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Head Volleyball Coach

Stephens College
Job Location:
Columbia, Missouri
Athletics and Coaching

This is a full-time, 12-month position that will involve additional responsibilities, depending upon the profile, skills, experience, and interests of the successful applicant.

Additional duties will include but are not limited to serving as an admissions counselor between the Admissions office and the athletics program; equipment management and scheduling; event operations; compliance and academic success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Administer all aspects of the volleyball program, including but not limited to designing practice plans and conducting practice in accordance with the NAIA’s 24-week rule, scheduling of contests, preparing for competition, arranging of transportation and meals, maintaining inventory of uniforms and equipment, managing budget according to College and Athletics Department policies, monitoring academic progress, supervising assistants (graduate, part-time, volunteer or student).
  2. Provide fundamental and advanced instruction of volleyball skills, conditioning, and philosophy.
  3. Actively recruit qualified student-athletes who have an interest in one of the College’s academic programs; appropriately communicate prospective student-athlete information to Admissions and Financial Aid; recruitment and retention of student-athletes are both key aspects of the position.
  4. Track all communication in centralized database system and CRM.
  5. Full-time participation during off-season and part-time during season as a member of the Admissions/Enrollment team in the Office of Engagement, focusing on recruitment.
  6. Responsible for achieving individual/departmental enrollment goals.
  7. Identify, organize, and carry out activities (NAIA Champions of Character/community service outreach, workshops, summer camps, clinics, etc.) to promote the volleyball program.
  8. Cultivate and maintain relationships with student-athletes, faculty & staff, admissions and financial aid, student development, AAU/high school/JUCO coaches, media, and parents.
  9. Mentor student-athletes about life skills and preparation for life after their sport and college.
  10. Represent Stephens College in a manner compliant and consistent with its ideals, the American Midwest Conference, and the NAIA Champions of Character program.
  11. Coordinate event coverage with AD, SID and athletics staff including the positions of official scorekeeper, shot clock operator, and scoreboard operator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Evidence of successful and effective coaching experience required success at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Working knowledge and application of NAIA rules and regulations.
  • Strong skills in communication, organization, multi-tasking, efficiency, and customer service.
  • Ability to work with a diverse constituency including students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff, administrators, and outside contacts.
  • Must meet and maintain Stephens Driver Qualification and Vehicle Safety Policy.
  • A supportive interest in the mission of the College.

Stephens College offers excellent benefits including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and retirement plan.

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