Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball

Job description

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 33 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary
The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, coordinating its travel itineraries, budget management, coordinating logistics including team meals, buses, video and meeting rooms and film exchange, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication.

Essential Functions

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Handling the programs daily basketball operation, coordinating its travel itineraries, and overseeing the teams student managers, on-campus recruiting, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: Assisting with video editing systems, providing game day management, practice planning, assisting with designing graphics and content of recruiting materials , managing the budget, contest scheduling, monitoring study tables.
  • Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests.
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics.
  • Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes.
  • Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities.
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division.
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills strong organizational skills.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous coaching experience.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 9.

Salary
The salary for this position is $55,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

 

 

 

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Job No: 493771
Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 5/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable