Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball

Job Scope 

The Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball is directly responsible for the organization and direction of a NJCAA, Division III Women’s Volleyball program. This position is also responsible for the organization and coordination of all team fundraising activities.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Recruit qualified student athletes as defined by the National Junior College Athletic Association.
  2. Ensure that all WPCC guidelines and NJCAA regulations regarding eligibility and participation are maintained.
  3. Manage/coach all pre- and post-season conditioning, practices, and contests.
  4. Ensure that practice/contest facilities are prepared for use according to established procedures.
  5. Assist with maintaining an inventory of uniforms and equipment.
  6. Assist with the scheduling of pre-season and regular games.
  7. Organize and coordinate all team fundraising activities.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Activities & Athletics.
  9. Ability and endurance necessary to work the hours needed to complete the job.
  10. Attendance at all mandatory meetings.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Direct Reports


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma or GED required.

Experience & Knowledge: Two years’ experience in playing or coaching volleyball required with knowledge of the rules and strategies of volleyball. Ability to motivate and coach a team for competitive sports. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Computer Skills: Ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel) 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Criminal Background Clearance. Valid driver’s license. 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Will regularly need to speak, hear, listen, reach, run, walk, and jump. Will need to lift and move equipment necessary for the sport. 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment will vary from moderate noise to greater noise levels while in gymnasiums playing games or practicing. Temperatures may vary.

Location: Richland Campus 

Pay rate: $5,000 stipend. The Volleyball season runs from August – November. 

Deadline to Apply: Friday, June 15, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, fully completed employment applications received by the deadline with all required application materials will receive guaranteed priority consideration. 

Application materials required for full consideration:

  • Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

To Apply: Click here for the Employment Application.

 Please note that employment applications referencing ‘see resume’ or similar phrases are considered incomplete and may not be considered. For guaranteed priority consideration, applicants must submit a fully completed employment application with all required materials by the deadline.

Please do not call in regards to the status of your application. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 Please do not fax or mail any documentation. Official College or High School transcripts are required upon hired.

 Employment is contingent upon submission and satisfactory review of any background check clearances as may be required by Pennsylvania Act 153. Please refer to our Pre-Employment Background Check Information page for more detailed information.

At this time, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College cannot sponsor applicants for work visas for any position.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College promotes a drug-free workplace.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.