Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications for a Head Women’s Basketball Coach. This position is a full-time, twelve-month appointment with a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates are responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of a highly successful and competitive varsity women’s basketball program.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes, practice and game preparation, athlete development, coaching/teaching, budget management, travel coordination, and other areas of sport administration. Maintaining a working relationship with campus colleagues, alumni, community members, and other constituents is key. The ideal candidate will have previous college playing and head coaching experience with an understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution. They must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written) and have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team-oriented atmosphere. Commitment to the College’s Statement of Community and Academic Mission is required. The Director of Athletics and Recreation will also assign additional responsibilities.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 with students from 47 states [plus AE, DC, PR, VI] and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; however, a Master’s degree is preferred.
Please submit a letter of application with resume, and three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place “Head Women’s Basketball Coach” in the subject line of the email. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
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