Minot State University is seeking candidates for a part-time Assistant Volleyball Coach. Minot State University is a proud member of NCAA DII and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Under the direct supervision of the Head Volleyball Coach, the Assistant Coach has the responsibility of carrying out all duties assigned by the Head Volleyball Coach as they relate to the administration of the sport and to always work in the best interest of the program, the Athletic Department, and the University.
Coaching Responsibilities 1. Assist in development of a competitive women’s volleyball program that will represent the institution and community in a positive manner. 2. Work with Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Student Life to ensure all players meet applicable eligibility requirements and prepare all necessary forms on a timely basis. 3. Assist in development of practice and competition schedule. 4. Assist in conducting productive and meaningful practice sessions. 5. Assist in making travel arrangements for team and recruiting. 6. Conduct fundraising activities to supplement program budget. 7. Conduct and direct instructional camps for area youth. 8. Work with Assistant Director of Athletic for Strategic Communication on providing program information and statistics to media and fans via press releases, media guides, game programs and web site. 9. Assist in development of recruitment plan and actively recruit student athletes. 10. Assist in development of and actively participate in a plan to enhance public relations for the volleyball program. 11. Track academic progress of student-athletes within the program. 12. Establish and maintain an ethical and moral code of behavior and living that is expected of all players and staff members within the program. 13. Develop practice schedules and teach the fundamental skills of the game. 14. Follow all NCAA, conference and institutional policies. 15. Actively participate in campus committees and forums. 16. Support the philosophy and mission of the department and institution. 17. Perform all other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities preferred to perform duties and responsibilities described above:
This position is best filled by an individual with an undergraduate degree, Master’s preferred. Significant coaching experience with a preference of prior experience at the coordinator level in either a professional or university environment. Ability to identify and recruit outstanding student-athletes is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A thorough understanding of, and experience with, NCAA and Conference rules and regulations is required. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate University coaches and athletes is critical; organizational, budget and management skills are imperative. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours and requires the ability to travel with a substantial time commitment during the fall and the spring.
Staff members have a duty to cooperate with and furnish the NCAA, the conference or institution with truthful and complete information concerning involvement in or knowledge of rules violations.
A coach or staff member may be suspended or terminated if found to be involved in deliberate and/or serious violations of NCAA regulations
Rules education, satisfactory rules knowledge and documenting compliance activities are mandatory and athletics personnel will be evaluated on their performance
Located in north central North Dakota, Minot State University is a place where east meets west. Nestled on the northern edge of the Mouse River Valley, the campus stands at the heart of the "Magic City." The city of Minot - nicknamed the "Magic City" for its phenomenal growth during the early 1900s - is a regional center for commerce, culture, healthcare, agribusiness and industry. Minot is home to Minot Air Force Base and is a key service provider in the burgeoning Bakken oil play that's made North Dakota's economy one of the strongest in the United States.
Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life. Our athletic programs participate in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in the NCAA Division II.