Head Coach, Men's Basketball

Job description


Selects, recruits, instructs and monitors student-athletes for Men’s Basketball.

Responsible for submitting preliminary budget, schedule, travel and equipment needs for

Men’s Basketball. Follows all rules and guidelines in accordance with the College, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA).

Essential Functions

Provides preliminary budget projectionsRecruits prospective student-athletes in accordance with JC’s strategic enrollment management targetsAthletic and academic performance shall be consideredSubmit list of recruits for grant approval (All grants/scholarships are awarded in accordance with an approved College budget and shall be approved by the Athletic Director.Prepares the teams scheduleDevelops an annual on/off season plan that includes goals for the program (Athletic, Academic, Fund Development and Community Service)Supervision of assistant coaches, volunteers, and student-athletes (academic, practice and games)Fosters sportsmanship and fair playCoordinate practices schedules and tripsManage team equipment including inventory, repair, and replacement (purchasing in accordance with approved budget guidelines and purchasing procedures)Abide by all standards, rules and regulations of the NJCAA and MCCAAConform to the administrative policies of the College and the Athletic DepartmentTravel regulations - Maintain a good motor vehicle records for teams travel
  • Grants
  • Purchasing Credit card use
  • Foster a positive image for the College and the Athletic DepartmentPromote and track student academic performance and community service. Make appropriate referrals to College resources when a student is in need of academic assistance (i.e. not meeting satisfactory academic progress).Assure team media information is accurate, current and complete (rosters, webpages, brochures, etc.)Engage in athletic program fund developmentSupport student athlete preparation and referral when athletic and academic transfer is the goalResponsible for understanding, supporting and actively demonstrating the College’s beliefs, values, mission and vision and being in agreement to be evaluated by same.Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience

  • Associate Degree from an accredited undergraduate institution is required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Health Promotion, or related field preferred.

  • Three or more years of experience serving as a head coach in a college, high school or club setting required.

  • College coaching experience preferred.

  • Must be CPR/First Aid Certified, or able to obtain certification within 30-days of employment.

  • Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s license with no restrictions.

  • Supplemental Information

    Jackson College only accepts on-line applications though this system. For assistance with this, please call 517-796-8468.

    It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess (even if you are repeating it from your resume or cover letter). For instance, do not say, "See Resume." Your resume and if a degree is required an unofficial transcript must be attached to your application. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.

    When you apply for the position, you will get to the document upload area where you will be given an opportunity to attach your documents. Instructions will also be found there.

    Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background as part of the employment process.

    Jackson College is NOT able to support Visa applications for employment at the college. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered.

    Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and interview process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

    Coaches are not employed directly by Jackson College with the exception of those receiving a pension from the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System. All others are employed by EDUStaff, LLC. If you are selected to coach at Jackson College you will be required to complete EDUStaff's employment application and on-boarding processes.

    A copy of Jackson College's Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available on the JC Campus Safety & Security website. The security report contains crime statistics for the previous three years (2014-2016) for all of our campus locations and the annual fire safety report, which contains statistics for any reported fires in campus housing units and fire safety systems in these buildings. Additionally, the report contains policies, available resources and information concerning personal safety, fire safety and reporting procedures for both crimes and fires.

    Jackson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively supports workforce diversity.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 1/23/2021
    Application Due: 2/5/2021
    Work Type: Full Time