Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach



Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach


Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach


Department of Intercollegiate Athletics 
Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) Athletic Department competes at the NCAA Division II level. NNU is a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) which is comprised of the following ten members: University of Alaska-Anchorage, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Central Washington University, Montana State University-Billings, Northwest Nazarene University, Saint Martin's University, Seattle Pacific University, Simon Fraser University, Western Oregon University, and Western Washington University. NNU offers the following eight sports for women: volleyball, cross-country, soccer, indoor track & field, basketball, softball, golf, and outdoor track & field. NNU offers the following seven sports for men: cross-country, golf, basketball, indoor track & field, baseball, soccer and outdoor track & field.

Description of Position
The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for assisting with all details of operating an NCAA Division II intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball program. This position is an exempt, full-time, 12-month (1.0 FTE) position and reports to the Head Women's Volleyball Coach. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions

  • Promote and develop spiritual formation and leadership, academic excellence, athletic competitiveness, and community engagement in student-athletes    
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating training sessions, contest preparation (including video and statistical analysis), travel, and competition
  • Assist in developing and operating a successful recruiting system to accomplish competitive success and roster goals 
  • Assist in organizing and operating youth camps and other fundraising initiatives         
  • Participate as an active member of the Athletic Department and University as a whole       
  • Maintain knowledge of applicable institutional, conference, and NCAA regulations and promote an atmosphere of compliance
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Volleyball coaching experience
  • High motivation and commitment to the University, organizational skills, the ability to self-start, be calm under pressure, meet deadlines, work without direct supervision, multi-task, problem solve, and relate to a variety of personalities under diverse circumstances     
  • The University requires that all staff members be Christians (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU and be willing to help advance the spiritual goals of the University.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Collegiate level volleyball coaching experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations


The Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach will be paid $31,200 annually. Full-time personnel will be offered access to a benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance for employee and family, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, health savings account, tuition benefits, opportunities for professional development and a retirement program.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received. Complete application packet will include the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • NNU application
  • Resume
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Two current letters of recommendation from professional associates

For Faculty positions, also include:

  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching

Send, fax or email a complete application packet to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Reviewed 5 May, 2023

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).