Assistant Men''''''''s Basketball Coach
Success happens here. Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston which provides career focused programs built upon a strong foundation in the social sciences, humanities and the arts, all developed and implemented to prepare our approximately 1,400 students for success in their chosen fields of endeavor.The assistant men's basketball coach provides support to the Head Coach in planning all phases of a varsity athletic program during the playing season and recruiting in the offseason. Essential Functions: 1) Assistant Men's Basketball Coach- Assist the head coach with practice preparation, plans and team supervision.- Plan and conduct practice sessions during the preseason, regular season and non-traditional segment.- Create and implement practice and game plans to assist head coach.- Scout opponents and create strategies for team success.- Exemplify excellent leadership and proper code of conduct.- Work toward the ultimate welfare and safety of the athlete and his/her educational goals.- Demonstrate an explicit understanding of all NCAA and conference rules and regulations.- Abide by all policies, practices and philosophies of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and Mount Ida College.- Attend all practice sessions, team meetings, and home and away contests.- Cover all varsity coaching responsibilities when the Head Coach is absent from such duties.2) Recruiting- Responsible for recruiting academically and athletically qualified student-athletes and assisting the head coach with meeting enrollment goals.- Travel to tournaments, showcases, and games to scout potential recruits.- Meet with recruits and families during recruiting visits and open houses.- Abide by all NCAA Division III recruiting rules.Mount Ida College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from individuals who would increase the richness of the College's diversity.Required Education/Experience: 1) Bachelor's degree required2) Collegiate playing experience (preferred)3) Two years previous college coaching experience (preferred)Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 1) Knowledge of the sport.2) Valid driver's license. 3) Willingness to travel.4) Excellent organizational and communication skills.