The Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball is responsible for assisting the Head Women's Basketball Coach in coaching highly competitive NJCAA women's basketball program, recruiting student athletes, assisting in coordinating practices and activity travel, and promoting events and activities.
Note: Cochise College requires a post offer, pre-employment background screening of all employees.
Essential Functions: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class. Duties and Responsibilities:
Within the scope of college policies and procedures, this position:
Assists the Head Women's Basketball Coach in planning, directing, and coaching intercollegiate Women's basketball program; develops student/athletes' fullest potential while being regionally competitive and ethically run; ensures NJCAA rules and regulation compliance
Provides quality coaching and instruction to students participating in the women's basketball program; develops, implements, and teaches related program curriculum as assigned Assists in the supervision and coordination of women's basketball events and activities; attends scheduled women's basketball practices, classes, and all competitions; enforces safety regulations and procedures
Assists with the recruitment of student athletes; supports student athletes in realizing individual, team and academic goals
Assists Head Women's Basketball Coach in providing ongoing oversight of student athlete's conduct both on and off the court; assists with conflict resolution, development of positive interpersonal relationships including campus integration with other students and faculty
Attends assigned college, department, and division meetings as required
Performs related duties as assigned
General Expectations: Employees are expected to accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective and competent manner and to strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Additionally, employees must understand the comprehensive role of the community college and cooperate and work harmoniously with students, faculty and staff, and the public. Employees will follow all college policies, rules, regulations and guidelines as they relate to this position.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education Three years' experience coaching and/or playing basketball Prior college coaching experience preferred CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to obtain certification required Valid driver's license and the ability to be insured to drive college vehicles required
An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures Knowledge of intercollegiate basketball programs Knowledge of and skill in use of computers and software applications, specifically Microsoft Office Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to relate to a diverse population in a professional and helpful manner Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks to completion Ability to work in adverse conditions, weekends, and evenings Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both within the college and the community Ability to effectively supervise the work of others Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems while maintaining confidentiality Strong personal work ethic and high level of personal integrity Skill establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public
Work Environment: Work is primarily performed under limited supervision on a basketball court, in a classroom or office setting with appropriate climate control. Travel, early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.
Physical Requirements: Essential functions of this position require: lifting, manual dexterity, ability to communicate.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting only occasionally, walking and standing are required regularly, incumbents may be required to kneel, crouch/squat, crawl, climb, stoop, turn/twist, balance, reach, or handle
Mental Application: Utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking, adaptability and creative problem solving skills are important
Additional Salary Information: Includes a comprehensive benefits package to include membership in the Arizona State Retirement System.
About Cochise College
Located in scenic southeastern Arizona, our residents enjoy some of the best year round weather in the nation. With two campuses and four centers we serve an average of 5,000 students each semester. Cochise College has been recognized nationally for its cost, return on investment and high success rates. The Cochise College Athletic Program includes competitive Basketball, Rodeo, Men's Baseball and Women's Soccer teams.
Cochise College offers a comprehensive benefits package to include membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, employer paid health insurance and more!
Cochise College is an EEOC Employer