The Head Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program including but not limited to the following:
1.Provide positive leadership for overall program operations to position LSUS Women’s Basketball for success within the RRAC and nationally. 2.Recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes in compliance with all University, NAIA, and Red River Athletic Conference regulations and policies. 3.Preparing a competitive schedule and coaching team during scheduled practices and competitions. 4.Providing appropriate training, discipline, and coaching for student-athletes that leads to a highly competitive women’s basketball team. 5.Serving as a mentor to student-athletes helping them develop academically, physically, and socially. 6.Monitoring student-athletes in their academic performance to assure timely progress toward degree completion and graduation. 7.Organizing and conducting fundraisers for the women’s basketball program that will expand the financial support for the program. 8.Maintaining responsibility for expense control with all program expenditures. 9.Attending, when mandatory, departmental staff meetings and special events of both the Athletic Department and University. 10.Working with the University and local community to help promote and publicize the team and LSUS Athletics. 11.Embrace the NAIA Champions of Character Program and continuously teach the five core values to student-athletes. 12.Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics
At least 3 years coaching experience (Head/Assistant) at the collegiate or high school level with a demonstrated record of success; head coaching experience preferred; collegiate coaching experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong public service orientation skills
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
Skill in budget preparation
Ability to stay abreast of current and developing trends
Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
Ability to work significant evening, night, and weekend hours w/ extensive travel.
About LSU Shreveport
LSU Shreveport is an accredited 4-Year State University. LSU Shreveport is an AA/EOE employer.