Responsible for assisting the Women's Basketball sport program in a variety of functions that include but not limited to recruiting, video operations, and player development. Serves as liaison between the sport program and all GCU departments and outside agencies. The individual is expected to abide by all conference, professional certification requirements, GCU and NCAA regulations. This position demands honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Christian mission of GCU. The individual works under general supervision of the Head Coach.
Manages all areas of recruiting and oversees all administrative recruiting duties for the appropriate sport program in the Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Grand Canyon University.
Coordinates all on-campus or off campus recruiting functions, responds to all public inquires and questions about the sport program regarding recruitment and regularly informs coaching staff about all recruiting activities and initiatives.
Assists the staff in developing relationships within the local community as well as youth coaches including high school, prep school, junior college, and club.
Coordinates other functions as directed by the Head Coach.
Assists with special video and or administrative projects and support as assigned by the Head Coach
Assists and executes development of programs to assist student-athletes’ transition into the GCU collegiate experience
Liaisons with all necessary university departments to ensure the program and student-athlete needs are addressed as they relate to academic advising, housing, admissions, sports information, campus recreation, compliance, athletic training, facilities/event management, and strength and conditioning.
Coordinates student-athlete development initiatives and community service activities.
Assists with coordination of camps and clinics to ensure maximum participation.
Organizes and secures all logistics for team and visiting team transportation, lodging, and meals and collaborates with the opponent’s institution to secure practice time and other on-site facility needs.
Coordinates the scheduling of facilities for practice, game day shoot-a-rounds, and out-of-season workouts
Assists with any logistics or administrative needs for special events hosted by University Athletics
Assists with assigned projects initiatives which may involve practices, games, individual sessions, and weight room areas.
Makes recommendations and executes improvements to GCU program’s usage of software and other technical developmental tools that will enhance athlete performance
Performs all other duties as assigned to contribute to the success of the program.
Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution required.
Experience as student athlete and/or coach in the sport
Minimum of two years’ experience in organizing and managing projects and/or activities is required; preferably in athletics department for Division I school.
Must be able to pass pre employment background check
Able to travel with team which may require overnights and weekends
Able to work evening hours and weekends
Internal Number: R000031381
About Grand Canyon University
Why Grand Canyon University?
History of Grand Canyon University
More Than 65 Years of Excellence
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ.
During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.
GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview.
Exciting Growth & Expansion
GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for... our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community.
Thriving Work Environment
We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too.
Generous Benefits & Special Perks
Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events.
Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time.
Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu