Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48780

Department of Athletics - Women's Basketball

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed here.


Responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the management and administration of a sports program in a manner that upholds the philosophy, mission, and objectives of the Department of Athletics. Assists the Head Coach with personnel (including hiring and supervision of staff, undergraduate/graduate assistants, and volunteers) and their responsibilities, budgeting, scheduling, travel, meals, recruiting, scouting, purchase and care of equipment, coaching, giving appropriate direction to student athletes
as it relates to academics, while adhering to all ACC, NCAA, Athletics Department, and University rules and regulations. Assists the head coach with recruiting strategies, practice planning and participation as well as game planning and preparation. In keeping with the University policy for equal opportunity and pluralism, the coach will provide a climate and culture that brings together and promotes through education, all individuals without regard to their background, race, origin, gender, culture, religion, beliefs, or physical or mental abilities.

Assists the Head Coach in implementing policies and guidelines for all womens Assists the Head Coach in implementing policies and guidelines for all womens
basketball personnel and student-athletes, design academic guidelines for student athletes within the framework of NCAA, ACC, Athletics Department, and University
rules and personnel and student-athletes, design academic guidelines for student athletes within the framework of NCAA, ACC, Athletics Department, and University rules and regulations.

Assists Head Coach in determining the scope and purpose of the womens basketball program. Assists with establishing and implementing recruiting, academic, athletic, and community service policies for student-athletes. Assists with women's basketball summer camp. Maintains current skills and techniques in coaching, recruiting, training, and general management of a Division I-A intercollegiate sport program while adhering to Athletics Department, University, ACC, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Assists the head Coach in the direct supervision of all student-athletes that participate in the womens basketball program. Provides leadership and instruction in a student-athletes personal and athletic development, to include counseling in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, when appropriate. Assists the Head Coach in supervising support staff to include paid, volunteer, undergraduate and graduate assistants to ensure their compliance with applicable Athletics Department, University, ACC, NCAA rules, policies and procedures. Provides training and guidance as appropriate.

Internal business contact for this position includes frequent contact with sports information, marketing, Seminole Boosters, game operations, academics, sports medicine, equipment, strength and conditioning, student services, and compliance staffs. Public contact for this position includes public speaking and appearances to various booster groups, alumni, university and community members, media, and recruits and their family.

Assists the Head Coach in budget preparation.

Position is privy to confidential data, i.e., student records. Maintain confidentiality of all practice/game plans, staff meetings, appropriate recruiting activities, and any
other data the disclosure of which may adversely affect the program .


Bachelor's degree and two years of coaching experience at the high school level or above.

Successful experience as a graduate assistant or intern in an athletic program is acceptable for up to one year of the required experience.

Knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations.

Experience coach basketball and recruiting.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Must be flexible to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time