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Second Assistant Coach - Volleyball

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Second Assistant Coach - Volleyball
Department M&W Intercollegiate
Position Number 1011984
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Position Purpose

To assist the head coach in planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting the volleyball program within NCAA, Ivy League, and institutional standards.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of volleyball skills and strategies.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to recruit effectively with no athletic grants and highly selective admissions standards.
Minimum Experience
  • Four years experience playing and/or coaching volleyball at the high school or collegiate level.
Minimum Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent.
  • Must possess valid drivers license for off-campus recruiting efforts.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Gilad Doron
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Coaching/Mentoring

  • Contribute to planning and implementing the training, conditioning and coaching programs for the volleyball team.
  • Assist head coach in conducting team practices, training, conditioning, and competitions.
  • Prepare scouting reports and game plans for opponents.
  • Teach volleyball skills to student-athletes.
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the academic, personal, and physical welfare of each student-athlete; counsel team members and consult with the head coach and appropriate College staff as necessary for the resolution of issues.

Recruiting

  • Assist head coach in developing and implementing an overall recruiting plan, including, but not limited to: identifying qualified students and talented athletes; communicating with prospects by phone, mail, e-mail; traveling to evaluate prospects, meet parents and high school coaches: organizing and participating in visits to campus by prospects, and
    maintaining appropriate recruiting records as required by the NCAA.
  • Maintain knowledge of the College’s programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects.

Administration

  • Know and comply with the rules and regulations of the NCAA and Ivy League, and work to stay abreast of rule changes, applications and interpretations; actively seek to ensure that athletes and athletics representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and Ivy League rules.
  • Assist the head coach in planning and administering the budget for the volleyball program which includes assessing needs for equipment, team travel, recruiting, etc.
  • Plan and reconcile recruiting travel expenses.
  • Assist head coach in planning and developing competitive schedule.
  • Assist head coach in coordinating team travel.
  • Assist the head coach in keeping alumni, parents and supporters informed of the program’s status through newsletters, brochures, talks, etc.

Other

  • Assist head coach in promoting Dartmouth and the volleyball program through camps, clinics, and community involvement.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, department and College staff, alumni, fans, community members, the media, etc.
  • Represent Dartmouth, the athletic department, and the volleyball program in an exemplary fashion.
-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1
  2. Additional Document #2

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