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Assistant Volleyball Coach, UMKC - Kansas City Athletics, 36639

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Athletics - Coaching
Hiring Department

Kansas City Athletics

Job Description

This position will assist the Kansas City Athletics Volleyball Head Coach with direction and administrative oversight of the intercollegiate volleyball program relative to successful athletic performance, recruitment and retention of student-athletes and providing the necessary leadership for a positive competitive environment for student athletes.
  • Possesses a philosophy of coaching and education that fits the UMKC and Kansas City Athletics mission and vision
  • Ability to interact and represent UMKC well with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, alumni and media
  • Provides leadership and guidance necessary for positive, competitive environment
  • Assists in the design and structure of all practice activity
  • Aids in the strategic planning for individual player development
  • Prepares scouting reports and coordinates its dissemination to the team
  • Assist in all facets of team travel
  • Assists in ordering, screening and distribution of equipment
  • Assists with compliance logs and relevant document with respect to NCAA and Summit League rules
  • Assist in tape exchange and online upload/downloads during season
  • Meets with Academic Advisors to assure eligibility of student athletes and assists in monitoring progress of athletes
  • Assists in initial contact and communication with targeted athletes
  • Evaluates prospective student athletes and their prospective fit with UMKC  
  • Fosters strong relationships with local coaches
  • Works with Business Manager to ensure fiscal responsibility, travel, recruiting, etc. are in line with appropriate funds allotted
  • Possesses proficiency in design content for and execution of all social media accounts
  • This position is also responsible for the assurance that all assigned activities are operated in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations of institutional, conference and national athletic/sports programs associations such as NCAA, SEC, NAIA, etc.
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrate extensive experience working in collegiate or professional volleyball in all areas. Must be able to follow the requirements of the NCAA, the Summit League and the mission of UMKC. Must be able to communicate effectively and foster positive relations with prospective and enrolled student-athletes, fellow coaches, Athletics staff and university administration and the general public; and have a clear understanding of the role of athletics within the university and Kansas City community.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Up to $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity

Application Deadline

Application review to begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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