Assistant Coach, Men's Volleyball

7 days left

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Aug 24, 2023
Oct 11, 2023
Full Time
Assistant Coach, Men's VolleyballThe George Mason University Intercollegiate Athletics Department, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Coach, Men's Volleyball on the Fairfax, Va., campus. This is a full-time, 12-month professional faculty position. George Mason University is a NCAA Division I institution and member of the Atlantic 10 (A-10).George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:Teaching and Coaching:Utilize sound teaching techniques in conduct of game preparation and practice sessions;Assist in making strategic decisions in contest situations;Effectively prepare and organize preseason, in-season, and postseason conditioning programs and practice sessions;Design and implement programs that are aimed at decreasing the occurrence of preventable injury, enhancing athletic performance, and providing the student-athlete with a better understanding of one's self;Assist the Head Coach in evaluation of the student-athlete; andBe aware and maintain a safe and healthy environment for the student-athlete.Department, University, Conference, and NCAA Compliance:Abide by and promote aims, goals, and objectives established by the Athletic Director and Head Coach;Abide by and promote policies, guidelines, rules, regulations, and criteria established by the Athletic Director and Head Coach for the student-athlete;Know, understand, abide by and assure student-athletes abide by all university, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations;Be aware and abide by the rules of confidentiality (Buckley Amendment);Understand and abide by proper procedures of due process in dealing with student-athletes and staff;Follow administrative procedures established by the university and in the department policies and procedures manual; andAssist Head Coach in developing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy to effectively recruit the best student-athlete within the admissions, financial and regulatory constraints established by the university and NCAA.Team Liaison:Equipment office staff to order, monitor, and control all team equipment; andBusiness office on program operations, logistics, planning, and team travel.Fundraising:Participate in fundraising efforts and special events.Required Qualifications:Advanced degree or combination of training and work experience at a level that equates to an advanced degree;Demonstrated experience coaching at the college level in the field of volleyball; andMust be knowledgeable of and adhere to NCAA, conference, and state rules and regulations.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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