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Head Volleyball Coach

Ridgewater College
Job Description
Minnesota State
Willmar Campus
  • Coaching: practice planning and game preparation.
  • Recruiting: talent identification, evaluation and communication with potential recruitments.
  • Budgeting: development, management and fundraising activities.
  • Student-athlete development: mentoring to include individual and team dynamics, team rules and conduct, leadership development, commitment to safety and well-being of student athletics.
  • Monitoring satisfactory academic progress of student athletes.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
  • A valid driver’s license or ability to acquire a legal driver’s license or qualify for a reasonable accommodation.Travel is required. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
    Two or more years of volleyball coaching experience 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Master's degree in physical education, exercise science, or kinesiology or Master's degree in any field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in physical education, exercise science, or kinesiology. 
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a collegiate volleyball program.
  • Knowledge of MCAC and NJCCA rules and regulations.
  • Prior experience with recruiting student athletes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication both orally and in writing.
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills, including basic accounting practices. 
Questions in regard to this position and to apply please contact
  • Todd Thorstad Athletic Coordinator
    Application Procedure or Inquiries
    Contact Todd Thorstad, Athletic Coordinator, (320) 222-5572

    Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Copy of College Transcripts (originals required upon hire) 
Applicant must provide certified transcripts upon hire. College faculty credentialing means the process for evaluating an individual’s education and experience in accordance with system-established minimum qualifications for individuals teaching credit-based courses.
For further information please contact Jane Bohlsen or (320) 222-6075.
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

NOTICE: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.  The employee should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment.  For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.
Ridgewater College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
A Member of HERC Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
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