Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball

Riverside, CA
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
The assistant coach is responsible for assisting with all aspects of an NCAA Division I Basketball program including, but not limited to, the identification and recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes primarily in California; overseeing the academic progress of specific student-athletes; preparing and conducting practices and reviewing film for individual enhancement; fostering the academic, athletic, and personal growth of student-athletes; facilitating administrative duties and paperwork; liaison between Basketball program and Sports Information Department; communication with local coaches; community service outreach; and representing the sports program as needed in association with promoting and fundraising for men's basketball. This is an annual renewable contract position. Apply online at within two weeks of posting for priority consideration.

Minimum Requirements
Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity, as well as basic technical expertise in coaching principles.
Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making, be an effective problem solver and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated effective problem solving and communication skills, verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively with athletic participants.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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