September 22, 2016
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Assistant Coach, Men's Volleyball (Continuous Recruitment)

University of California - Merced - Merced, CA

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    University of California - Merced University of California - Merced
  • Location
    Merced, CA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

Assistant Coach, Men's Volleyball (Continuous Recruitment)

Job Category:

Student Services


Campus Recreation and Athletics

Position Code:




Closing Date:

Review of applications will occur as openings are available.


By Agreement.


Campus Site

Background check:

Background check and fingerprinting may be required


The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With approximately 7,300 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Under general direction, the Assistant Coach oversees specific aspects of a small to mid-size sports program. The Assistant Coach may also provide guidance to other personnel. Under the direction of the Head Coach, Men's Volleyball, the incumbent will assist with managing the team along with shared responsibility in the areas of recruiting, retention, coaching, game and practice management, monitoring student-athlete academic progress and eligibility.


Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training with a college-level program. May need to maintain NAIA/NCAA certified recruiter status.

Must have effective inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.

Must be able to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making, be an effective problem solver, and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Must have specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.

Maintains current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the NAIA/NCAA, as well as other associations and agencies applicable to athletic financial aid and scholarships, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

Successful experience coaching at high school and/or college level.

Experience with computer programs in either the PC or Mac environment.

The successful candidate must be fingerprinted and successfully pass a background check, which may include checks of employment records, criminal records, and motor vehicle records.

A valid California drivers license with acceptable driving record is required.

To Apply:

Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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