Position Details


Operating Title ATHLETIC COACH I
Long Classification Title ATHLETIC COACH I
Location Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Department PSU Athletics     [PHATNX]
Summary of Position

The Athletics Department at Plymouth State University (PSU) invites applications for a Women’s Volleyball Coach position. We seek a dynamic professional to provide coaching to athletes from our Division III team. The position consists of 60% coaching and 40% administration, and will act as head women’s volleyball coach and hold several administrative duties.
This is a 75% time benefited position.

Additional Job Information

Review of applications will begin on December 11, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is otherwise closed at the University’s discretion.
Please provide contact information for three professional references that can speak to your work experience will be requested in the PSU application.

Posting Number/Job Order # PS0676FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 1 year
Other minimum qualifications

Bachelors degree
One year of coaching experience. Participation in sport coached.
Experience supervising student staff and assistant coaches.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Experience with event management and sports information.
Sports Writing ability.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) .75
Grade 16
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students.
Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learning. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development. Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders.

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/27/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 12/11/2017
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Term
If TERM position provide projected end date

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DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Head Coaching Duties: Develop game plan and strategy and implement with practice schedule. Execute game plan during competition. Recruit prospective student athletes. Execute department administrative procedures including NCAA rules, HR rules, media, SID, equipment and department/team events. Oversite of part-time assistant coaches. Monitor student academics and conduct. Coordinate team fundraising and community service.


Administrative: All game management for Men’s & Women’s Basketball & Softball.

Assist with varying writing and duties in the Assistant Director of Communications office.
Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents