Clayton State University Athletics, a proud member of the NCAA DII and Peach Belt Conference, is seeking applicants for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach.
Adhere to the core values of Clayton State Athletics, which are: Professionalism, Character, Accountability, Innovative, Excellence and Trust; Adhere to the mission statements of Clayton State University and the Department of Athletics; Carry out all aspects of the men’s basketball program necessary to accomplish objectives of the sport within the guidelines of the Department of Athletics, the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA DII; Comply with all Clayton State University and NCAA Division II rules and regulations; Meet team fundraising minimums established by the Director of Athletics; Ensure team is engaging the local community, participating in at least two community service events per year; Select, hire, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches; Conduct efficient and effective practice sessions, focusing on student-athlete development and competitiveness; Schedule contests and obtain game contracts with opposing teams; Recruit highly skilled student-athletes that fit the profile of the institution and are good citizens on campus, the playing court and in the community; Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and work with athletics staff to ensure academic success; Oversee the conduct and discipline of men’s basketball student-athletes; Prepare and report in a timely manner, particularly regarding operating budget, eligibility, compliance and travel documentation; Ensure proper maintenance and care of Clayton State University property; Arrange all team travel, including buses, vans, hotels, flights and other potential accommodations; Assign athletics scholarships within all budget and financial aid guidelines; Work within team budget provided by Clayton State athletics administration; Attend athletics department staff meetings; Attend NCAA education sessions conducted by the NCAA Compliance Officer and work closely with this office; Participate in promotional activities geared towards promoting the men’s basketball program, the University and Clayton State Athletics; Keep the Director of Athletics informed about the men’s basketball program; All other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Required Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Minimum three years coaching the sport of basketball at the intercollegiate level. Must have a proven track record of recruiting successful STUDENT-athletes and achieving competitive success.
Successful candidate must be well organized, innovative, have excellent communication skills, attentive to details, have the ability to lead, and willingness to serve Clayton State student-athletes, campus and community. Must display a commitment for adhering to all Clayton State University, NCAA and PBC policies, rules and regulations.
Valid driver’s license with good driving record required.
*Please, no phone calls at this time.
To apply, please visit: https://www.clayton.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities
About Clayton State University
Located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta, Clayton State University offers employees a diverse environment which fosters both professional and personal development. The university is committed to cultivating an environment of engaged, experienced-based learning, enriched by active community service. Clayton State offers multiple Bachelor and Master Degree programs which currently enrolls over 6,900 students in challenging campus and on-line courses.
The campus is situated just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta on 214 beautiful acres, making access to the metropolitan area a breeze. We’ve been named a Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution for six consecutive years. And we also were named one of 79 higher education institutions across the nation in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2017 Great Colleges to Work For.