Department:Athletics Recruitment #:S1843 Closing Date:Review begins June 22, 2018. Position open until filled This is a part-time (0.89 FTE), 12-month, annually renewable, unclassified position in the Athletic department at Western Oregon University (WOU) in Monmouth. WOU is a NCAA Division II member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference competing in 13 team sports: Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, and Softball and Men’s Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track and Field, and Cross Country. WOU is one of two Division II NCAA programs in the State of Oregon.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES •This position will assist the head basketball coach by coordinating recruiting efforts, scouting for game preparation, and implementing the program’s academic support system. •Other duties include but are not limited to: player development, budget tracking, facility coordination, and management of student-assistants. •This position is designed to be the second-in-charge to the head coach and will oversee all operations when the head coach is away.
Two or more years of collegiate basketball coaching experience OR
One of the following:
Four years of high school basketball coaching experience
Four years of collegiate basketball playing experience
Two years of collegiate director of basketball operations
Two years of collegiate videography experience
Demonstrated commitment to providing a championship experience for student-athletes on and off the field.
Proven leadership in the successful fulfillment of sport responsibilities which demonstrates experience in at least three (3) of the following: basketball coaching skills, fiscal management, fund-raising, recruiting, administrative, organizational, strong interpersonal and communication skills, public relations experience, and knowledge of venue preparation.
Ability to work as a team member, be self-directed, and be willing to serve as good-will ambassador for Western Oregon University
Three years collegiate coaching experience
**A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment
We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the Universitytypically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular University appointments.
The employee, as a member of the Intercollegiate Athletic Department, agrees to represent the University in an honorable and ethical manner at all times, to the best of her/his abilities. Standards for ethical conduct for Athletic Department staff are established and enforced by the Athletic Director, the University, the State of Oregon, the State Board of Higher Education, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.
KEY CULTURAL COMPENTENCIES:
Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrated differences
Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds
Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting with a willingness to change for continual improvement
Adhere to all of WOU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct
Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community.
Contact information for three references
Copy of unofficial transcript for highest degree earned
As an alternative, you may submit application materials to:
S1843, Associate Men’s Basketball Coach, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University is an AA/EO/Veteran/Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.
Internal Number: S1843
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized, public, comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The University serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students.The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 6200 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.