Assistant Volleyball Coach

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Assistant Volleyball Coach  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: Assist with the coaching, recruitment and administrative duties relating to the intercollegiate volleyball program. Must be able to travel with team and for recruiting. Additional earnings possible with sports camps. This is a 12-month position.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  
Required Work Experience: At least two years volleyball coaching experience. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience playing at the collegiate level. Experience with video editing software and recruiting. Collegiate volleyball coaching experience.  
Duties/Responsibilities: Perform all responsibilities in accordance with the established policies and procedures of Ferris State University.
Represent and promote the volleyball program on the campus, in the conference, and throughout the State under the direction of the Head Volleyball Coach.
Maintain effective liaison with other people and units on the campus as appropriate.
Maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of staff to include, athletic trainer, facility and equipment manager, athletic business manager, sports information personnel, team physician, other coaching colleagues, faculty and administrators, and other university employees, students and parents.
Assist with planning and implementing an effective weight training, conditioning, and nutrition program for student athletics.
Assist with the planning and implementation of all practice sessions.
Assist with video analysis of opponents and team.
Assist with other coaching related responsibilities deemed necessary by the head coach.
Maintain and distribute individual and team statistics to use for match preparation and practice planning.
Coordinate home game management.
Assist with monitoring academic progress of athletes, arrange for academic support, etc.
Assist with the recruiting of student athletes to include but not limited to: evaluation, visits, contacts, and complete all administrative reports and information as required by NCAA and Ferris State Compliance Office.
Supervise student managers, work study students, and interns.
Attend meetings as needed.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
Reports to the Head Volleyball Coach.
Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
Supervises student managers, work study students and interns.
Skills and Abilities: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Organize work responsibilities.
Play volleyball.
Travel with the student athletes to away games.
Work independently.
Work with and inspire a diverse group of student athletes.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor’s degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

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EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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