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Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach, Athletics

Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach, Athletics

ID 
2018-2202
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
2/9/2018

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Overview

 

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

 

Job Summary:  Core responsibilities of this position include:

The position of Assistant Coach is a PT non-benefited position responsible for supporting the mission, goals and objectives of the LCCC athletics program as outlined by the college administration and head coach. Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: recruitment of student athletes who understand the rigorous  commitment needed to be successful in the classroom and on the field of competition; to instruct athletes in individual and team fundamentals, strategy and physical training necessary to compete at a high degree of individual and team success; to support the logistical and administrative functions of the applicable athletic program; and to be an integral functioning part of the entire campus.

LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.    http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1

 

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them. http://lccc.wy.edu/StrategicPlan/index.aspx#goal1

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

Compensation: This is an FLSA exempt, stipend position paying $10,000. 

 

Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by March 12th, 2018.

 

Starting Date: June 6th, 2018.

 

For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome.

 

Essential Functions

Essential Functions: 

 

CORE DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of all the institutional and athletic policies approved by the Board of Trustees and is responsible for its implementation while assisting in the overall strategic plan of the institution
  • Demonstrates knowledge of our Athletic Department’s, Region IX and NJCAA regulations, or NIRA, IHSA as appropriate, and follows those bylaws accordingly
  • Understands the proper administrative line of authority, and refers grievances through proper channels
  • Remains aware of all public/institutional/departmental meetings that require attendance
  • Maintains discipline and works to increase morale and cooperation within the LCCC athletic department and college community
  • Understands and follows all College policies and procedures and supports student athletes' adherence to all policies and procedures

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Assists the head coach in scheduling, providing transportation to contests, tournaments and special sport events
  • Assists in preparation for scheduled sport events or practices and adheres to scheduled facility times by coordinating program with other athletic teams, custodial, maintenance and school employees
  • Works directly with the athletic trainer to provides documentation to the athletic administrator needed to fulfill local, regional and national requirements concerning medical/consent/waiver forms, and injury tracking
  • Provides proper safeguards for maintenance, inventory and protection of assigned equipment and facilities
  • Assist head coach with the entire recruiting process

RESPONSIBILITY TO THE STUDENT ATHLETE:

  • Provides training rules and other sport specific regulations to each individual
  • Supervises practices, games and team trips. Takes all necessary measures to safeguard each participant
  • Directs student managers and statisticians
  • Supports student athletes' adherence to the College Student Conduct code. Implements the enforcement of discipline as necessary
  • Contacts head coach and/or Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation when a student is alleged to have violated the Athletic Code of Conduct
  • Is present at all practices, contests, meetings, study halls and/or other gatherings assigned

EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES:

  • Is accountable to the head coach for all equipment. Collects the cost of any equipment lost or not returned
  • Arranges for issuing, marking and storing of equipment and submits an annual inventory and current records
  • Responsible for cleanliness and maintenance of specific sport equipment
  • Recommends to the head coach budgetary items for next year in their area of the program
  • Monitors equipment rooms and coaches' offices and authorizes who may enter
  • Permits the athletes to only be in authorized areas of the building at the appropriate times
  • Examines locker rooms before and after practices and games, checking on general cleanliness of the facility
  • Secure all doors, lights, windows and locks before leaving building if custodians are not on duty
  • Instills in each player a respect for equipment and school property, its care and proper use

PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the head coach in carrying out their responsibilities to include recruiting
  • Works closely with SID concerning press releases and school announcements as assigned
  • Instructs team members concerning changes in rules. Teaches fundamentals of the sport as outlined by the head coach
  • Maintains a record of team statistics and requirements for lettering
  • Works within the basic framework and philosophy of the head coach of that sport
  • Attends all staff meetings and carries out scouting assignments as outlined by the head coach
  • Supervises players whenever gathered as a team to include before, during and after practices, travel, study halls and contests
  • Ensures the safety of all athletes.  Helps in the planning, implementation, and supervision of both in-season and off-season conditioning, weight programs, summer league play, team camps, clinics and other skill development activities
  • Is included in confidential discussions about personnel with the head coach
  • Strives to improve skills by attending clinics and using resources made available by the head coach
  • Attends contests of other teams in the program when possible
  • Supervises volunteer assistants, student assistants and student managers to include job duties
  • Performs other duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that may be required by the head coach

Other duties may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need

Nonessential Functions:  

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis

Performs other duties that may be requested by the head coach, administration and/or faculty and staff that may include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in setting up for contests, events and special occasions
  • Assist in the painting of soccer fields
  • Work with Shawn Dubie Rodeo
  • Community service

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possesses a foundational background in teaching and/or working with students at the secondary and/or post-secondary levels
  • Demonstrates knowledge of National Junior College Athletic Association, NIRA, or IHSA rules and regulations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and pass the van training course to be a certified LCCC driver
  • Certified or ability to become certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process). Ability to read, interpret and consider possible applications of business literature and legal documents
  • Advanced Knowledge of the assigned sport rules, regulations, game strategies, and methodology
  • Ability to provide effect coaching, training direction, encouragement, motivation, injury care, and nutritional advice to prepare athletes for competitive events
  • Skills and abilities to perform as an organized, self-starter, and able to handle expeditiously, accurately, and confidentially the rapid receipt of communications from all sources—written, email, voice mail, one-on-one with attention to detail; able to act on own initiative while exercising reasonable judgment
  • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means; ability to communicate in an informative manner, effectively listen, and be able to handle escalating situations with concern and confidence
  • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines, frequent interruptions, and some interpersonal pressure
  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with people; proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport with courtesy and tact, to accurately determine others’ needs, collect necessary information, and follow through when requested
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices

Physical/Mental Demands: 

·         To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors

  • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
  • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long work days, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations

·         While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus faclities

  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor

·         An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to perform essential position functions. Assisted lift technique is required for all lifts exceeding 50 pounds

·         Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus

  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
  • Must be able to effectively coach, perform, and demonstrate the essential skills of the sport assigned; which may require three (3) or more hours of working on your feet
  • Required travel including eight (8) plus hours riding on the team bus and being able to fly commercially with the assigned sport team

 

Qualifications

 Minimum:

  • Two (2) years of coaching experience or collegiate playing experience in assigned sport

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with emphasis in coaching or a coaching endorsement
  • Three (3) years direct Collegiate-coaching experience in assigned sport
  • One (1) year collegiate athlete recruiting experience

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

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