The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for Men’s Volleyball Head Coach. UJ is seeking to start an NAIA men’s volleyball program that would ideally begin play in 2019-20 academic year with the coach recruiting student-athletes during the 2018-19 academic year.
The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules and regulations set forth by University of Jamestown, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the five core character values of the NAIA Champions of Character; Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Servant Leadership and Sportsmanship as well as the tenants of the University of Jamestown Journey to Success; Look Inward, Look Outward, Look Beyond and Look Forward.
This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction and strategic planning for the Jimmie Men’s Volleyball team. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Fostering an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development
Meeting recruiting and retention goals
Establishing an effective communication plan with student-athletes
Planning a competitive schedule
Conducting practices in a safe environment
Organizing home events
Effectively managing the budget
Fundraising for additional program needs
Providing safe and efficient travel to competitions
Implementing an effective community service plan
Promoting the men’s volleyball program in the community
Ordering equipment to serve the needs of the program
Maintaining an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment
The position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. This is a 10-month, full-time staff position.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) and previous collegiate volleyball coaching experience is preferred.
To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Sean Johnson Director of Athletics University of Jamestown firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About University of Jamestown
University of Jamestown, established in 1883 by Presbyterian settlers, is a private, residential, liberal arts college of nearly 1,000 students. UJ is Ranked the #37 college in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, was the first North Dakota college to be ranked a top tier school by U.S. News and World Report, is ranked Best Midwestern colleges by Princeton Review and is ranked number one college in North Dakota by Niche.