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Pac-12 Volleyball Diversity Mentorship with Pac-12 in San Francisco · CA

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The purpose of the Pac-12 Volleyball Diversity Mentorship program is to educate and prepare the next generation of minority volleyball coaches through professional networking and hands-on experience. Mentees will participate in a 12-month term program with a projected start date of January 2021. Tailored programming will focus on providing experience that is beneficial to the mentee, assigned volleyball program, and to the college athletic community in general in an effort to provide an initial entry and deeper understanding into the profession of Division I Women’s Volleyball coaching/operations.
In addition to the opportunities described below, the assigned mentees will observe Division I Volleyball operations firsthand, collaborate with industry leaders in the Pac-12 Conference, job shadow, conduct informational interviews to explore job interests, network with individuals at coaching conventions and within institution athletic departments, as well as other opportunities identified as appropriate relative to the Mentorship incumbent.
Mentees accepted in this program will be provided paid professional development opportunities. Candidates of all backgrounds will be considered and Women and ethnic minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applications should include the following:
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement 
  • (3) Professional References 
The deadline to submit the application is December 1, 2020.
  • Monthly/Bi-monthly Zoom call with someone from the assigned Pac 12 Coaching staff
  • Monthly group Zoom call with other mentees and an assigned coach administrator
  • Six live lesson and discussion sessions with True North
  • Two trips to campus of assigned Pac 12 program, spring and fall
  • AVCA Convention educational program general and diversity program
  • Pac 12 specific sessions at AVCA Convention
Note: The program will also include other components that are being developed. This is not a coaching position.
A successful mentee must be able to effectively participate in each core area as listed above. The preferred educational and employment requirements are listed below: 
  • BA/BS and/or have experience as an undergraduate volleyball varsity student-athlete or support staff for intercollegiate athletics administration/operations
  • Have an interest in coaching, intercollegiate athletics administration, or pursuing a career in some aspect of this field
  • Able to commit 40+ hours of programming and one on one calls and/or videoconference communication with mentors/program contacts
  • Willingness to travel on select dates for professional development opportunities and campus visits

You will not be entitled to any job or coaching position at the conclusion of the mentorship program. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have experience in intercollegiate athletics as a student-athlete, coach, administrator, or team operations specialist? Please list any prior experience.

  3. What are your career aspirations?

  4. Who do you admire in this field, and why?

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