Asst or Assoc Coach-Women's Basketball

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Apr 16, 2014

Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: Intercolleg Athletics 490000 YIA

Position Summary: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant or Associate Coach position (dependent upon qualification). Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

This position will assist the head coach in the organization, administration and promotion of all aspects of the Oregon State Women's Basketball program. Coaching includes instruction, academic supervision of the athletes, program management for the specific area assigned and preparation of recommendations to the Head Coach and Director of Athletics. Adhere to the policies set forth by direct supervisors, Head Coach and Athletic Director, as well as Oregon State University, the Pac 12 Conference and The National Collegiate Athletic Association.

The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to provide opportunity to young people and develop leaders through a tradition of academic and athletic achievement in a progressive, inclusive environment of mutual respect.

Position Duties: 70% Coaching and Recruitment:
Scout future opponents by film, watching games, and/or telephone reports. Retrieve video tapes of future opponents. Develop scouting reports on future opponents. 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. Teach all aspects of basketball as requested. Teach progressions and drills during daily practice time. Independently responsible for all in-game player personnel and strategic decisions. Be available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, games, and events. Represents the Head Coach as necessary to include executive decisions about the program.

Negotiate scholarship offers to prospects. Coordinate and oversee the recruitment of student-athletes. Prepare and distribute recruiting information. Attend off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact. Coordinate mailing of recruitment materials to prospective student-athletes; maintain computerized "master" recruit list. Make phone contact with prospective student-athletes when appropriate. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents. Interacts with persons under 18 years of age in a one-on-one setting.

15% Supervision/Training Staff:
Plan, assign and review work, establish goals for each position and assess performance through completion of evaluations; hire, train, promote employees; discipline or effectively recommend discipline up to and including dismissal; and address grievances, developing a framework for corrective actions as necessary. Supervise and assign responsibilities to team managers and other assistants.

15% Team Administration:
Serve as event host for visiting team; meet visiting team upon arrival and assist them with directions and special needs. Plan long and short term team objectives under the leadership of the head coach. Establish and reinforce requirements for team members in terms of academic and athletic progress. Coordinate recruiting efforts with the Office of Admissions.

Campus/Community Communication-Interact with various campus offices, departments, as well as individual faculty and staff members. Maintain effective and open communication with OSU faculty as necessary. Serve as guest speaker at public events on behalf of OSU Athletics. 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 OSU athletics-to-school programs. Administer day to day operations and staff of summer athletic camps, as directed by the head coach. Access to secure areas.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: Must work evenings, weekends, and holidays at times.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in field of choice.

Head or Assistant Basketball Coaching experience.

This position must possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record while serving in the position; therefore, the incumbent must provide a copy of their driving history for the past 2 years from the issuing state's Dept. of Motor Vehicles.

This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be deemed fit for duty at placement and while serving in the position.

Consideration at the Associate Coach level will be considered based on the applicant's qualifications.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Collegiate Head, or Assistant, Coaching experience in a university setting.

Must be able to multi-task in a highly competitive/stressful environment.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 04-15-2014

For Full Consideration Date: 04-22-2014

Closing Date: 05-01-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers (Upload as 'Other Document' if not included with your resume/vitae).

For additional information please contact: Allie Fedorowicz at 541-737-7373 or

OSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 04/22/14. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

Posting Number: 0012259

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