Volleyball Coach Men's First Team MSVV FYRFAD

Volleyball Coach Men's First Team MSVV FYRFAD

Published Deadline Location
24 May 30 Jun Maastricht

Job description

Are you motivated and able to effectively convey your volleyball knowledge? Do you have experience in coaching volleyball? Then apply now!

Job Description
UM SPORTS is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated volleyball coach for the student volleyball association Fyrfad; specifically for the first men's team. The first men's team currently competes in the first class. The team consists of experienced and motivated young talents and trains twice a week (on Mondays and Wednesdays).

We expect the following from our new Volleyball coach:
  • Demonstrable experience in giving volleyball training
  • Preferably holds a Volleyball Trainer Diploma (VT)
  • Ability to teach in both English and Dutch
  • Availability on weekends to coach the men's first team in both home and away games
  • Affinity with student sports and its associated culture
  • Availability to give training in the evenings

Practical Information:
  • Start Date: September 1, 2024
  • Working Hours: 3.5 hours per week; divided over 2 training sessions
  • Subject: Volleyball (indoor)
  • Location: University Sports Center, Maastricht (USC)

What we offer
As Volleyball Coach Men's First Team MSVV FYRFAD at Student Services Centre, you will be employed by the most international university in the Netherlands, located in the beautiful city of Maastricht. In addition, we offer you:
  • Good employment conditions. The position is graded in scale 7 - 8 according to UFO profile Sports Instructor, with corresponding salary based on experience ranging from €2693,00 and €4103,00 gross per month (based on a full-time employment of 38 hours per week). In addition to the monthly salary, an 8.0% holiday allowance and an 8.3% year-end bonus apply.
  • An employment contract for a period of 12 months with a scope of 0,1 FTE. Upon proven suitability, the employment contract will be converted to an indefinite contract.
  • At Maastricht University, the well-being of our employees is of utmost importance, we offer flexible working hours and the possibility to work partly from home if the nature of your position allows it. You will receive a monthly commuting and internet allowance for this. If you work full-time, you will be entitled to 29 vacation days and 4 additional public holidays per year, namely carnival Monday, carnival Tuesday, Good Friday, and Liberation Day. If you choose to accumulate compensation hours, an additional 12 days will be added. Furthermore, you can personalize your employment conditions through a collective labor agreement (CAO) choice model.
  • As Maastricht University, we offer various other excellent secondary employment conditions. These include a good pension scheme with the ABP and the opportunity for UM employees to participate in company fitness and make use of the extensive sports facilities that we also offer to our students.
  • A creative role with a lot of freedom in a pleasant and unique working environment.
  • A complimentary sports subscription at UM SPORT.
  • Last but certainly not least, we provide the space and facilities for your personal and professional development. We facilitate this by offering a wide range of training programs and supporting various well-established initiatives such as 'acknowledge and appreciate'.

The terms of employment at Maastricht University are largely set out in the collective labor agreement of Dutch Universities. In addition, local provisions specific to UM apply. For more information, click here.

Maastricht University
Why work at Maastricht University?
At Maastricht University (UM), everything revolves around the future. The future of our students, as we work to equip them with a solid, broad-based foundation for the rest of their lives. And the future of society, as we seek solutions through our research to issues from all around the world. Our six faculties combined provide a comprehensive package of study programmes and research.

In our teaching, we use the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method. Students work in small groups, looking for solutions to problems themselves. By discussing issues and working together to draw conclusions, formulate answers and present them to their peers, students develop essential skills for their future careers.

With over 22,300 students and more than 5,000 employees from all over the world, UM is home to a vibrant and inspiring international community.

Are you drawn to an international setting focused on education, science and scholarship? Are you keen to contribute however your skills and qualities allow? Our door is open to you! As a young European university, we value your talent and look forward to creating the future together.

Click here for more information about UM.

Working at Student Services Centre
The Student Services Centre (SSC) is the central contact point for all student services and helps students with a variety of issues related to studying and student life.

The SSC provides students with information about admissions, enrolment, tuition fees, and diploma recognition. Additionally, students can seek legal advice on study-related issues, career guidance, language courses, or assistance from a psychologist through the SSC.

Moreover, the SSC offers various extracurricular activities such as a diverse range of sports options at the University Sports Centre, opportunities for volunteering, and lectures and workshops through Studium Generale.

This way, the SSC provides students with the chance to develop and enrich themselves in areas beyond their studies, enabling them to enter the job market with a solid foundation consisting of broad-based knowledge, skills and competencies.

The direct interaction with students and the variety of services makes the SSC a dynamic work environment. The SSC collaborates extensively with faculties, other service centres within the university, students, and external partners to provide optimal support to students. Click here for more information about the SSC.

UM SPORT, part of the Student Service Centre (SSC) at Maastricht University, organizes the sports program for students, staff, and alumni of Maastricht University, as well as for students of Zuyd University of Applied Sciences. With a diverse sports offering of over 60 different activities, 31 Student Sports Associations, fun events, and student-friendly prices, UM SPORT provides a healthy and enjoyable sports experience catering to everyone's interests.

The international character of Maastricht University is strongly reflected in UM SPORT, both among its members and staff. Activities are primarily offered bilingually (in Dutch and English) to ensure accessibility for everyone. The UM SPORT team consists of over 120 employees including sports teachers, instructors, receptionists, and department staff. Many of the employees are or were students at Maastricht University and all share a passion for sports and physical activity.

Fyrfad, the Maastricht Student Volleyball Association, is an active volleyball club with approximately 180 members divided into 11 teams competing in the regional NeVoBo league and a beginner's team. This makes Fyrfad one of the largest Student Sports Associations in Maastricht! Within Fyrfad, students can play at various levels, from 4th division to 1st division or in the beginner's team.

Fyrfad is more than just volleyball; it plays a significant role in the personal development and social life of its members. Fyrfad organizes numerous activities throughout the year, from member weekends to participating in Eredivisie or Liga matches, from cantuses to Hajraa Outdoor. Team members become good friends during the season. For more information about Fyrfad, visit: www.fyrfad.com.

Are you interested in this exciting position but still have questions? Feel free to contact Mick Fleuren via mick.fleuren@maastrichtuniversity.nl for more information.

Or are you already convinced and ready to become our new Volleyball Coach Men's First Team MSVV FYRFAD? Apply now, no later than June 30, 2024, for this position.

The vacancy is open for internal and external candidates. In case of equal qualifications, internal candidates will be prioritized.

Maastricht University is committed to promoting and nurturing a diverse and inclusive community. We believe that diversity in our staff and student population contributes to the quality of research and education at UM, and strive to enable this through inclusive policies and innovative projects led by teams of staff and students. We encourage you to apply for this position.


Maastricht University (UM)


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 3.5 hours per week
  • €2693—€4103 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 858


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