Head Coach,Women's Basketball

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Head Coach,Women's Basketball

Job ID: 225403
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Plans and directs the activities of athletic team; directs conditioning of student athletes to achieve maximum athletic performance; assess players' skills and assigns team positions; evaluates own and opposition team capabilities to determine game strategy; coaches or directs coaches to instruct players in techniques of game; directs recruitment and retention of student athletes. Has an extensive knowledge of the sport and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

1. Plans and directs the activities of athletic team

2. Responsible for the direction and development of a nationally competitive athletic program at Kennesaw State University

3. Performs a variety of functions including, but not limited to, the following: recruitment, coaching, budget management, purchasing equipment and uniforms, scheduling of games and practices, public relations and fundraising

4. Responsible for the academic achievement, retention and graduation of each student-athlete on the roster

5. Assumes a leadership role in department-wide priorities and initiatives

6. Supervises a coaching staff consisting of assistant coaches and graduate assistant(s), as allowed by the NCAA and KSU budget

7. Organizes, supervises, coordinates, and employs sound coaching techniques and practices

8. Participates in university and Department of Athletics events as required.

9. Has a thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Atlantic Sun Conference, State of Georgia and university policies, rules and regulations

10. Prepares student-athletes physically, mentally, and emotionally to compete for Conference Championships and post-season competition.

11. Creates an atmosphere favorable to the ethical, academic and athletic development of student-athletes.

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid, and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Four (4) years collegiate and/or professional coaching experience with previous experience in a supervisory role

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of the sport coaching

  • Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability and success with an intercollegiate athletic program

  • Evidence of successful recruitment of student-athletes

  • Ability to organize and motivate student-athletes to achieve maximum performance level in sports, as well as in academics.

  • Ability to serve as a spokesperson for the intercollegiate athletic program

  • Maintains an effective professional working relationship with student-athletes, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni and the public

  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    Other Information
    This is a supervisory position.
    This position has financial responsibilities.
    Yes, this position will be required to drive.
    This role is considered a position of trust.
    This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
    This position may travel 50% - 74% of the time
    This position does not require security clearance.

    Background Check
    • Standard Enhanced + Education + DMV + Drug Screening

    To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=225403&PostingSeq=1

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/1/2021
    Application Due: 4/1/2033
    Work Type: Full Time