Supervises and manages subordinate personnel; interviews applicants and makes hiring recommendations; trains and orients new employees; monitors and evaluates job performance; monitors and approves employee leave requests; ensures compliance with university policies and procedures; receives employee complaints and attempts to resolve the issue; assigns and issues lower level corrective action in accordance with university policies and procedures; receives and adjust/respond to grievances; investigates and effectively recommends more severe discipline action (e.g. major suspensions, terminations, etc.) as warranted.
Provide leadership for team; establish coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyze performance of team and adjust strategies as needed; recruit Division I level prospective student-athletes; develop policies and procedures for student athletes and coaches.
Oversees the administration of the team budget; establishes and allocates budgeted expenditures for various aspects of team operations (i.e. travel, equipment, recruiting, aid, marketing, etc.); authorizes the expenditure of funds for team operations; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA guidelines; prepares expenditure reports as requested.
Plans and develops team promotional strategies for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional material for distribution (e.g. team background, participant bios, letters of interest, etc.); prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local and community groups, fundraisers, athletic events, etc.
Develops and oversees the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athlete academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.
Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.
Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance
Meet all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
OTHER FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate videotape cut-ups of practices and games, as directed.
Manage equipment inventory and related duties as directed.
Develop and manage strength training program as directed.
Drive passenger vans as required.
Perform any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision is exercised over Assistant Coaches
REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Athletics
Bachelor’s degree; minimum of five (5) years of successful NCAA women’s collegiate volleyball coaching and recruiting experience with a minimum of three (3) years at the NCAA Division I or II level; demonstrated skill in training and instructing collegiate student-athletes; advanced knowledge and experience in managing intercollegiate sport team that includes exercising independent discretion and judgment; knowledge of and proficiency in NCAA rules and regulations; ability to analyze situations and develop solutions; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license.
About Youngstown State University Intercollegiate Athletics
Youngstown State University is a state-assisted, urban institution. The University has an enrollment of approximately 13,200 (head-count) in a wide variety of programs ranging from 2-year associate degrees to the Doctor of Education degree.
YSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to increasing diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.