Millikin University seeks an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. The coaching position would involve assisting the Head Women’s Basketball Coach in a strong NCAA Division III program including on floor coaching, practice planning, recruitment and game coaching.
This is a full time exempt position reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach. A Bachelors’ Degree is required and basketball coaching experience is preferred. Knowledge of or ability to learn technology skills necessary to fulfill job duties is expected.
1.Recruit prospective student-athletes 2.Serve as Junior Varsity Coach for Women’s Basketball 3.Assist with practice planning and game preparation 4.On-court coaching in practice and games as allowed by CCIW and NCAA regulations 5.Hand video responsibilities for women’s basketball including CCIW required video exchange, video breakdown of Millikin practices and games, and opponents’ scouting preparation
1.Serve as Griswold Gym Monitor.
You may view a complete position description at www.millikin.edu/employment.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Experience in coaching preferred
Extensive knowledge of the sport of basketball
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, technology skills needed to perform listed responsibilities
Ability to recruit and retain quality women’s basketball student-athletes
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences
Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department
Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy
Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete
About Millikin University
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 1,800 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.