Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Women’s Volleyball intercollegiate athletic program. This position provides an opportunity for student-athletes to train and compete on a competitive, Division I women’s volleyball program while attending school to earn a college degree.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: Assists with recruiting potential student athletes, including but not limited to identifying and correspondence, coordination of official/unofficial visits, database maintenance, distribution of prospect lists, and other duties as assigned by Recruiting coordinator and Head Volleyball Coach. Assists in developing, teaching and instructing the student-athletes in competition, conditioning and skills and techniques on the court by aiding in the organization and execution of practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success. Assists in the scouting of opponents thru video and statistical analysis and willingness to learn coding software for practice and game analysis. Works with graphics, marketing and video departments to create promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to recruits thru traditional media and social media. Assists the Director of Operations if/when necessary regarding team operation and travel needs. Assists in fundraising and public relations events that support the objectives of the program and allow for program enhancement. Builds effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistant when needed.
Strong working knowledge and understanding of all NCAA rules and regulations.
High level intrapersonal and communication skills in order to relate with current and propsective student athletes, athletic department personnel and media.
Must be computer literate.
Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
Master’s degree preferred
Collegiate playing experience (Division 1, 2, 3 or NAIA) preferred
Previous recruiting experience preferred
Experience with DataVolley and/or VolleyStation preferred
High level knowledge of all social media platforms (e.g., Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, SnapChat, and YouTube) preferred
The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.