The Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball, under the supervision of the Athletic Director, is fully responsible for the planning and management of the Women’s Volleyball program. This assignment is a 12-month appointment with eligibility to all benefits available to full-time members of the College staff.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan and manage a competitive NCAA Division III program in accordance with College, NCAA and Centennial Conference policies.
Provide competent coaching, along with the necessary counsel and direction, which will ensure that student-athletes have the opportunity to realize their potential as athletes, students and members of the general college community.
Create positive support for the program within the campus community and outside constituencies including alumni, parents and friends of Muhlenberg College.
Recruit qualified student-athletes.
Hire, mentor and supervise coaching staff.
Actively participate in fundraising activities in support of the program and the Cardinal and Grey Fund.
Assume a secondary assignment commensurate with abilities, interests and departmental needs.
Bachelor’s degree and coaching experience required; advanced degree preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the Division III philosophy of athletics.
Excellent communication skills required.
Strong planning and organizational skills essential.
Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion within the college setting.
Capacity to market the sport to the various constituencies of the College.
Ability to work with a variety of people.
Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to education verification, national criminal background checks, child abuse clearance, and driving record check.
About Muhlenberg College
Muhlenberg College is an independent, undergraduate, coeducational institution related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Founded in 1848 to provide a liberal arts education, Muhlenberg is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity and excellence.
The College is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, approximately 55 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City.
As a liberal arts college, Muhlenberg offers programs in the humanities, the natural and social sciences, and in professional areas such as business, education, pre-medical, pre-theological, and pre-law studies.