Staff Employment Opportunities

Head Coach Women’s Volleyball

Varsity and JV

Grace University

Omaha, Nebraska

Salary: TBD

Job Type: Part-time, 12-month

Location: Omaha, Nebraska — 1311 S. 9th St., Omaha, NE 68108

Founded in 1943, Grace University is a growing campus in a historic neighborhood between Omaha’s top two tourist attractions. Based on a solid Christian foundation, Grace University has a diverse student body of more than 500 students in undergraduate, graduate and adult-degree completion programs. Students receive a strong biblical education while receiving a top-quality professional education as well.

The mission of Grace University is to develop servant leaders for the home, the church, and the world through excellence in biblically-integrated education and through life change in a personal, discipling environment, all for the glory of God.

Responsibilities include:

Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Coach is responsible for planning, developing, administering, and evaluating the overall performance of the team including:

  • Team performance—teaching fundamentals and techniques to facilitate competitive collegiate team.
  • Academic achievement of athletes—support athletes, faculty and advisors to monitor grades and assist team in achieving academic success.
  • Spiritual development of athletes—serve as a Christian mentor to students and disciple athletes to help them grow as a Christian servant leaders.
  • Recruitment—work with the Admissions Office and recruit qualified prospects who have the spiritual, academic and athletic background to compete successfully in the classroom and on the court.
  • Program management—including events, eligibility, budget management, equipment, athletic training, youth sports camps, community outreach.
  • Community Service—incorporate the team into campus and community activities that strengthen the relationship between the college and the community. Develop sport camps and community outreach programs.
  • Communication—communicate statistics, public relations and event information to appropriate league and campus departments. Provide written reports and annual assessments.
  • Compliance—know, recognize and follow all league and University policies related to athletics, academics and behavior. Report all infractions.

A successful candidate will have a strong Christian character, coaching experience, academic experience and the ability to work in a progressive, collaborative, and diverse campus environment. A successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the mission of Grace University. The successful candidate must also provide positive leadership in all aspects of the volleyball program and must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact professionally with all internal and external patrons. An earned master’s degree is preferred. Candidates with college experience in volleyball and college teaching is preferred. Appointment date is January 15.

Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at www.graceu.edu. Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of Grace University.

A complete application includes:

  • A letter of interest and how you are prepared to support the mission of Grace University
  • A resume and an on-line application that outlines professional and educational experience
  • The names and contact information for three (3) professional references

Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the University and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire.

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