Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball - Kansas City Athletics, 38422

UMKC Volker Campus
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball - Kansas City Athletics, 38422
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36234
Hiring Department

Kansas City Athletics - Men's Basketball

Job Description

The Kansas City Athletics Men’s Basketball Team is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach position. Responsibilities will include assisting with the coordination of practices, recruiting, budget management, scouting of opponents, game management, summer camp, and all other duties as assigned by the head men's basketball coach of the intercollegiate basketball program.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in related/ relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Two to three years of intercollegiate basketball coaching experience in one or more areas of athlete development/administration/team recruitment for basketball or superior personal performance and achievement in basketball in combination with relevant life experiences which coaching ability can be effectively projected. Recruiting ability required. Must be able to follow the requirements of the NCAA, the Summit League and the mission of UMKC. Must be able to communicate effectively and foster positive relations with prospective and enrolled student-athletes, fellow coaches, athletics and university administration and the general public; and have a clear understanding of the role of athletics within the university community.

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit-eligible

40+ hours, some nights and weekends required


$75,000 - $95,000 annual

Application Deadline

Open until filled

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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