State University of New York at Oswego Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
The Department of Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a full-time Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.
Posting Date: December 21, 2021
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Jan-2021.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: As soon as possible
Description of Responsibilities: The Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at SUNY Oswego, reporting to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, is responsible for development and management of a successful NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball program. Consistent with SUNY Oswego’s, the Division of Student Affairs, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics mission and strategic priorities, the head coach will provide visionary leadership for staff, coaches, and student-athletes, manage program budget and follow department cost containment measures, recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations, and ensure compliance with SUNYAC or affiliated conference, NCAA, and institutional policies. The head coach will collaborate with campus partners to ensure student-athlete wellbeing and success.
Responsibilities will also include: •Responsible for the overall leadership of the women's volleyball program. •Work within the mission of SUNY Oswego, Division of Student Affairs, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide a competitive, unique, and memorable collegiate athletic experience for student-athletes. •Support SUNY Oswego's, Department of Student Affairs, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. •Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes within the scope of the SUNYAC or affiliated conference, NCAA, and institution guidelines, as well as, reaching annual recruitment and retention goals. •Develop a recruitment philosophy that reflects recruitment of student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. Develop positive working relationships with faculty and staff to assist in the recruitment process. •Arrange all campus visitations, including itineraries, academic appointments, campus and community tours, student-athlete hosts, lodging, meals, game admission, and entertainment. •Work with the department compliance office to ensure student-athletes meet applicable eligibility requirements and prepare all necessary forms on a timely basis. •Encourage and promote academic excellence from student-athletes. Assist in implementation of academic support services including study hall, monitoring of individual and team academic performance, and referral to appropriate institutional academic resources. •Build, develop, and maintain contacts and relations with athletic alumni, high school and club coaches, and benefactors. •Work with the department communication office on providing program information and statistics to media and fans via press releases, media guides, game programs, website, and interviews. •Establish and ensure communication and enforcement of SUNY Oswego, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and team regulations regarding student conduct and behavior. •Develop a competitive program that promotes sportsmanship and responsible behavior both during and outside of athletic competition. •Effectively instruct players on rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport. •Oversee all necessary administrative responsibilities for the program including assisting in preparation and operation within the annual budget, practice and competition schedules, travel arrangements, recruitment activities, and fundraising activities. •Fully disclose the acceptance of any funds and/or gifts and document all these expenditures in support of the program. Accurately record the amounts and purpose of donations and fundraising activities. Monitor fundraising activities for team purposes after gaining the approval of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. •Perform public relations duties and activities with faculty, students, parents, contributors, alumni, and institution administrators. Promote respective sport at local, state, and national level. •Work closely with athletic training staff to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes. Acknowledge that the athletic trainer and team physician has the final decision on return to practice and competition of student-athletes. •Supervise assistant coaches, graduate assistants, volunteers, student coaches, and student workers. •Serve as game management administrator as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. •Assist in oversight of athletic facilities. Submit work orders to Assistant Director of Intercollegiate Athletics for Facilities and Game Management. •Possess current certification in appropriate level of First Aid and CPR e.g. ("First Aid For Coaches", "Responding to Emergencies", "Adult CPR" or equivalents). •Complete secondary duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Maintain necessary licenses and certifications, if required to perform such duties. •In consultation with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics serve on institutional committees. •Contribute to the overall success of the intercollegiate athletics program by performing all other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
RESPONSIBILITY TO COOPERATE: Staff members must possess a commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of State University of New York at Oswego, SUNYAC or affiliated conference, and the NCAA. Staff members must cooperate with and furnish the NCAA, SUNYAC or affiliated conference, and/or the institution with truthful and complete information concerning involvement in or knowledge of rules violations. Any person who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective
actions a set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repeated violations
SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: •Bachelor's degree at time of application •1-3 years of previous coaching experience •Strong background in all aspects of women's volleyball •Proven ability to recruit and retain student-athletes from diverse backgrounds •Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills •Commitment to student-athlete success and a competitive NCAA Division III program
At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational transformational representatives of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/).
As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)
To Apply For This Position Please Submit: •Cover letter addressing qualifications •A personal statement describing your demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in your professional or personal life or community engagement •Resume •Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred •Contact information for three professional references, including at least one reference from a current or previous manager/supervisor to: http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=140862 Candidates are required to submit all application documents listed under "To Apply Submit" be uploaded before you can submit your application for consideration. Your application will only be accessible for consideration once all required documents have been submitted.
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Description of Department: SUNY Oswego Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate varsity athletic programs as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC).
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked in the Top Ten among public master’s-level universities in the 2021 “Top Regional Universities in the North” by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review’s Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast – an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.
Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/non-discrimination-policy
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