Head Coach - Women's Basketball

Location
Fort Valley, Georgia
Posted
Apr 17, 2017
Ref
559522
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary 

The Head Women's Basketball Coach is responsible for the conduct and oversight of all aspects of a comprehensive, high quality NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Program in accordance with the guidelines established by the department, the University, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), and the NCAA.  This is a fulltime, 12-month position and is housed within Student Affairs and reports to the Athletic Director. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Provides vision, leadership, organization and supervision for all facets of the women's basketball program to ensure a highly competitive and successful program.
  • Create an atmosphere of and demonstrate a commitment to compliance with all applicable NCAA and SIAC conference and institutional policies, rules and regulations.
  • Teach and demonstrate specific basketball skills.
  • Recruit, train and coach student-athletes participating on the women's basketball team and serves as a mentor and exercises leadership, especially to the women's basketball student-athletes and assistant coaches.
  • Support student athlete academics and athletic excellence, leadership development, team development and community service.
  • Provide administrative oversight for all aspects of the program including team travel, practice scheduling, competition scheduling, game management, fundraising, recruiting and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes.
  • Develop and oversee assistant women's basketball coaches.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the department's Title IX and gender equity plans.
  • Engage in effective communications to support relationships with student athletes, families, alumni and friends.
  • Develop, manage and oversee the women's basketball operations budget in accordance with department and university guidelines.
  • Adhere to and support the department and university mission.
  • Continued commitment to engage in professional development opportunities.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Five years basketball coaching experience
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Knowledge and experience with the distribution of scholarship awards
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and SIAC rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with departmental and university personnel and administration
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in public relations activities, to include television and radio interviews, and press conferences, as appropriate
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high levels of stress and anxiety 

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work collaboratively with departmental and university personnel and administration
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in public relations activities, to include television and radio interviews, and press conferences, as appropriate
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high levels of stress and anxiety 

 Preferred: 

  • Master's Degree
  • Previous Head Coaching experience at Division I or Division II university level

Working Conditions 

  • Extensive travel required during playing season and recruitment season
  • Evenings, weekends during playing season and recruitment season
  • Working outdoors in hot and cold weather, and exposure to elements such as  rain, snow, dirt, fumes, and loud noises 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand or walk for an extended period of time
  • Demonstrate the techniques of basketball moves, stances, etc.
  • Lift or carry up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, reach overhead, lift overhead



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/559522-163871