Compensation: Salary range of $55,000-$65,000. Position is eligible for an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance plans with low co-pays and low out of pocket maximums, generous paid time off, a shared contribution retirement plan and, after one year of employment, tuition benefits.
4 Year Degree
Western Colorado University is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.
Responsibilities: Responsible for providing leadership, planning, organizing, and for administering all aspects of, the Western’s Women’s Volleyball program including but not limited to: providing strong leadership, recruiting highly qualified student-athletes, practice and competition scheduling, coaching athletes in practice and games, maintenance of a strong academic environment, supervision of coaching staff, maintaining budget, conducting and managing all facets of camps, cultivate alumni, direct involvement working with program specific fund-raising as well as participation in Athletic Department fund-raising. Limited other duties may be assigned.
Additional Information on Western and Gunnison/Crested Butte
Western Colorado University is a public institution with an enrollment of ~3,700 graduate and undergraduate students, the majority of which reside on the campus and in the community. With average class sizes of 17 students, faculty and staff share a strong commitment to inclusivity and personalized, immersive education. They are student-oriented, collegial, enthusiastic, and engaged in the campus and community. Western is committed to continual growth in regard to diversity, equity, and inclusivity and promotes participation in DEI initiatives from students, faculty, staff, and the community. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEI Committee charge.
The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver and the gateway to Crested Butte, a world class ski community. K-12 students are served by the award-winning Gunnison Watershed School District. Both communities value the arts, quality of life, community-based wrap around services for children and adults, and continued personal growth and learning opportunities. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities including summer arts and music festivals, mountain biking, skiing, kayak/rafting, rock climbing, hiking and camping… all within minutes of the campus.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.
To Apply: visit www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a letter of application addressed to Gregg Petcoff, Assistant Athletics Director for Communications along with a current resume, and contact information for three references.
Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is as soon as possible after hire.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Three years collegiate Volleyball coaching experience preferred. Knowledge of NCAA Division II Volleyball practices and regulations, must become NCAA II recruiting certified, ability to establish good rapport and relationships with players, administrators, staff, alumni and the general public. Must have proven administrative, organizational and recruiting skills
Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,000 students who come from across Colorado and all 50 states. Western is a member of the NCAA Division II, competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC); some 370 student athletes participate in our 13 NCAA-sponsored sports teams. Our faculty and staff members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because o...f the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about the university.
Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus.