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#97539 Assistant Coach - Women's Volleyball

Filing Deadline: Fri 1/25/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/16/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/25/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.

UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 10 nationally in the Learfield Directors Cup in 19 of the past 23 years.

Must have successful recruiting experience at a D1 level with student-athletes that are at a high-academic and high-athletic level. Evaluate the skills, abilities, character and potential of prospective student-athletes to be successful within the athletics program and at UC San Diego. The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive Women’s Volleyball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and also strives for athletic excellence. Follow athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UCSD Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms.

Assist Head Coach in all of the following: recruiting, organizing and conducting practices, preparation of scouting reports, conditioning programs, utilize video tagging software, competitive and fundraising events. Assist with administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, budgets, inventory, coordination of team, professional & recruit travel and team equipment purchases.

Prepare statistical analysis and reports. Assist with coordinating contest, event and tournament management, and with recruitment of student-athletes, and basic knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA regulations. The incumbent is responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Big West and UC San Diego rules and regulations. A complete application will include an online resume and cover letter.

Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.


  • Prove ability to teach specified sport to individuals and the team as a whole. Strong knowledge of sound principles and rules governing specified sport.

  • Ability to follow work schedule as outlined by Head Coach and department.

  • Personal experience with specified sport. Demonstrated experience in coordinating and instructing camps of specified sport.

  • Proven ability to use all athletic equipment and computer software programs needed to perform job duties.

  • Ability to utilize video tagging software to analyze critical moments in games by athletes and opponents and communicate those to the coach(es) and team.

  • Proven ability to provide statistical analysis and reports in regards to the specified sport. Ability to complete forms thoroughly and to keep them current.

  • Strong writing skills to prepare clearly understandable correspondence and reports.

  • Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to relate to a wide diversity of faculty, staff, students and community members

  • Ability to speak before large and small groups with evident poise and enthusiasm and ability to effectively motivate team members.

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, with ability to follow up and review, to insure that no details are overlooked and that all arrangements have been made.

  • A Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics, as well as to understand the needs of students balancing the requirements of academics and athletics.


  • Experience recruiting at a like institution.


  • Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

  • A valid driver's license is required. Must also participate in the DMV Pull program and maintain a clean DMV record. Must maintain NCAA certified recruiter status.

  • Must maintain CPR/AED and First Aid certification.

This position is a mandated reporter of known or suspected child abuse or neglect, according to the California law, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA).

This position is a campus security authority (CSA) for the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which is a federal law requiring disclosure of information about crimes on and around campus.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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