Associate Head Coach-Women's Basketball

Job description

Job no: 508715
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Jun 04 2021
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Associate Head Coach - Women’s Basketball provides assistance in all phases of coaching the Division I women’s basketball program including: student-athlete recruitment, game preparation, player evaluation, academic coordination and practice and game coaching. Also provides administrative support as assigned.


1. Assist in all aspects of the student-athlete development and performance of the women’s basketball program, to include:

• Organizing, recruitment/evaluation of student-athletes

• Conducting and supervising practices and player conditioning

• Scouting of future opponents

• Assist with the preparation, implementation of game strategies, and basketball analytics

• Providing appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within the women’s basketball program

• Creating a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes

• Acts as a proxy for Head Coach at Head Coach's discretion.

2. Assist with administrative functions with the women’s basketball program:

  • Scheduling opponents.
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes. Point Person with Athletic Academic staff.
  • Assisting with basketball camps and clinics.
  • Liaison on NCAA compliance matters.

3. Participate in promotional and public relations to advance athletic programs by:

•Assisting the head coach in coordinating all aspects of fund-raising and community service

•Providing leadership and direction to the program’s community service activities

•Assisting in the development and implementation of marketing strategies designed to enhance the image and visibility of the women’s basketball program

Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:

•Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed

•Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information

•Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles


1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • 5+ years successful experience coaching basketball at the NCAA Division I level and/or previous Head Coaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Additional Considerations:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with college students
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Experience working effectively in diverse environments
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    * CPR, First Aid, CLERY and Title IX certification required within first 30 days of employment.

    A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a background check and criminal offender record information (CORI) check and review.

    Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

    Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/6/2021
    Application Due: 8/5/2021
    Work Type: Full Time