Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Intern Susquehanna University
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Position Summary Job Description: The Women's Basketball Assistant Coach Intern reports to the Women's Basketball Head Coach and will have a second report relative to the secondary duty of game management, outside of the basketball season. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of women's basketball program.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: Identifying and recruiting quality student athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. Assisting in developing and maintaining positive team culture and chemistry. Mentoring and counseling student-athletes. Assisting in planning and conducting practices. Assisting in scouting opponents and developing game strategies. Assisting in travel planning and making travel arrangements. Fundraising and Community service activities. Developing a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport. Developing and maintaining a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University, Landmark Conference and NCAA regulations. Represent the WBB program, River Hawk athletics and Susquehanna university in a positive and professional manner. Game day responsibilities. Outside of season game management responsibilities.
Knowledge and skills: Knowledge of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Strong organizational, time management, oral, written, teaching, and computer skills. Detail oriented. Ability to set priorities, advocate team concepts, work corroboratively with faculty and staff.
Physical Requirements: Must possess physical stamina to effectively coach the sport. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Position requires manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle and reach. Position requires frequent running and walking and occasional stooping, crouching and bending. Position requires the ability to occasional lifting and pushing. Working conditions are indoors and outdoors.
Required Qualifications Minimum Bachelor's Degree. Desire to pursue coaching as a career is expected. Basketball coaching or playing experience is required. Evidence of positive and cooperative attitude and the ability to get along well and work collaboratively with others is required. A valid driver's license is required.
Special Instructions to the Applicant This position is allotted $12,000 annual salary plus benefits.
The typical length of the intern position is two years, with a maximum of three years.