Assistant Coach

Cookeville, Tennessee

Tennessee Technological University

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number

523020

Working Title

Assistant Coach

Job Title

Assistant Coach 1

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Womens Volleyball

Job Purpose

Assists the head coach with all aspects of the women's volleyball program including practices and conditioning, player development, recruiting, supporting the academic development and graduation of student-athletes, public relations, and event management and promotion.

Tennessee Tech provides impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service that creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Essential Functions

Assists the head coach with all aspects of the women's volleyball program including practices and conditioning, player development, recruiting, supporting the academic development and graduation of student-athletes, public relations, and event management and promotion. Leads the recruiting efforts for the program with assistance from all staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent international higher education diploma/certificate. Proven record of successful collegiate volleyball playing and/or coaching experience or four years high level volleyball club or national team coaching experience. Education and experience necessary to perform all the functions of a Division I Assistant Volleyball Coach. Knowledge of and commitment to adhere to NCAA and OVC rules and regulations as well as University, department, and program policies and procedures. Beyond meeting minimum requirements, candidates will be evaluated in terms of how their experience and education have prepared them for a Division I volleyball assistant coaching position, with consideration given to recruiting, assisting with practice and player development, and supporting the academic development and graduation of student-athletes. Coaching philosophy must complement the philosophy of the head coach.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with collegiate volleyball preferred.

Work Hours

Compensation and Benefits

Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Benefits Information

Tennessee Tech offers a competitive benefits package. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Posting Details

Posting Date

02/18/2022

Screening Date

03/04/2022

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts 2
  2. Transcripts 3
  3. Other Documents
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent international higher education diploma/certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)
Posted: 08/17/2022