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Head Volleyball Coach

Portland, OR
Summary Description: The Head Volleyball Coach is a part-time, benefit eligible position that reports to the Director of Athletics.  The Head Coach is responsible for administering the sport in the best interest of the University, in concurrence with the policies and regulations approved by the Board of Trustees and the practices and procedures of the University administration, as well as the Cascade Collegiate Conference and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) rules and regulations.

Primary Job Duties:
  • Manages and directs all aspects of the program.
  • Recruits student-athletes by following University and NAIA policies and meets University goals for roster size.
  • Maintains recruiting reporting with Athletics administration in a complete and timely manner.
  • Recruits and hires assistant coaches.
  • Creates practice plans and executes accordingly.
  • Maintains budget operations and follows expenditure procedures.
  • Coordinates fundraising efforts and follows University and departmental policies.
  • Coordinates team travel arrangements including reservation of vehicles, lodging, and meals with Athletics administration.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with practice facility partners.
  • Monitors academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Establishes public relations efforts of the program.
  • Coordinates team community service activities.
  • Demonstrates interest in/aptitude for good sportsmanship, maintaining poise/self-control, teaching team to play hard yet fairly.
  • Serves as a welcoming host to visiting teams, coaches, officials, and spectators.
  • Disciplines student-athletes when necessary and communicates any community standards violations to Student Rights and Responsibilities personnel.
  • Ensures student-athletes practice good sportsmanship and abide by team/departmental policies.
  • Ensures knowledge and compliance of current University, Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), and NAIA policies and procedures.                 
  • Responsible for working with Athletics administration for game management.
  • Follows departmental and University policies and procedures in regards to expenditures
  • Responsible for inventory of University-owned equipment and uniforms.
  • Orders equipment and supplies following proper procedure.
  • Works closely with Sports Information Director for game management, results, releases, recommendations of student-athletes for awards and special recognition.
  • Works closely with Athletics administration on all eligibility and compliance issues.
  • Responsible to report any potential NAIA violations directly to the Athletic Director.
  • Works closely with Athletic Training office for ongoing care, strength & conditioning, and injury prevention of student-athletes.
  • Successfully completes NAIA’s Character-Driven Coaches course within 90 days of starting position.
  • Contributes to the support and implementation of the University Strategic Plan.
  • Adheres to University policies and procedures.
  • Participates in Warner Pacific University professional development opportunities when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the University and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
  • Exhibit commitment to inclusiveness and sensitivity in areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Coaching experience in a high school or collegiate environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communication
  • Ability to travel during the season
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
  • Ability to multi-task with accuracy and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a varied-paced or fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with diverse populations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Head or Assistant coaching experience in a collegiate environment
  • Experience recruiting student-athletes
Physical Demands – Work Environment: 
Athletic/coaching environment.

Warner Pacific University’s Mission:  Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, diverse, minority-serving, Hispanic-serving, liberal arts University dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific University’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Warner Pacific University is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at https://warnerpacific.catsone.com/careers/1611-General Click “Apply Now” to complete the online application, and submit the following:
Application, Cover Letter and Resume
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