This position reports to the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach will assist the head coach in competitive NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program to include recruitment of athletes; practice and game coaching; teaching; and off-season programs. Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following: implementing practice and game plans; skill instruction and player development; recruitment of student-athletes; administering weight and conditioning program; arranging travel; administrative duties in office; fundraising; monitoring academic progress; camps; public relations and community involvement; establishing and maintaining a professional network with area coaches and assisting in the supervision of the Parker Center activities, including events that are beyond the scope of athletics. Performs related work as required.
Master’s degree is preferred. Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate must have experience in coaching or playing. Ability to recruit student athletes with potential of academic and athletic success. Working knowledge of NJCAA rules and regulations. Knowledge of compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics. Must have a good driving record. Must be available to work a varied schedule to include extensive night and weekend hours. Ability to work in high-energy environment. Ability to use discretion and judgment. Ability to make decisions based upon assessment of situations. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Must be capable of working harmoniously with a diverse population. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff. Ability to clearly communicate and promote campus image. High degree of communication skills, written and spoken, required. Must comply with established College rules and procedures. This is a security sensitive position and appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
Will travel with team to games, recruit, attend required meetings and continued education.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to run, sit, bend, stand for long periods of time, see, twist, kneel, climb and walk. Occasionally required to sit, pull, and push. The employee must regularly lift and carry up to 10 pounds and move up to 10 pounds. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to operate a personal computer.
Exposed to extreme weather, heat and cold. Some office environment.
Master’s degree is preferred. Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate must have experience in coaching or playing. Ability to recruit student athletes with potential of academic and athletic success. Working knowledge of NJCAA rules and regulations. Knowledge of compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics. Must have a good driving record.
A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately. Apply online at: https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/934
Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately. The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.
If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237. Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer. EEO/AA
Additional Salary Information: Excellent Benefits and Retirement; Eligible for Vacation and Sick time.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, requires that we employ only U. S. Citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment. Lamar State College - Port Arthur is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive equal consideration in the selection proc...ess. We encourage applications from members of traditionally under represented groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with physical disabilities.With enrollment of approximately 3,000 students, Lamar State College - Port Arthur is a comprehensive two-year state supported institution offering freshman and sophomore level work in numerous academic and technical-vocational fields. The city of Port Arthur, located 90 miles East of Houston, has its roots in oil refining, chemical production and shipping. More recently, the College is supporting efforts to diversify the local economy and is playing a major training and education role in the development of several major criminal justice facilities in Southeast Texas. A Member of The Texas State University System An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer