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Academic Staff - Head Women's Volleyball Coach (Public May Apply)

Code: 13798 Posted: 12/07/2017


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, practice and game planning, student-athlete development, and community engagement.  Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required.  This position is a campus security authority and mandatory reporter as defined by federal and state law.  Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years’ experience coaching at the college level
  • Demonstrated knowledge of sport
  • Experience in working/interacting with a diverse population


  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous collegiate head coach experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA II rules and regulations



Management, Leadership, and Execution of Volleyball Program:

  • Responsible for the overall management, leadership and execution of the volleyball intercollegiate program
  • Execute all responsibilities in accordance with the NCAA, UW-Parkside, University of Wisconsin System, and UW-Parkside Foundation policies and procedures
  • Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the volleyball program; to include:
    • Development and implementation of game strategy/techniques and position assignments both individually with student athletes and in groups
    • Continual education of student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition
    • Scheduling and supervision of practice sessions and games
    • Recruiting student-athletes
    • Monitoring and maintaining the discipline and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program
  • Develop and manage the volleyball program budget in collaboration with the athletics administration
  • Commitment to operating all aspects of the program in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations
  • Develop and supervise:
    • coaching staff and student managers
    • a strength and conditioning program in collaboration with the Strength and Conditioning staff/coaches
    • fundraising activities for the volleyball program
    • volleyball camps and clinics, including budget management
  • Attend staff meetings, compliance education sessions, and development opportunities
  • Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude
  • Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups
  • Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the conference and the NCAA
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Assist in the overall operations of the Athletics program:

  • Based on the individuals’ skills, interests, and ability, the athletics administration will make annual assignments of additional duties which directly align with the overall success of the athletics department. Examples of annual assignments may include but are not limited to assisting in the following areas:
    • Event Management
    • Facilities and Operations
    • Marketing
    • Communications
    • External Relations
    • Advising Ranger Student Athletes Advisory Committee
    • Co Teach SOCA 190 Introduction to College Course
    • Student-Athlete Academic Advising

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Overall thoroughness, organization, accuracy, and availability of appropriate skills and abilities to perform the position
  • Adequacy, timeliness, and accuracy in all aspects of the position to meet University, conference, and NCAA rules and guidelines
  • Timeliness of meeting goals
  • Willingness to make suggestions that are sound for the overall benefit of the program
  • Ability to use sound judgment in making operational decisions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to University personnel
  • Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities. This includes the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible.
  • Integrity in dealing with customers, students, vendors, employees, and management
  • Punctuality, attendance, effective use of time, and willingness to work overtime when necessary
  • Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Willingness to assist with special projects and other duties as assigned



UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at



Applications received by 11:59 PM December 22, 2017, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.



STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Candidate Apply Here (Candidates not currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Candidate Apply Here (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "13798"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Head Women’s Volleyball Coach"
  • Click "Apply Now"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • Names and current contact information of three professional references

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have questions about how to apply go to

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.



Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

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A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire. 

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Ryan Ridley

Contact Phone: 262-595-2245

Contact Email:

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345