Head Coach, Men’s Volleyball

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Full-time

Job Description

Summary: Queens University of Charlotte, an NCAA Division II affiliate, is seeking qualified candidates to launch Queens’ Men’s Volleyball program. Queens has competed in the South Atlantic Conference since 2013. This is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Director of Athletics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Plan, organize and direct all activities involved with establishing and running Queens’ NCAA Division II intercollegiate Men’s Volleyball program
• Provide instruction and development for individual and team improvement, teach overall team and individual player strategies, analyze athlete performance, prepare student-athletes for the highest possible levels of competition
• Recruit student-athletes within guidelines of the NCAA regulations and Queens’ academic admissions standards
• Adhere to all NCAA rules and regulations for the sport
• Monitor student-athlete academic performance to ensure academic success and compliance with policies
• Coordinate activities for all home and away meets including team travel plan, lodging and equipment inventory Oversee the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes
• Coordinate transportation of student-athletes to competitions and off campus events
• Evaluate and purchase equipment as necessary
• Serve as primary budget manager for program operations
• Participate in departmental meetings and activities including serving on committees and advisory board commitments
• Provide informal support to student-athletes in areas of academic and personal matters
• Participate in university fundraising and public relations activities
• Participate in summer sport camps
• Support staff to event operations on a regular basis
• Adhere to the highest standards of student-athlete welfare

Non-Essential Duties
• Other duties may be assigned as needed


Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required
• Collegiate volleyball and/or coaching experience and ability to transfer the knowledge and skills gained to student athletes
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of conference and NCAA rules and regulations
• Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
• Proven track record of consistently modeling positive behaviors at all times
• Strong follow‐up and follow‐through skills as well as ability to plan, organize and control projects through to completion
• Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
• Valid, unrestricted U.S. driver’s license
• Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in experience and education

Additional Information


Queens offers comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, including: medical, dental & vision insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution retirement plan & supplemental retirement plan, vacation and paid holidays, tuition remission & tuition exchange, Queens-paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, Health Savings Account), sick leave and long-term disability leave, FMLA leave, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), wellness programs. In addition, employees may choose voluntary benefits such as pet insurance, critical care insurance and legal assistance.

About Queens

Queens University of Charlotte is a private, co-educational, Presbyterian-affiliated comprehensive university located in the heart of Myers Park in Charlotte, NC, and is consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern Regional Masters Universities. The university has over 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students in programs offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the James L. Knight School of Communication, the Wayland H. Cato Jr. School of Education, the Andrew Blair College of Health and the Presbyterian School of Nursing and Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. Additional information about may be found at http://www.queens.edu.

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)
• Visual: Ability to read reports, create presentations, and effectively use a variety of computer systems and programs.
• Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students.
• Dexterity, Grasping, Feeling: Write, type, and use the telephone, copiers, and computer systems.
• Mobility: Fine and gross motor abilities sufficient to manage use of the computer, operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus.
• Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas in a concise and accurate manner.
• Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 30 pounds of force.
• Work requires potentially extended periods of walking, standing, and sitting.

Work Conditions
• Work in office, online, and classroom environments, involving contact with students, faculty, parents, staff, administrators, business leaders, trustees, and vendors.
• Potential day and overnight travel via automobile, flight and public transportation/.
• Potential travel to national conferences to represent the university.
• Willingness and ability to work during evenings and weekends to accomplish goals of the position.
• Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions, and high volume and may be stressful at times.

Disclaimer: The above description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this positions, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended to describe the general nature of the position. 

Queens values campus diversity and demonstrates this in campus initiatives; we particularly encourage members of historically under-represented groups to apply. Only candidates who best match requirements of job will be contacted. The position will be removed from the website once an offer is extended and accepted, or when a sufficient candidate pool is identified. Due to limited staff resources, phone calls cannot be accepted or returned.

Queens University of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex (including pregnancy, child birth and conditions related to pregnancy or child birth), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other university-administered programs. Any applicant for employment who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Director of Human Resources at 704.337.2297.