post-Secondary Access and Articulation.
  • Monitor student-athlete grade checks.
  • Prepare and submit all statistical information for the Volleyball program to the FCSAA and NJCAA; update statistical information and coordinate website information in cooperation with the Director of Athletics.
  • In coordination with the Service-Learning Coordinator, provide our student-athletes with community service opportunities through the school year.
  • Coordinate and manage Volleyball camps and clinics.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Must be proficient in relationship building and public speaking skills.
  • Knowledgeable of NJCAA and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to maintain good working relationships with student-athletes & parents in order to achieve high retention rates as well as faculty, staff and members of the community.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of coaching techniques and ways to communicate those techniques to many different personalities.
  • Able to coach, inspire, and mentor student-athletes
  • Strong work ethic, service excellence, and responsibility
  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment
  • Work involves planning and directing daily requests
  • Knowledge of strength and conditioning principles.
  • Ability to work with Volleyball equipment including maintenance and set-up.
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to create and run practices/camps/showcases to improve on field performance.
  • This position requires the employee to own and use a personal communication device (cell phone) for successful job performance.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average weight up to fifty (50) pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, as well as knowledge and understanding of the organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours
  • This position requires the employee to own and use a personal communication device (cell phone) for successful job performance.
Minimum Qualifications & Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required, master’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE : Two years’ experience coaching, preferably in a post-secondary educational setting. Prior coaching and playing experience preferred.

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