Canadian Association of University Teacher, Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d'universit�

Canadian Association of University Teachers
Association canadienne des professeures et professeurs d'université

CAUT’s online source for professionals looking for a job in higher education or trying to fill a position.

| Print

Head Coach Men’s Volleyball Instructor I or II

University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Head Coach Men’s Volleyball Instructor I or II
Position Number 28565

Applications are invited for a full-time Men's Volleyball Head Coach Instructor I or II (one-year term). Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications/experience. Appointment will begin May 1, 2020 or soon thereafter and is renewable annually subject to favorable review.

Candidates should have a Master's degree, minimum three years’ experience in coaching/administering elite level athletes/programs in Volleyball. Equivalent NCCP certification/international coaching certification will be considered. Ability to work within the university environment and with the public is essential. Successful candidate must have superior organizational skills, ability to recruit throughout Canada; desire to build alumni support and commitment to the total development of the student-athlete.

Responsibilities include (not limited):
• Coaching consistent with operation of a successful inter-university sport program including student athlete recruitment, team selection, personnel management, team/individual goal setting, creation of individual skill acquisition/refinement programs, tactical, technical and mental preparation, game preparation, athlete/program evaluation, scouting, scheduling, budget preparation and monitoring of student athlete academic success. Conjunction with the strength/conditioning specialist will develop appropriate programs for the team.
• Staying current with knowledge, trends/practices necessary to maintain a competitive program.
• Attending league meetings, ensuring compliance with regulations including eligibility, doping controls and playing.
• In conjunction with Jr Bison Coordinator, leading Jr Bison boys Volleyball program including planning, development, administration, recruitment/retention of coaches, and organization of professional development clinics for coaching staff.
• Maintaining a high profile in the sport locally, provincially and nationally, acting as an ambassador representing the team/University in public speaking appearances, clinics/camps to enhance the visibility and image of the University/program.
• In conjunction with the University's Alumni office, develop/establish a plan to engage and activate alumni as supporters/contributors to the program.
• Setting team revenue generation targets geared to the provision of program/ scholarship enhancements.
• Service on faculty/university committees.
• Additional administrative duties
• Teaching/mentoring in the undergraduate programs as assigned.

Faculty Information
FKRM offers degrees in Bachelor of Phys. Ed, Bachelor of Kinesiology, Bachelor of Rec Mgmt and Community Development, Master of Science and Master of Arts in Kinesiology & Recreation. A Ph.D. program in Applied Health Sciences is available collaboratively with other health science faculties. Approx. 460 undergraduate and 60 graduate students are currently enrolled in FKRM. Faculty members have vibrant research programs funded by SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR and other agencies. The Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute facilitates research within FKRM and U of M. Bison Sport and Active Living provides a broad range of services to the University and Community, through intercollegiate sport, recreation services, children’s programs and athletic therapy. Academic, research and service programs have a mission to work collaboratively to further the creation and translation of knowledge of physical activity, sport, recreation and leisure to enhance the quality of lives locally, nationally and internationally.

Application Procedure:
Applications must include a description of coaching, teaching and professional interests, curriculum vitae and name/contact information of three references. Applications should be sent to Dr. Douglas Brown, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2. Electronic applications, with documents combined in one pdf file, emailed to Jennifer Palichuk, Executive Assistant to the Dean Further information; contact the Executive Assistant to the Dean. Review of applications will commence March 23, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of search process.

The University appreciates the interest of all applicants however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

University of Manitoba is a comprehensive institution of higher learning with approximately 30,000 students. Located in Winnipeg, a vibrant and culturally diverse city of over 730,000 residents. It is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba, and is located in the commercial, social, economic and government centre of the Province. Learn more about Winnipeg at Learn more about University of Manitoba and FKRM at