Responsible for specifically designated aspects of the volleyball program, exercises independent judgment in providing technical expertise in the fundamentals of volleyball, teaching student-athletes basic and advanced skills, and assisting the Head Volleyball Coach in management of the team through recruiting, program development, fund-raising, promotional activities, and related assigned responsibilities.
GENERAL EXPECTATIONS: All Lakeland staff members are expected to:
Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the history of Lakeland and a commitment to its stated mission; Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of Lakeland; Be good stewards of the institution's resources, including its personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local community; Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals; Keep their supervisor appropriately informed; Be forthright and honest in their communication with all members of the college community; Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect; Act in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher education and the core principals of Lakelanders Excelling at Professionalism (LEAP) show respect, communicate and be positive; Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that require their attention, including their own performance.
A successful candidate will be a positive role model to our student-athletes on and off the court, exhibit strong leadership, and strive to develop those leadership capabilities within our student-athletes.
Responsibilities also include:
Monitoring and assisting student-athletes with academic success. Effectively recruiting quality student-athletes Assisting the head coach with any/all aspects of the program.
Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Bachelor's Degree and acceptance into the Lakeland University graduate school program are required. Experience and/or coaching volleyball are required. Must have an acceptable driving record.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions is required Demonstrate ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality; Ability to effectively manage time and priorities; Ability to prioritize office workflow and make effective administrative decisions to increase efficiency, accuracy, and productivity; Demonstrated ability to tactfully and effectively communicate (written and verbal) with a variety of individuals; Strong critical thinking skills; Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) or similar products; Demonstrates organizational ability, and attention to detail and accuracy; Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment ; Ability to work evenings or weekends as needed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Lakeland University is an equal opportunity employer/educator.
About Lakeland University - Plymouth, WI
Lakeland University is a private non-profit University located in Plymouth, WI.