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Posting Date:  March 18, 2020                                        Posting End Date:  March 30, 2020

Position:  Volleyball Head Coach                                   Department:  Athletics

Status:  Full-time, Exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Volleyball Head Coach will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Promotes and administers Division II volleyball program
  • Provides leadership in the coaching, scouting, planning and executing all phases of the women’s volleyball program and related activities, on and off the court
  • Coordinates and recommends women’s volleyball athletic-related financial aid through the Director of Athletics
  • Directs and coordinates women’s volleyball related selection and recruitment of student-athletes
  • Counsels women’s volleyball athletes on personal matters and work to ensure their academic success and timely graduation
  • Maintains an inventory of all women’s volleyball equipment and supplies
  • Recommends volleyball related equipment and supply purchases
  • Prepares and make women’s volleyball budget recommendations to the Director of Athletics
  • Represents the University and its women’s volleyball program to the community and alumni
  • Works within the framework of the SIAC (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) and the NCAA Division II philosophy of athletics
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or the President of the University
  • Must place primary emphasis on the education and welfare of student-athletes. The following are required:
  • Should demonstrate successful coaching experience in volleyball, preferably at the NCAA Division II or I level;
  • Success at recruiting in the southeastern region and nationally;
  • Knowledge of financial aid regulations and experience in working with a combination of athletic grants and financial aid;
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations as they relate to volleyball (specifically in the areas of the following: recruiting, financial aid, ethical conduct, amateurism, academic eligibility, rules, and regulations governing transfer athletes, and playing and practice seasons;
  • Must be committed to and understand the role of intercollegiate athletics within the framework of the mission of the University; and
  • Maintains a high level of personal/professional integrity


  • Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in coaching and recruiting at the collegiate level
  • Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills


Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn: OHR - Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address:         Fax: 334.724.4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.