Intercollegiate Athletics, Head Women's Basketball Coach

Harper College
Palatine, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Schedule Information: October through March, Afternoons and Weekends.

Hours Per Week: 20

Benefits: N/A

Work Conditions: Work is indoors. must be able to drive the team bus or van and physically demonstrate sport specific skills in order to coach college basketball players.

Duties of Position: Support the academic progress of the student-athlete. 

Supervise the student athletes during practice, contests, and travel. This may include driving college vehicles or college leased vehicles to and from scheduled contests. 

Prepare the student athletes for competition through planning and conducting of well organized practices and contests. 

Provide the Director of Athletics with information regarding the purchasing of equipment, scheduling, budget and other program needs. 

Keep up-to-date statistics for his/her sport and to submit a copy to the Director of Athletics at the conclusion of the sports season. 

Call, text or email in results of contests to the Sports Information Assistant by 10:00 AM the next business day, and supply information to the Director of Athletics that can be used for publicity purposes. 

Assist in completing the eligibility process. 

Recruit in-district athletes. 

Complete and submit injury reports to the appropriate personnel IMMEDIATELY following the occurrence. 

Develop the contest schedule for his/her respective sport. 

Arrange, with the equipment manager, for the issue and return of equipment for his/her sport. 

Prepare a season summary. 

Attend the athletic sport banquet appropriate for his/her sport.

To notify the Director of Athletics regarding the preparation of the area/s used for practice (indoors-outside) and contests. 

To assist the Director of Athletics in recommending personnel for his/her assistant coach/s and to aid the appropriate athletic coordinator in evaluating the performance of his/her assistant coach/s. 

To attend coaches' meetings as scheduled by the N4C Conference and NJCAA.  

Educational Requirements: Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree or higher preferred

Experience Requirements: Two years of high school coaching experience, college experience preferred.

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.


Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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