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Head Coach- Women's Volleyball

  • Over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Franklin Pierce University is seeking a mission-focused, self-starter as the Head Coach of Women's Volleyball. Our athletics are more than just our successes, but our Ravens pride and passion. This position will be someone who can continue our Ravens’ mission through skillful leadership and coaching. Responsibilities for all aspects of coaching and program development for both varsity programs within institutional, conference and NCAA Division II regulations, inclusive of scheduling, budget management and recruitment and retention of student-athletes.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans and administers all aspects of a successful Athletics Program.
  • Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training and competition.
  • Recruits academically and athletically qualified student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments, and home visits.
  • Directs all aspects, areas and components of the sports team.
  • Coordinates all strategic aspects of the specific sports program.
  • Represents sports program to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public.
  • Monitors student-related athletics and academic development
  • Adheres to all NCAA conference and institution policies and procedures.
  • Meets with students, parents, coaches and guidance counselors to discuss the
    Franklin Pierce University athletic and academic programs
  • Completes background research regarding students to assess the likelihood of succeeding academically and socially, as well as athletically at
    Franklin Pierce University
  • Assists with scheduling, travel arrangements and/or other administrative tasks
  • Informally advise and counsel team members on a variety of matters
  • Participates in various athletic advertising and fundraising efforts
  • Remains current on relevant college athletics regulations and guidelines
  • Manages all daily operations and coordinates all administration facets of the specific sports program.
  • Oversees all aspects of the financial operation of the specific sports program.
  • Supervises staff
  • Assist with the overall direction, effectiveness and environment of the College’s women’s athletic program, researches, informs and promotes issues regarding gender equity and Title IX.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree is required, Masters Degree preferred
  • Previous coaching experience is required
  • Good organizational, oral, and written communication and recruiting skills are required
  • Incumbent must have the ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Coach must possess the ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures and have knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the specified sports program. 
  • Coach must have the ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Coach must possess knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques, and financial/business analysis techniques.
  • Coach must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. 
  • Coach must have the ability to lead and guide student-athletes in area of specialty.
  • Coach must have knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes. 
  • Coach must be skilled in budget preparation and management.

About FPU:

Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings.

Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon, (NH) and Goodyear, AZ.  We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders.

At Franklin Pierce University, we believe in establishing a legacy through our unique ability to support and prepare students to thrive as leaders and engaged members of society. To do this, we know that is takes outstanding people from every background imaginable to support our mission. 

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Franklin Pierce recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at or 603-899-4075. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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Franklin Pierce University


Rindge, NH
03461 USA


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