The Head Women's Basketball Coach will focus on developing a competitive and successful NCAA Division II basketball program and supporting student-athlete success.
Execute a successful recruiting and retention plan; integrating the program into the campus community; scheduling, planning, and supervising practices and contests; team travel; managing the program operating budget and fundraising.
Administer all aspects of the program, ensuring compliance with departmental, institutional, Lone Star Conference, and NCAA DII rules and regulations; participating in alumni and booster engagement, including promoting program on social media platforms; and additional coaching and administrative duties as assigned.
Manage and operate within the budget parameters, without exception, and submit all receipts and budget reports on time as directed by the athletics director.
Ensure the satisfactory academic performance of student-athletes.
Ensure student-athletes physical, emotional, and social welfare, including issues related to gender, ethnic diversity, and sexual orientation.
Establish and ensure a safe environment for student-athletes, including providing education and methods for discussion and resolving harassment or discrimination.
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all athletics staff members and student-athletes through a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, respect for the competencies of others and appropriate conflict resolution behavior.
Responsible for successful coaching of the UT Tyler Women’s Basketball Team, including maximizing the team’s potential/abilities, keeping athletes eligible, and retaining athletes through graduation.
Supervise and mentor assistant coaches and coaching assistants as directed and approved by the Athletic Director.
Responsible for the design, execution, and effectiveness of a system of internal controls, which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, financial information is reliable, and applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures are complied with.
Manage the operations of basketball camps and/or clinics.
Develop a competitive program within the Lone Star Conference to achieve postseason participation.
Provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes.
Two or more seasons of successful collegiate head coaching experience or assistant coaching experience at a nationally ranked institution.
Must possess valid driver’s license for occasional transportation of student-athletes.
NCAA Division II or Division I collegiate coaching and recruiting experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Evidence of the ability to plan, organize, and administer training strategies for practice and game implementation (such as the design of workouts and long-term training plans).
Must possess basic knowledge of computers, including databases.
Must possess strong oral and written communication skills
Must possess strong public relations and interpersonal skills to interact effectively and professionally with the University community, outside community, and the press.
Must possess sensitivity to a diverse background of students (academic, socio. Economic, cultural/ethnic, physical/learning disabilities).
Must possess commitment and capabilities to abide by NCAA and conference rules.
Position requires travel.
Position requires working evening and/or weekend hours.
Applicants are subject to an NCAA enforcement staff compliance review, and employment is contingent upon satisfactory results.
Sitting, standing, walking, and bending
Repetitive use of a keyboard
May work around standard office conditions
Additional Salary Information: To be determined
Internal Number: 5768
About The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 14 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls more than 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.
Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. For student convenience, we also maintain regional campuses in Palestine and Longview, as well as a location in Houston.
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