Skidmore College’s Athletics, Fitness and Recreation Department invites applicants for a full-time, regular (10 month) Head Women’s Basketball Coach position. As a NCAA Division III Institution competing in the Liberty League conference, Skidmore College offers 19 varsity sports (9 for men, 10 for women.) Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching a highly competitive women’s basketball program with oversight for all aspects of the program such as scheduling, recruitment of student athletes, travel, fiscal planning, etc. Additionally, the successful candidate must also be qualified to assume teaching duties within the Physical Activity Program and/or home game management duties. The ability to interact comfortably with individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) is crucial to the advancement of athletics at Skidmore. Anticipated start date will be July 1, 2018.
A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years collegiate basketball coaching and/or playing experience is required.
About Skidmore College
Skidmore College, founded in 1903, has a long-standing reputation for educational excellence. The College now enrolls about 2,400 students from 47 states and 46 foreign countries. Skidmore offers programs leading to B.A., B.S., and M.A.L.S. (Masters of Arts and Liberal Studies) degrees. The College provides students with a unique environment in which to excel because of its innovative approach to traditional areas of study. Skidmore is highly selective in admissions, co-educational, and academically challenging. For more information regarding Skidmore College, its people, and its programs, please visit www.skidmore.edu.
Skidmore College is located in the historic community of Saratoga Springs, New York. Set in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Saratoga is located about 30 minutes north of Albany, the state capital. Saratoga is a small, cosmopolitan city of 30,000, noted for its Victorian heritage, famed spas, and thoroughbred horse racing. The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is a site of top rock, jazz, and pop performances as well as the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Saratoga is a three-and-one-half-hour drive, train ride, or bus trip from New York City, Boston, or Montreal.