Under supervision of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, provide assistance in the leadership of coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for a highly competitive Division III women’s basketball program. Individual reports to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach as well as to the Deputy AD, Assistant AD for Facilities and Operations, or designee with a secondary duty as an event manager.
Essential Job Functions:
•Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, training, and competition; •Recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations; •Assist in directing all aspects of the program; •Assist with the holistic development of women’s basketball student-athletes; •Represent the program and the College to students, parents, alumni, and the general public; •Assist in managing the daily operations and administration facets of the women’s basketball program – including but not limited too – facility preparation; •Actively participate in department-wide fundraising initiatives; •Assist in all duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics; •As a secondary duty, serve as Event Manager for assigned sports; •Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds; •Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate experience as a player or a coach required; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred. CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications will be required once hired.
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of the sport of basketball and its playing rules; ability to foster a team environment; demonstrated coaching skills in sport of basketball; knowledge of travel, lodging, planning, and scheduling; a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy of athletics, sufficient knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes; the ability, and desire, to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 25 pounds. Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.