The Head Women’s Basketball Coach is a full-time, twelve-month limited term appointment. This position is responsible for all facets of planning, organizing, and leading a highly competitive NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball program through the recruitment of quality student-athletes and successful coaching of those individuals.
RESPONSIBILITIES •Organize, supervise, coordinate, and evaluate practice sessions with proper attention to player’s physical and mental well-being. •Recruit ample numbers of quality student-athletes and retain them. •Delegate authority and provide guidance to assistant coaches. •Prepare athletes to demonstrate university-level performance during competitive events. •Provide supervision and care of supplies and equipment. •Promote athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. •Strengthen reputation within conference and athletic affiliation through competitive record and professional leadership. •Research and implement new findings for refining skills and coaching techniques. •Be personally on-site at athletic practices and events. •Assume appropriate responsibility for assistant coaches •Follow rules of the NCAA, WIAC, women’s basketball, and UW-Stout. •Manage sport budget. •Be an active and productive fundraiser in accordance with a long range program plan. •Develop good working relationships with alumni, boosters, etc. •Provide leadership within sports program in accordance with department, division, and university policy. •Maintain positive community relationships. •Maintain rapport with high school athletic programs. •Schedule non-conference contests •This position is a mandated reporter under the Jeanne Clery Act as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
Minimum / Required
Minimum 4 years of collegiate coaching experience
Experience in managing a sport budget
Experience in fundraising
Outstanding organizational/operational skills
Demonstrate familiarity with national trends and best practices related to diversity, inclusivity, and undergraduate retention programs and practices
Required application materials:
Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and highly desired qualifications
Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted online by Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Applications may continue to be screened until the position is filled.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Erin Sullivan, Associate Athletic Director
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
About University of Wisconsin-Stout
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Facu...lty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm. Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm