The Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball assists the head coach in all facets of running an NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; identification, recruitment, and retention of student-athletes, practice and match coaching/preparation, opponent scouting, travel planning, management of technical/statistical software, and overall program development.
*Provides on-court offensive and defensive training with student athletes.
*Assists the Head Coach with identification, recruitment, and retention of student athletes.
*Assists in planning and organizing team travel.
*Monitors student athlete academic progress and class attendance in collaboration with the Athletics Academic Coordinator.
*Assists with community service initiatives
*Complies with all University, Atlantic 10 and NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University, Atlantic 10 rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations and participation in the annual NCAA continuing education programs including passing the NCAA certification test. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
1. Coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level or above.
2. Evidence of ability to interact positively with student-athletes, parents, colleagues and the public.
3. Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
4. Current CPR/AED certification or ability to obtain within two months of employment.
5. Valid driver's license and the ability to travel throughout the country.
6. Ability to pass a background check
7. Experience in conducting camps and clinics
8. NCAA Division I collegiate coaching experience.
9. Experience with Data Volley/Volleymetrics and/or other statistical programs.
10. Demonstrated commitment to rules/policy compliance, as well as, demonstrated commitment to student-athlete success both academically and athletically.
About Duquesne University Athletics
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university located on a bluff above downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1878 as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university in Pennsylvania, and the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. Duquesne is consistently ranked among America's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and a tradition of academic excellence. A coeducational university on a self-contained campus with dramatic views of Pittsburgh's skyline and rivers, the university has students representing nearly every state in the union and 80 nations. Duquesne has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, and 87 percent of incoming freshman are drawn from the top half of their high school class. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts. Duquesne University offers 6 men’s and 11 women’s varsity sports, including NCAA Division I Basketball, (Atlantic 10 Conference), and Division I-FCS football (Northeast Conference). Learn more about our athletics programs at GoDuquesne.com.