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Mercy University Assistant Volleyball Coach in Dobbs Ferry, New York

Assistant Volleyball Coach

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Assistant Volleyball Coach


$3,000.00 - $5,000.00 Annually


Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Part Time Staff

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Job Posting Summary

The Assist Volleyball Coach assists the head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.

Essent ial Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the head coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.

  • Assess player’s skills, monitor players during competition and practice, and keep the head Coach informed of the athletic performance of the students.

  • Maintain a record of team statistics and requirements for lettering. (For both head coach and athletic director)

  • Work within the basic framework and philosophy of the head coach of that sport and assists with determining game strategy.

  • Assist the head Coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.

  • Attending all staff meetings and carrying out scouting assignments as outlined by the head coach.

  • Serve as a role model of good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.

  • Arrive 15 minutes before practice, 60 minutes before contests and meetings to adequately prepare and remain long enough afterwards to help players with concerns or to become involved in staff discussions.

  • Help in the planning and implementation of both in-season and out-of-season conditioning and weight programs. Attendance should be consistent.

  • Maintain collaborative interactions with players, coaches, staff members, parents and other spectators.

  • Remain at practices, games and other contests where a student’s attendance is requested, until the last student has left.

  • Perform other such duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that may be requested by the head coach.

  • Responsible for submitting all required requests for paperwork related to the practice, game or other related contests.

  • Perform other such duties that are consistent with the nature of the position and that may be requested by the head coach.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Successful completion of the NCAA certification exam.

  • Committed to compliance with the NCAA, East Coast Conference and Mercy University policies and regulations.

  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse population of student athletes and coaches in a cultural climate that celebrates diversity.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

    Physical/Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move or lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to meet all general health requirements for the position as per university policies

Compensation is commensurate with job responsibilities and scope of duties as defined by the Head Coach, and the schedule availability of the incumbent.

Mercy University promotes a community campus environment. As a result, employment is limited to the following states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Applicants outside of those states or the USA will be required to relocate. Relocation assistance may be provided for eligible moves.

About Mercy

Mercy University is a dynamic, diverse New York City area university whose students are on a personal mission to get the most out of life by getting the most out of their education. Our institution is an independent, coeducational university that offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within six schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Nursing, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy's efforts in these programs have been recognized over the last several years. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Mercy University, has been honored by being ranked nationally among the top Colleges in the country for Hispanics by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).

Mercy University was further recognized by HACU as a national leader in awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics in several disciplines, including Psychology, Sociology and Business. Additionally, to support our diverse student body, Mercy University has pursued and been awarded a number of federal grants which enable us to better develop and deliver services to our students. Mercy University is proud to be recognized as an institution which helps under-served students to achieve their educational aspirations. Westchester Magazine has also named Mercy the Best College in Westchester County in 2019, 2020 and 2022. The vibrancy of the University culture is sustained by a diverse student body from around the region. Serving 8,500 full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, the University offers campuses in Dobbs Ferry, Bronx, Manhattan as well as online offerings.

At Mercy University we strive to provide employees and their families with a comprehensive and valuable benefits package. We offer high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts, flexible spending, and much more.

Our Mission:

Mercy University is committed to providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education by offering liberal arts and professional programs in personalized and high quality learning environments, thus preparing students to embark on rewarding careers, to continue learning throughout their lives and to act ethically and responsibly in a changing world.

EEO Statement

Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer. Mercy University actively engages in recruiting a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups and strives to build and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, height, weight, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The posted salary range for this position is based on several legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The University is committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local pay equity laws.

Campus Safety

Mercy University is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all. Information regarding campus safety can be found here .

This position is ineligible for Medical benefits and the College's contribution. However, part-time employees are invited to participate in our various voluntary benefits.


Mercy University


555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, New York, 10522





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