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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Employer
Murray State University
Location
Murray, KY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

20240037EX

Job Title:

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

About Murray State:

Located in the West Kentucky region, Murray State University is a public, comprehensive University which offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. Learn more about Careers at Murray State University.

About Murray State Benefits:

Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, generous paid holidays, vacation, sick, and paid parental leave, as well as many other benefit offerings. Please refer to the Murray State Benefits page for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employment/Diversity Information:

Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

Type of Employment:

Regular Full-Time

Work Location:

Murray, KY

Employment Term:

12 Months

Position Type:

Staff - Exempt (Monthly)

Department:

Mens Basketball

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the Head Coach with managing and supervising the day to day operations of the athletic team, including teaching, coaching, fund-raising activities; provide leadership and support for the vision and strategies of theHead Coach.
Responsibilities & Duties
Recruitment

  • Negotiate scholarship offers to prospects under the direction of the head coach.
  • Coordinate and oversee the recruitment of student-athletes.
  • Prepare and distribute recruiting information.
  • Attend off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact when appropriate.
  • Make phone contact with prospective student-athletes when appropriate.
  • Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents.
  • May serve as a recruiting coordinator as directed by the Head Coach.

Coaching
  • Scout future opponents by film, watching games and/or telephone reports.
  • Provide consultation and expert advice to head coach and team members.
  • Prepare, plan, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions as directed.
  • Teach individuals and groups of players specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season.
  • Serve as a mentor to athletes, helping resolve academic and non-academic issues.
  • Be available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, games, and events.
  • Be knowledgeable of the rules and fundamentals of the respective sport.
  • Coach specific units as directed by the Head Coach.
  • May serve in a coordinator role.

Teaching
  • Teach advanced level skills and game strategies.

Team Administration
  • Plan long and short-term objective under the leadership of the head coach.
  • Assist in the establishment of requirements for team members in terms of academic and athletic progress.
  • May serve as the academic liaison for the team.
  • Assist in the discipline of student-athletes.
  • Coordinate recruiting efforts with the Athletic Academic Services Staff.
  • Coordinate scholarships with the Athletic Compliance Staff.
  • Assist in the management of the budget if applicable.
  • Assist in the coordination and management of team travel if applicable.
  • Assist in the completion of all necessary compliance documentation under the direction of the compliance office.

Campus/Community Communication
  • Serve as guest speaker at public events on behalf of MSU Athletics.
  • Recommend policies and procedures for the student-athlete handbook.
  • Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student-athletes.
  • Assist in the formulation of team and department fund-raising activities and promotional events.
  • Coordinate community service and MSU athletics-to-school programs under the direction of the Marketing and Promotions Office.
  • Administer day-to-day operations and staff of summer athletic camps and other “reach out” programs for school aged children, as directed by the head coach.

Other Duties
  • Be knowledgeable of NCAA and MVC rules.
  • Assist in planning a competitive schedule if applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

As a member of the Murray State University Athletic Department, you shall comply with all applicable NCAA rules and regulations as provided in the NCAA Division I Manual. If you are found in violation of NCAA regulations, you shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Have the ability to work well with students, faculty, community, and media.
  • Requires good interpersonal skills, organization skills, leadership skills, and good writing and presentation skills.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience preferred.

Posting Date:

04/17/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Three (3) references

For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by April 24, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Organization

For 100 years Murray State University has served students from the region, the nation and the world. Founded in 1922, the University has grown from an enrollment of 202 students to 9,500 today. Murray State blends educational opportunities found at research institutions with collaborative interactions among students, faculty and staff found at smaller universities.  Students receive personalized attention from supportive faculty and staff as the University offers a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

 

Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities.  Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Murray State has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1928. 

Recent Accolades: 

  • U.S. News & World Report (32 consecutive years as a top-tier university) and top 10 in south region for Top Public Schools, Best Value and Best College for Veterans 
  • Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck
  • G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School 
  • Forbes Best Employers List

 

 

Located in the west Kentucky region, Murray State is a public, comprehensive University with four colleges (business; science, engineering and technology; humanities and fine arts; education and human services)– and two schools (agriculture; nursing and health professions).  The University's 236-acre main campus is located in Murray, Kentucky and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, professional instruction, as well as continuing education programs. Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, as well as many other benefit offerings.

 

The city of Murray, located in Calloway County, offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. 

Company info
Website
Telephone
(270) 809-2146
Location
412 Sparks Hall
Murray
KY
42071
US

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