Head Women's Basketball Coach

Job description

Position Title:

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Posting Number:

2021019EP

Classification Title:

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Working Title:

Head Women's Basketball Coach

Classification Code:

8120

RCW Exemption Criteria:

13 - Counseling of Students

EWU Position Number:

E99774

CUPA Code:

P-498340 - Head Coach-Women's Basketball

FLSA:

Exempt - Administrative

% Full Time:

100

Salary / Wage Range:

AE - BSKY

Salary Information:

$113,023

Anticipated Start Date:

TBD

Term of Appointment:

12

Location:

Cheney, WA

County:

Spokane

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Responsible HR User:

Vara Lyn Conrath

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

Job Summary:

  • Eastern Washington University is looking to fill the Head Women’s Basketball Coach position. This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Athletic Director. It is the responsibility of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of a Big Sky, NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball program. Several components of this job include: recruiting, scheduling, camp coordination, public appearances and fund raising. This position provides monitoring, educational and supervisory components. This position will work closely with the athletic department support staff; Strength and Conditioning, Sports and Recreation, Compliance, Academics, Athletic Training and Business Office. This position must function within a shared facility structure and will work collaboratively with relevant constituent groups.
  • This position will be focused on the continued success of the Women’s Basketball program in relation to conference finish, academic awards, team athletic recognition, coach recognition and graduation rates. It is the responsibility of the Head Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to university, Big Sky and NCAA rules compliance. Will direct, develop and manage all aspects of Women’s Basketball including but not limited to: recruiting, talent evaluation, conducting training and development of student athletes within the team concept, scheduling, budget management, supervision of assistant coaches, facilitating academic monitoring, fund raising and community involvement/outreach.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Must be able to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification exam within the first 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Pre-Placement Physical :

No

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of five (5) years collegiate coaching experience working in a Women’s Basketball program.
  • Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics, Basketball and the university. In the event the employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, employee shall report same promptly to the Athletic Director, Compliance Coordinator, or his/her designee.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, or our students, staff, faculty and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field with five (5) years of successful collegiate coaching experience with a minimum of three years of those working as a Head Coach in Women’s Basketball.

*NCAA Division I coaching experience

Work Schedule Type:

Other

Work Schedule:

  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and travel with the team. Travel may be required a minimum of fifteen (15) nights per year for team competition and/or recruiting.

Posting Date:

05/03/2021

Open Until Further Notice:

No

Closing Date:

05/07/2021

Screening to Begin:

Immediately

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online applicant portal located at http://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
Required application materials and information must include:
•Cover letter, which explains how you meet or exceed each of the qualifications of the position, required and preferred if applicable. The preferred format is to provide a bulleted list within the body of the cover letter.
•Resume to include work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position.
•List of at least 3 professional references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
•Diversity Response: As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types Accepted:

Application

% of Time:

45

Responsibility / Duty:

Direct the administration, planning and organization of appropriate pre-season, in-season and post-season programs, including practice planning, scheduling and team travel arrangements. Identify and recruit qualified student athletes.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

10

Responsibility / Duty:

Meet regularly with sports supervisor to communicate program status, needs and program improvement ideas.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

10

Responsibility / Duty:

Work with the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Associate Athletic Director for Academics to stay abreast of student-athlete initial and continuing eligibility and academic progress.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Work closely with Associate AD for Business Operations to account for the budget of sport. Make sure all paperwork is done in a timely fashion following university and state regulations.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Knowledge of NCAA and conference rules as they apply to coaching teams and individuals in-season and out.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Attend all mandatory staff meetings and functions. Have a working knowledge of the athletic department mission and vision and how they support the mission of the university.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Keep accurate records regarding all student-athlete communications and expectations.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Stay up to date on current trends in coaching and teaching skills.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Facilitate learning of proper skill execution and safety techniques.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

% of Time:

5

Responsibility / Duty:

Fundraising for excellence fund and involvement in the community.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 8/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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