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Head Coach Volleyball/WPE Instructor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Apr. 26, 2024
Title Head Coach Volleyball/WPE Instructor
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department PERA
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Head Coach Volleyball/WPE Instructor



Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Head Coach Volleyball/WPE Instructor is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all aspects of the Volleyball program as they compete competitively in NCAA Division III athletics while providing an educational environment which enhances the development of the whole student-athlete. Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in physical education as well as departmental administrative responsibilities.

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.



  • Provide leadership and direction to the volleyball program; create a culture of compliance with NCAA rules and regulations as well as New England Women and Men Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and WPI university policies and procedures.
  • Develop team and individual strategies to create an environment of success through effective teaching of technical and fundamental volleyball skills.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of assistant coach(s), and any other personnel management duties as required to maintain a successful staff.
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic
    excellence; establish ways to ensure success for all team members academically, athletically, and socially.
  • Maintain a strong connection with the WPI volleyball alumni group through communication and relationship development.
  • Responsible for successfully managing the program's operating and fundraising budgets.
  • Teach physical education courses.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 3-5 years of secondary/collegiate coaching experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in athletic administration, leadership, and recruitment.

To apply please include a cover letter, resume and list of references

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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