Head Coach Women's Basketball
Position Title: Head Coach Women's Basketball
Department: Athletics - 25900
Vacancy Number: E160
Position Number: 8008
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington is seeking applicants for the position of Head Coach, Women’s Basketball. UNCW is a NCAA Division I program and member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).
The Head Coach is responsible for the development, organization, and administration of a successful Division I women’s basketball program. The head coach must support the academic mission of the university and promote the graduation of the women’s basketball student-athletes.
The head coach should have successful recruiting experience, knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, effective written and verbal communication skills, and strong leadership qualities. Additionally, the head coach must adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures of the department and university, as well as the rules and regulations of the CAA and NCAA. Participation in university, civic and public relations activities is required.
Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 4 years coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level. Candidate must have successful experience in recruiting, evaluating and coaching at the collegiate level. Candidate must have demonstrated skill in developing, inspiring and motivating student-athletes academically and athletically, with a proven record of integrity and high principles.
Master’s Degree with Division I coaching experience.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The UNCW Department of Athletics sponsors 19 varsity sports and competes in the NCAA Division I as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. UNCW Athletics primary purpose is to produce a competitive and successful sports program while abiding by NCAA, CAA and institutional rules and regulations. UNCW Athletics has a strong commitment to gender equity and diversity, while promoting a greater sense of integrity, leadership, sportsmanship and ethical behavior to the overall campus dynamic.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Position Type: Permanent
Job Posting Date: 04/17/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 04/24/2017
Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.