Assistant Men's Basketball Coach - Intern

Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach - Intern

About Susquehanna	
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Position Summary	
Job Function
The Assistant Men's Basketball Intern reports to the Head Coach and may have a second report relative to an assigned secondary duty. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and game strategies; game day responsibilities; and recruiting qualified student-athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. In addition, a secondary responsibility will be assigned that could include: game management, intramurals and club sports, facilities management, or strength & conditioning. The maximum length of the intern position is three years.

Specific Responsibilities
Assist the Head Coach in identifying and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes
Assist the Head Coach in both the off-campus and on-campus recruiting efforts
Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices
Assist the Head Coach with game day responsibilities
Assist the Head Coach with fundraising opportunities
Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis
Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community
Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach
Perform the secondary duty as assigned

Equipment and Software Used
PC, Windows platform
Front Rush
Equipment specific to the sport

Physical Demand
Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.

Contact with Others
Daily contact with students, staff and faculty. Frequent contact with prospective students and parents, public and private high school coaches. Occasional contact with coaches from other colleges and with university administrative staff.

Required Qualifications	
Education and Experience
Minimum Bachelors Degree. Desire to pursue coaching as a career is expected. Coaching or playing experience in softball is desired. Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. A valid drivers license is required.
Benefits Eligible:	Yes
Number of Months: 10 months
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week: 40 hpw
Posting date: 04/25/2017
Closing date: 05/25/2017
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date: 07/01/2017
Posting Number: AH00385

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