Graduate Assistant - Volleyball

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responsible for the  assisting in the direction of all phases of the program (varsity and junior varsity), including coaching, directing home contests including the organization of officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media, lodging, meals and travel; coordinating the admission of prospective student-athletes; scheduling and budgeting; managing equipment orders and distribution; updating performances with the Heart of America Athletic Conference and NAIA; committing to the academic progress and success of student-athletes; assist with the scouting and recruitment of student-athletes; assist in the coordination of fundraising, camps, clinics and special events.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruiting, Retention and Continuing Eligibility                         -15%

Game and Practice Preparation (Varsity and Junior Varsity)       -20%

Player Skill and Team Cohesion Development                           -10%

Supervision of Student Coach (es)                                            -5%

Program Compliance with NAIA, HAAC and CMU Rules, Policies and Guidelines    -10%

Practice and Game Set-up                                                        -10%

Program-Specific and Department Fund Raising                          -10%

Public Relations and Community Engagement                             -10%

Other                                                                                      -10%

MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for student coaches, volunteer coaches and managers.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree required. College coaching and recruiting experience preferred. Must be accepted into a CMU graduate program.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

First Aid, CPR, AED;  ability to lift 50lbs, stand on your feet for periods of three to five hours at a time for contests and games.  Set up and equipment for games contest and games.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Public Speaking abilities; Personnel Management Skills & Experiences; Microsoft Word

OTHER INFORMATION AND ATTRIBUTES:

Due to recruiting and overnight travel, applicants must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record; must be able to obtain a State of Missouri vehicle operator's license within 30 days of employment and must qualify to operate a vehicle within the CMU guidelines. Ability to gain and maintain CMU driving approval is required.  Must be able to travel for extended periods of time for athletic contests, recruiting activities and athletic fundraising events.

Candidates should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources at HR@centralmethodist.edu.

CMU employees provide collegial, collaborative contributions to their areas and the University as a whole. They should stimulate a harmonious, productive and inviting work environment that is customer service oriented. Each must maintain a commitment to the mission and purposes of Central Methodist University.

Central Methodist University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Posted December 15, 2016

 
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