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  • Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach

    Millikin University
    Job Description

    Position Title:        Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach Intern

    Department:          Athletics

    FLSA:                    Exempt


    Working Relationships:

    • Reports to:            Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Athletic Director

    • Works Closely with:         Athletic Department Staff; Enrollment Staff, Women’s Volleyball Team Members, and Athletic Director


    Position Summary:  This position will report to the Head Women's Volleyball Coach and Athletic Director.  This internship is designed as a 10-month experience from August 1 through May 31.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one-year renewal.


    All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

    • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
    • Civil debate
    • Passion and enthusiasm
    • Dignity and respect for individuals
    • A diverse and inclusive community
    • Integrity and responsibility
    • Advancement of the greater good


    Primary Responsibilities - Intern Functions:              

    Under the guidance of the Head Volleyball Coach, the Intern will:

    1. Assist the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach with all aspects of the women’s volleyball program
    2. Gain professional collegiate experiences in game and practice coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, and all other aspect of running an intercollegiate volleyball program
    3. Assist in all areas of team development, including in-season and out-of-season activities as allowed by Millikin, CCIW, and NCAA.
    4. Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Volleyball Program.
    5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach


    Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

    1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
    2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
    3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management
    4. Perform duties in the area of event management.


    Minimum Position Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Volleyball playing experience at the collegiate level or coaching at the high school or college level
    • The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


    Work Environment:

    Manual Dexterity:

    • Dexterity to operate a keyboard

    Physical Effort:

    • Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping
    • Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more
    • Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

    Working Conditions:

    • Outdoor exposure to weather
    • Alternative or flexible work schedule
    • Travel and/or periodic overnight travel


    Hazards: None

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