MacMurray College invites applications for a Head Volleyball Coach. The Head Volleyball Coach is responsible for all aspects of MacMurray College’s Volleyball team, including coaching, supervising assistant coaches and student-athletes, and managing the team’s budget. This position necessitates knowledge and versatility to coach a variety of positions, skills, and techniques.
Duties and Responsibilities
Primary duty of a coach is imparting knowledge by instructing student-athletes in how to perform their sport. Fulfill all the responsibilities of an NCAA Division III institution head coach, including but not limited to coaching, recruiting and budget management. Lead and develop a competitive volleyball program. Monitor the academic progress and athletic skill development of the MacMurray College Volleyball student-athletes. Recruit high quality student-athletes to the institution. Instill the mission of MacMurray College and its core values (as well as the values of NCAA Division III athletics) into the Highlander Volleyball program. Supervise athletes’ strength and conditioning to ensure student safety. Supervise, promote the professional development of, and evaluate all direct reports. Other duties as assigned that are reasonably within the scope of this position.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college; Master's degree strongly preferred.
At least three years’ coaching experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have a demonstrated ability to provide leadership both on and off the field.
Must have a clear commitment to working in an undergraduate liberal arts environment and at an NCAA Division III institution.
Understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
Strong organizational, writing, public relations and communication skills.
Valid driver’s license with clean/good driving record and insurable.
MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age physical or mental disability or covered veteran status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants may send a letter of interest, a resume outlining qualifications for the position, and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references to: HR@mac.edu
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefit package and additional duties/pay for a qualified candidate
About MacMurray College
MacMurray College, founded in 1846, has a noble and rich history. We are committed to transforming lives, as we Cherish Tradition, Embrace Innovation, and Nurture Community. Our Mission Statement below focuses on what we seek to achieve in the education and life success of our students. Our Vision Statement describes the College's intended position for the next decade, and our Core Values shape our actions and provide us with heuristics for important decision-making.