Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach will serve as a member of the Department of Athletics and be responsible for administration of all aspects relating to a positive and beneficial intercollegiate athletics experience for student-athletes.
The head women’s volleyball coach at Fort Lewis College, a NCAA Division II institution in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, is responsible for leading all aspects of an athletically competitive women's volleyball program, including, but not limited to: •Organizing and conducting all skill instruction, practice, scheduling of games, competition and training schedules; •Effectively manage relationships with student-athletes, coaches and the broader campus community; •Strategize and supervise all aspects of recruitment and evaluation of prospective student athletes; •Provide appropriate leadership in practice and competitive environments; •Conduct sound fiscal management of program, administer athletic scholarships to student athletes and participate in fundraising activities supporting the program; •Ensure a quality student-athlete experience through community engagement, campus involvement and competitive achievement; •Monitor academic and disciplinary standing of student- athletes; •Establish positive relationships with support staff; •Schedule and organize volleyball camps and clinics; •Manage and supervise assistant coach; •Participate in designated conference and NCAA meetings, and represent the volleyball program at specific college, department, alumni, media and community events; •Other duties as assigned.
Successful experience in coaching women's volleyball as a Head Coach or Assistant Coach at the collegiate level.
A thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with the rules, regulations and policies of NCAA and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Experience in coaching at NCAA Division II school
Experience in fundraising
About Fort Lewis College
Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.
Fort Lewis College does ...not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment; applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.
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