Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (10 Month/ 30 Hour Per Week)

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Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (10 Month/ 30 Hour Per Week)



Job Summary:

The assistant coach will work with the head coach to develop and maintain a positive student-athlete experience that focuses on student-athlete development, building an inclusive culture, recruiting elite prospective student-athletes, and contributing positively to the College’s Athletic Department. The coach will help create purpose and value to the College’s and the Athletic Department missions.

Key Responsibilities:
•Partner with the head coach to plan practices centered around the overall development of the student-athletes
•Coach position specific skills on offense while keeping defense as a focal point
•The Assistant Coach will be responsible for film breakdown and assist the Head Coach with game planning for opponents;
•Assistant coach will also aid in conducting team, group, individual meetings with students that will focus on skill development and team culture building
•Will work with head coach and enrollment office to identfiy, target, recruit and yield high-level student-athletes
•Represent Grinnell College at recruiting events
•Coaching duties could include, but are not limited to: travel planning, equipment management, maintenance of facility, monitoring student-athlete academic success
•Serve as assistant event manager or assistant strength and conditioning coach within Athletics Department

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements
•The ability to communicate effectively with prospective student-athletes, their families, and other constituencies
•Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
•Proficient personal computer skills
•Proven the ability to effectively partner across various demographics, levels of leadership, and college constituencies
•An ability to effectively coach and develop basketball drills and strategies
•Organizational and time management skills
•Values diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and working environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class. Discrimination and harassment on any of the bases covered by state or federal antidiscrimination statutes is unlawful and a violation of Grinnell College policy.




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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 7/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time