The Department of Athletics' primary mission is to develop and maintain a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes. As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) and the NCAA Division II, CSU-Pueblo Athletics plays a supporting role in the higher education mission while enhancing a sense of community, strengthening our identity and playing a prominent role in enrollment management for the University. The University recently completed a new visioning process, entitled Vision 2028, which will establish CSU-Pueblo as the people's university of the southwest United States by 2028. Our success will be measured by the resilience, agility, and problem-solving abilities of our diverse population, and the ways in which our graduates are able to navigate work in a rapidly changing world.
This full-time, twelve-month position provides a head coach for the women's basketball program in athletics. This position will provide overall organization and management of the women's basketball program and will direct and be responsible for all areas, including: coaching, practices & workouts, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, coordinating travel, planning and monitoring the women's basketball budget, monitoring player academics, organizing and managing summer camps and clinics, monitoring NCAA compliance, promoting the women's basketball program, developing fund raising opportunities for the women's basketball program and other duties assigned by the director of athletics.
Primary Duties •Coach student-athletes including coaching at all team practices and scheduled games/ competitions. Develop game preparation and strategy. Condition and train athletes in order to develop skill, character and teamwork in women's basketball. •Recruit highly qualified prospective student-athletes. •Monitor player academics including student welfare and encouraging academic excellence. •Manage the women's program by planning and coordinating all practices, workouts and competitions; ensuring that all University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including student-athlete eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress; managing the program's operating budget through procurement request and travel reimbursements; supervising assistant basketball coaches; and developing and implementing fund-raising programs to supplement operating funds. •Organize and conduct camps; serve on committees that promote the success of the program and athletics; establish and maintain community contacts that enhance the success of the program.
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted. Applicants must attach a letter of intent (cover letter); a current resume or CV; an unofficial transcript; and three professional references with contact information to the on-line application. Applications submitted without the required information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.
Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 12 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 will be given full consideration.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
Five (5) years of successful coaching in the sport of basketball
Successful experience coaching at the collegiate level in women's basketball
Previous experience recruiting for NCAA qualified student-athletes
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations
About Colorado State University-Pueblo
CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultural campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-seven undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity, and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo - a large reservoir for sailing and boating - and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is... within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing.
The Department of Athletics primary mission is to develop and maintain a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes with priority given to their physical, emotional and social well-being. The Department of Athletics is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), and is governed nationally by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The athletics program plays a supporting role in higher education mission, enhancing a sense of community, strengthening the identity of the University and playing a prominent role in enrollment management. The athletics program represents honor and dignity of fair play and the highest standards associated with rules compliance and amateurism. The Department of Athletics also recognizes the value of equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and staff, including women and minorities. The program, as a whole, creates excitement and enrichment of life for both the campus community and the community at large through the medium of competitive athletic contest.