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Men's Volleyball Coach

Type: Exempt
Position: Administrative
Posting Date: June 03, 2014

Job Description:

Provide support for the overall Athletic Department of Greenville College, St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC), Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC), Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League (MCVL), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Div. III, and the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA)

This position is 12 months with a start date of January 1, 2015.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, lead, and direct a Division III NCAA sport program (Men’s Volleyball). This includes but is not limited to the following: recruiting, scheduling, practice and game coaching, strategy, administration, compliance, budgeting etc.
  • Assist with compliance issues and help monitor academic eligibility in coordination with our compliance director.
  • Oversee initial form gathering for sports teams.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of NCAA rules and complete mandatory annual test.
  • Provide assistance to the Athletic Director in developing budget, facility, marketing, and program planning.
  • Monitor daily NCAA report and follow up immediately with students below 12 hours and students falling behind the 26-hour rule. 


  • Assist the Director in planning and facilitating safe and meaningful conferences and camps.
  • Duties may include:
    • Scheduling facilities and services
    • Ensuring adequate staffing
    • Attending events to facilitate operations
    • Maintaining inventory and equipment
    • Maintaining accurate mailing lists and calendars


  • Assist the Sports Information Director
  • Oversee some game management

Reports To:

Director of Athletics, Director of Volleyball Operations

Physical Demands:

Physical Environment:  Work is routinely performed both indoor and outdoor, in office environment and in gyms, on playing fields, and other recreational environments.     

Physical Demands:  Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, running, jumping, kneeling, pushing and pulling, climbing, stooping, occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds, travel to and from athletic events.

Sensory Attention:  May require near vision for computer utilization and far vision for game statistics.  Also, must have quick reflexes that will allow for instant game analysis.

Mental Demands:  Fast paced environment.  May experience stress and anxiety working in high-pressure situations or working with student athletes who may themselves be exhibiting stress and anxiety.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of all sport programs, rules and regulations, including NCAA UMAC and SLIAC, realizing that violation of NCAA rules could lead to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of coaching.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written
  • Ability to deliver their knowledge to and instruct student-athletes in an effective manner.
  • Knowledge of safety and first aid techniques.
  • Skill in identifying problems, evaluating alternatives and implementing effective solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with a diverse population.
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications and electronic mail.
  • Ability to instruct in those applicable areas of certification.

Education or Certification:

Essential:       Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university

Valid driver’s license, CPR and First Aid certifications

Desirable:      Master’s Degree


Required Experience:

Essential: 1-3 years of athletic supervisory experience at the high school or collegiate level.

Desirable: 1-3 years of collegiate coaching and supervisory experience.

How to Apply

Application materials must include (1) a cover letter; (2) a current resume; and (3) a completed Greenville College employment application available at

It is the policy of Greenville College not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race or gender in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies.

Greenville College performs a background check on all newly hired employees and offers of employment are contingent upon the results. For more information on GC openings contact:

Natali Rinderer
Office of Human Resources
Phone: (618) 664-7014
Fax: (618) 664-7017

Complete the Employment Application

Please forward the completed application to the contact listed in the How To Apply section of each posting or to the Office of Human Resources.