Franklin & Marshall sponsors a multi-divisional NCAA intercollegiate athletics program (27 sports) that includes Division I wrestling.
The Head Women's Basketball Coach is a full-time, 12-month position. The head coach is responsible for all aspects of developing and leading a competitive women's basketball program in the Centennial Conference. This includes but is not limited to: providing effective leadership and day-to-day management of program; coaching; recruiting; fundraising; leadership development; integration of athletics experience into student's educational experience; adherence to all rules and regulations of NCAA, conference and institution.
-Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA, conference and institutional rules and regulations.
-Provide oversight for all aspects of women's basketball program, placing emphasis on academic success, leadership development, competitive excellence, and community engagement.
-Effectively teach basketball skills, strategy, and tactics to student-athletes to develop greater knowledge of game, advance competitive experience, and effectively prepare for opponents.
-Identify and recruit student-athletes who fit the College's academic profile with a demonstrated understanding of Division III academic standards, admission procedures and financial aid rules.
-Responsible for management of administrative functions including team personnel, operating budget, fundraising, parent and alumni relations, and collaborations with other departments to support the College's mission.
-Perform secondary administrative functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred.
Three to five years of successful coaching experience at the intercollegiate level required.
The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration given to applicants received by June 1, 2021. The position is open until filled. Application materials should include cover letter, resume and statement of coaching philosophy.
About Franklin & Marshall College
Franklin & Marshall College is a residential college dedicated to excellence in undergraduate liberal education. Its aims are to inspire in young people of high promise and diverse backgrounds a genuine and enduring love for learning, to teach them to read, write, and think critically, to instill in them the capacity for both independent and collaborative action, and to educate them to explore and understand the natural, social and cultural worlds in which they live. In so doing, the College seeks to foster in its students qualities of intellect, creativity, and character, that they may live fulfilling lives and contribute meaningfully to their occupations, their communities, and their world.
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The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of more than 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste.