Kansas Wesleyan University seeks applicants for Head Men’s Volleyball Coach, building the program for its first season in the 2021-22 academic year (2022 season). Successful candidates will coach, organize and direct the program, fostering academic, athletic, social and financial success for the program, its student-athletes, and the University community, as a whole. Men’s volleyball will be the University’s 25th sport, meeting the requirements of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) regulations. The program recruits students to meet roster minimums; focuses on retention by providing an outstanding student-athlete experience and counseling students appropriately on academic and other issues; enhances the physical, mental and social development of the student-athletes through rigorous practices, appropriate competition and off-field activities including community service; and provides a connection point for the campus, alumni and Salina community to the university.
For complete job description and submission requirements visit www.kwu.edu
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree.
PREFERRED: Master’s degree
MINIMUM REQUIRED: First Aid/CPR certification (must be active within 60 days of employment); NAIA Champions of Character Character-Driven Coaches online course and Blood Borne Pathogen online training (both must be completed within 60 days of employment); Valid driver’s license.
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Minimum of three years coaching experience. Experience in recruiting.
PREFERRED: Volleyball head coaching experience. Experience with NAIA programs. Five years or more college coaching experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, and ATTITUDES – KSAA’S:
Philosophical alignment with the mission and vision of Kansas Wesleyan University.
Demonstrable teamwork and team building skills.
Demonstrable priority setting and organizational skills.
About Kansas Wesleyan University
Situated on 28 beautiful acres in Salina, Kansas, Kansas Wesleyan University is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts university, offering a high-quality education that prepares students for the workforce or graduate school. KWU’s close-knit community of faculty and staff are passionately student-centered and contribute to the education of KWU students as mentors, student job supervisors, advisors, and coaches. Located in Salina, Kansas—the retail hub of north-central Kansas—KWU offers employees a peaceful, community atmosphere in which to work. Salina, Kansas has a population of about 50,000, is a diversified economy and has garnered national attention for its quality of life and for being a great place to raise a family.