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Assistant Coach, Cal Womens Club Volleyball (5046U) 1591 - 1591
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Assistant Coach, Cal Womens Club Volleyball (5046U) 1591 - 1591
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Assistant Coach, Cal Womens Club Volleyball (5046U) 1591 - 1591

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 9/19/2019

Departmental Overview

The University of California Women's Volleyball club team prides itself on a winning tradition on and off the court. Cal is part of the Northern California Collegiate Volleyball League, featuring local rivals Cal Poly, Santa Clara University, University of San Francisco, and Stanford University. Each year the team competes in the NCCVL league and at the NCVF National Championships, and has finished top-ranked in the country several times.


The assistant coach will be responsible for attending practices, running drills, traveling to games and tournaments.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Attending bi-weekly weekday practices
Running well-structured practices
Analyzing performance and instructing athletes in skills, techniques, and strategies in preparation for and during competition
Assisting with travel logistics
Attending all competitions (includes local weekend and travel to regional/national tournaments)
Keeping contact with players and club officers
Complying with NCCVL, NCVF, UC Berkeley and Cal Sport Clubs regulations
Maintaining a professional and positive presence in the volleyball community

Required Qualifications

Proven record of competitive volleyball coaching experience.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with college-age athletes.
Knowledge of current coaching techniques/strategies.
Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes.
Successful background-check clearance.
Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification (Must be obtained within 30 days of employment)
A minimum of one-year coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of previous club coaching experience (high school level or above)

Salary & Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for UC benefits plan.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Cover letter/letter of interest
Resume with 2-3 professional/volleyball-related references

Other Information

This is a part-time, contract appointment ending 5/31/2020. Opportunity for contract extension.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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