Assistant Men's Basketball Coach - Part-time

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Position Summary

Big Bend Community College invites applications for a part-time Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. This position will assist the Head Coach in the development of student athletes, adhering to BBCC athletic policies.

Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is a comprehensive public community college serving a large, rural district in central Washington State. BBCC’s main campus is located in the city of Moses Lake (pop. 24,009) in Grant County, situated on the former Larson Air Force Base. In addition to the central campus, BBCC has learning centers in seven outlying communities that provide adult basic education, high school completion, and English Language Learning programs as gateways to college. We are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and we serve approximately 4,000 students, with an annualized FTE of approximately 2,000.



Big Bend Community College strives for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a student-centered and innovative college that is committed to fostering a community that supports and recognizes the value of diversity; 42% of our student-body is Hispanic. Recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Big Bend is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Our student body consists of 75% first-generation college students and 71% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.

Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.

This position is open until filled. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

Salary for this position is $2,000.00 for the season.

Essential Job Duties

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Assist the Head Coach in the intercollegiate Men's Basketball program.
  • Assist the Head Coach to teach individual basketball skills and strategies; build, develop, and evaluate teamwork; develop and enforce training rules.
  • Monitor and support the academic performance, leadership, and progress of student athletes with an emphasis on retaining student athletes throughout the year.
  • Scout and recruit student athletes who are qualified both academically and athletically for intercollegiate competition.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive relationships and effective communication with high school basketball coaches and programs.
  • Conduct intercollegiate programs in accordance with NWAC and college rules and regulations.
  • In collaboration with the Athletic Director, work cooperatively with the Athletics Department and Student Activities student leaders and staff. Develop collaborative and collegial relationships with the other coaches, student leaders and staff in the department and throughout the campus community.
  • Fully participate in athletics activities including departmental meetings, outreach and fundraising events, and other relevant functions as needed and requested.
  • Assist in organizing fundraising activities in order to enhance and develop athletic programs.
  • Understand and comply with the policies and procedures of the college.
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by Athletics Director.
Minimum & Desirable Qualifications

At the time of application, all candidates must possess the following:

  • Associates degree from a regionally accredited institution OR an equivalent combination of educational and experience.
  • Basketball and/or coaching experience.
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification (or will obtain if selected).
  • Valid unrestricted Washington State driver's license.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse academic, age, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Additional Desired Qualifications:
  • Coaching and/or basketball playing experience at the collegiate level.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with faculty, students and staff within a campus community; and the ability to foster positive resolutions when conflicts occur.
  • Teaching and teambuilding, related to student athletes.
  • Academic advising, particularly when working with student athletes.
  • Program fundraising and development.
  • Ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office products, and database programs.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency.
Application Instructions

This position is open until filled. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  1. BBCC Online application.
  2. Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
  3. Comprehensive resume or CV.*
  4. Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
  5. Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*

NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to be included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission. The college reserves the right to remove documents, submitted but not requested, by BBCC as part of the application process. These documents include, but are not limited to statements of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, letters of recommendation, student evaluations, performance evaluations, etc.

BBCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position, or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

Persons hired will need to provide documentation verifying identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

Official transcripts will need to be provided to the college within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

Big Bend Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, marital status, pregnancy status or families with children, a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran or any other legally protected classification.

Big Bend provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity, and/or grievances to the Vice President of Human Resources & Labor/Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator, BBCC 7662 Chanute Street NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837; 509-793-2010 or via email at [email protected].

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BBCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are expected to comply with BBCC’s policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notifications of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy and procedure are available to view on the policies page of the BBCC website. Printed copies of the policy and procedure are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008.

BBCC strives to be a safe and secure campus for our students, employees, and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent-three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety and Security page of the BBCC website. If you have questions or would like a printed copy of the materials please contact Campus Safety and Security at 509-793-2286.



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Posted: 8/9/2020
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