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Head Women's Volleyball Coach

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Athletics


 Department of Athletics



In collaboration with the Director of Athletics, the incumbent will be charged with leading UMBC’s Volleyball Team and is expected to identify, evaluate and recruit student-athletes that can be successful athletically, academically and socially in a Division I environment.  Specific duties include: player development (practice planning and skill instruction, game management, attention to academics and commitment to community service); recruiting and retaining academically and athletically qualified student-athletes; overseeing all administrative responsibilities (scheduling, team travel, balancing the budget, and hiring, supervising and evaluating assistant coaches); cultivating relationships with alumni; working with Athletics Department staff around fundraising, special events and appearances; and performing other duties as assigned. As part of the Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education staff, coaches are expected to teach 1 or 2 physical education classes during the year.  It is expected that the successful candidate will abide by all written policies and procedures of, the Department of Athletics, UMBC, the America East Conference (AEC), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and three years (five years preferred) of high level coaching experience at the preferably at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications: 

One to three years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level. Playing experience at the collegiate level preferred.  Individuals with knowledge or understanding of mid-major universities are highly desired.

Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

For best consideration, please submit all application materials by January 3, 2017


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 





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 Equal Opportunity Statement:

 UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Work Authorization 

 As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.





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Applications close: Open Until Filled

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