Head Basketball Coach #001624
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Head CoachWorking Title:
Head Basketball Coach #001624Department:
Office of Athletic ProgramsPosition Summary:
Coordination of overall operation and management of the university’s intercollegiate athletics men’s basketball program; planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training, practice and athletic performance of student-athlete teams members. Full responsibility for success of team performance and for student-athlete academic performance, eligibility and behavioral conduct. Compliance with NCAA, the Southern Conference and university rules and regulations. Supervise and evaluate assistant coaches and support staff, to include their compliance with NCAA, Southern Conference and university rules and policies. Plan, monitor, and be accountable for the administration of the sports budget and be accountable for the assignment of athletic scholarships to team members.
WCU is a participant in the Collegiate Coaching Diversity Pledge (CCDP). Finalists may be contacted by the CCDP’s clearinghouse, James Moore & Co in the event WCU’s hire is randomly selected for review at the conclusion of each hiring season.Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors’s degree from accredited college or university. Collegiate coaching experience, knowledge of NCAA rules.Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree, head coaching experience.Position Type:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours Per Week:
40Number of Months Per Year:
04/02/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
The position will remain open until filled.
A Letter of Application and Resume should be submitted electronically to:
No hard copy applications will be accepted. Nominations for the position and questions concerning the job requirements or hiring process should be directed to:
CSA Director of Operations, Clay Pfeifler, at [email protected]
WCU is a participant in the Collegiate Coaching Diversity Pledge (CCDP). Finalists may be contacted by the CCDP’s clearinghouse, James Moore & Co in the event WCU’s hire is randomly selected for review at the conclusion of each hiring season.Background/E-Verify:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.Credential Verification:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
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