Head Women's Basketball Coach is responsible for all aspects in leading a competitive NAIA Women’s Basketball program and providing the necessary leadership to plan, organize, and to carry out the objectives of the university athletic program.
Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred. •Knowledge of and strict adherence to NAIA rules is required. •Previous successful coaching experience, playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level. •Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting. •Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills •Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and in a socially responsible manner.
Job Duties/Responsibilities: 1.Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts. 2.Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the community. 3.Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes. 4.Work effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork. 5.Responsible for inventory, selection and care of equipment and proper care of the school facilities including the gym/Anchor D Arena. 6.Manage the team budget and put together a competitive schedule in line with that budget. 7.Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, and administration. 8.Emphasize academic success and service to all team members. 9.Motivate and mentor collegiate student-athletes 10.Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development. 11.Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented. 12.Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures. Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities. 13.Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition. 14.Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking. 15.Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting. 16.Be able to transport team and be responsible for their well-being. 17.Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions. 18.Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director or his/her designee
The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Send letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, a list of three references, and a completed Consent and Disclosure form for the pre-employment background check (available at www.opsu.edu) to firstname.lastname@example.org
OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity. This institution, in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable federal laws and regulations, and to the extent required by law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.
About Oklahoma Panhandle State University
OPSU is an accredited university by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Oklahoma System of Higher Education, and is approved by NCATE and the State Board of Education for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers.