About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal
arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the
main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our
campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is
accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
(NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60
minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students
prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship
with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse
learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of
developing effective communicators with reflective and critical
thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building
meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs
to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of
liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical
field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry
extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students,
faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by
applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Head
Women's Volleyball Coach is responsible for all aspects of the
development and administration of a successful NCAA Division III
Intercollegiate Volleyball Program. The program will be
conducted in accordance with all College and National Collegiate
Athletic Association (NCAA), Eastern College Athletic Conference
(ECAC), Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC),) rules, regulations,
and policies. The Head Coach will supervise and delegate
certain functions to the (1) Assistant Women's Volleyball
The Head Women's Volleyball Coach is a professional employee of
the College with a primary duty of teaching and instructing
student-athletes in the specific sport that is being coached. The
vast majority of the Head Coach's time is spent on
coaching/teaching duties, as well as performing numerous
administrative duties. The length of playing season is (18)
1. Coaching/Teaching Duties
- Teach and develop Volleyball specific skills in a successful,
safe and prudent manner.
- Create, present, and maintain records of up-to-date lesson
plans for pre-season/season practice drills and procedures
detailing the desired goals to be achieved.
- Schedule practice and game preparation sessions; conduct post
game analysis and incorporate into lesson plans.
- Conduct research of opposing teams.
- Initiate new ideas and methods to improve the program in
support of the College goal of a successful conference and
attainment of a regional level Intercollegiate Associate ranking
relevant to Volleyball.
2. Team Success
- Build Volleyball student athletes' respect for themselves,
their teammates, their opponents, their coaches, and their
sport. Communicate to student athletes in a positive
- Assure proper safety equipment and safety practices are
implemented; Schedule practices; assure skills and game strategies
are effectively taught.
- Develop commitment of team members to team success.
- Work with Assistant Volleyball Coach on game preparation, film
review, practice scheduling.
- Partner with the Admission Department in the recruiting of
student athletes; provide recruiting reports as requested by
Admission and follow Admission and recruiting procedures as
required by Admission
- Arrange and attend recruiting visits to schools, games, and
recruiting events, maintaining full and accurate records of
- Maintain recruiting database with up-to-date contact
information for prospective students and coach contacts, as well as
record of all communications and interactions with
- Supervise recruiting efforts of Assistant Volleyball
- Arrange on-campus visits for recruits and meet with prospective
students and their families; arrange overnight visits and assure
prospective students are appropriately supervised.
- Participate in Admission Open Houses, Accepted Student Day, and
- Source possible recruits through phone, email and on-line
- Assist in preparation of recruitment mailings.
- Work closely with Admission Counselors through the Admission
cycle and provide reports to Admission as requested.
4. Student Success and Retention
- Monitor academic success of Volleyball student athletes and
encourage high achievement.
- Respond effectively to concerns expressed by student athletes
about athletic and non-athletic issues.
- Keep Athletic Director informed of concerns raised by
- Refer students to appropriate office on campus to address
concerns (Academic Support, Counseling, Residence Life, Financial
Aid, Athletic Training). Follow-up when appropriate.
- Monitor student performance with Student Affairs, and encourage
participation and compliance with campus standards.
5. Team Administration
- Attend all Athletic Department coaches meetings.
- Support other teams, and other Athletic units (Sports
Information, Athletic Training).
- Complete all paperwork in a timely manner regarding rosters,
purchase orders, meal expenses, eligibility forms, reimbursements,
- Aid the Athletic Training and Sports Information departments in
getting material (from players or coaches) that they need.
- Arrange all transportation, food and lodging for
- In charge of distribution, collection, and inspection of all
- Coordinate Work-study assignments as needed (Team Laundry,
office work, etc.)
- Meet regularly with Athletic Director.
- Keep Roster Size of 12-16 players.
- Put together a schedule of 30 Games.
6. Community Outreach
- Arrange Service projects for team (at least two events each
- Maintain records and inform Institutional Advancement and
Athletic Director prior to all events. (Secure approval of
events from Athletic Director in advance.)
- Assure that team presents a positive image both externally and
- Initiate alumni involvement when appropriate.
- Initiate Fund-raising ideas to help supplement your funds.
- Conduct an ongoing recruitment program through a variety of
methods, both on and off the court with the goal to attract, select
and encourage enrollment of high caliber student-athletes.
- Comply with the Volleyball specific intercollegiate affiliation
policy, conference rules, and department policy and
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of
- Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation,
professional protocols, and individual privacy.
- Supervise weight room for safety purposes when needed.
- Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related discipline from
an accredited four-year collegiate institution.
- Intercollegiate Volleyball specific experience.
- Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals,
tactics, and strategies of coaching intercollegiate sports with
ability to recruit talented players for the Volleyball
- Knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations
concerning eligibility and recruiting related to specific sport
that is being coached.
- Ability to handle emergency situations involving students.
- Current driver's license and good driving record.
- Ability to travel.
- Ability to work evening and weekends and some holidays.
- Current CPR and First Aid certification.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry
College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique
identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain
working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and
At the College's discretion, the education and experience
prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate,
to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of
education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for
success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful
completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to
the College's Title IX Coordinator, Elizabeth Canning
email@example.com, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic
Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of
Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post
Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617)
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for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the
- a cover letter;
- a resume; and;
- a list of three professional references, one of which must be a
former or current supervisor, including complete contact
information and professional titles.