As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.
Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities. The Head Coach for Beach Volleyball will be responsible for the successful management and leadership of the Intercollegiate Athletics Beach Volleyball program.
Plan, schedule and implement team practices using individualized and group training. Teach and develop techniques, skills and strategies that will assist student-athletes in competing at the highest levels. Plan and oversee pre-season and off-season training and implement a conditioning program in consultation with the Strength and Conditioning staff. Work closely with Athletic Training Room personnel regarding prevention and rehabilitation of injuries.
Establish the annual competitive schedule, approving dates, times and overseeing contract obligations.
Coordinate with Student-Athlete Academic Services to closely monitor eligibility and academic progress of student-athletes on a regular basis. Oversee the award of financial aid within departmental and NCAA limits.
Recruit potential student-athletes by identifying, contacting, visiting, observing and evaluating candidates.
Prepare the annual budget request, plan for travel, supplies, equipment and facility needs. Work within approved budgets and policies as established by the Department.
Participate in media interviews as directed. Represent the University through appropriate public relations guidance. Develop and implement a program to promote the sport to increase visibility, contributions, and interest in the sport.
Administer a program for maintaining continuing communication with former athletes. Maintain positive relationships and interactions with the community through guest appearances, alumni visits, outings and other appropriate engagements.
Other duties as assigned.
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of collegiate and/or professional coaching experience. Knowledge of Pac-12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills used to represent the University, student-athletes and staff; strong administrative skills in order to plan, organize and implement a quality team and program; as well as diagnostic and strategy techniques needed to prepare athletes for competition. Ability to travel.
DESIRED: Competitive playing experience is desirable. Public speaking, promotional abilities and experience with the media preferred.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.