Assistant Volleyball Coach

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Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Women-Volleyball - Kent Campus [100049]

Job Title:

Assistant Volleyball Coach

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus - Kent, OH



Basic Function:

Assist in coaching, recruiting, counseling, mentoring, and training an intercollegiate volleyball team.  Reports to Head Volleyball Coach.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Assist in coaching a volleyball team; utilize coaching and teaching methods to develop student-athletes' skills and teamwork.

Coordinate team travel and logistics.

Assist with the development of team strategy; analyze performance of student-athletes.

Scout and recruit student-athletes.

Assist in fundraising activities to subsidize athletic program; may assist in marketing and public relations activities to promote the program.

Assist in production and execution of program camps and clincs

Counsel and advise student-athletes with personal and academic problems.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Sports Administration, or related field and one year experience coaching volleyball.  Or a combination of coaching and playing experience at the professional or collegiate level to equal five years.


Not applicable.

Knowledge Of:

National Collegiate Athletics Association and Mid-American Conference rules and regulations *

Skill In:

Training or instructing student-athletes *
Written, verbal, and interpersonal communication *
Basic computer skills *

Ability To:

Analyze situations and develop solutions *
Travel and work nontraditional hours *

Communicate clearly and effectively

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Collegiate playing experience

Professional playing experience


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Typically requires balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance sufficient to demonstrate, teach, and develop skills of student-athletes.  Incumbent must be able to communicate with others.  Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends.  Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building and off-campus frequently.

Working Schedule:


Additional Information:



The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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