Haverford College invites applications to our available full-time, exempt, benefit-eligible Head Women’s Basketball Coach position.
This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III Women’s Basketball program including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices, game day coaching, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, budget management, fundraising activities and adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules. Additional administrative duties will be assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct practices and games
Enforce departmental policies and team rules as to travel and conduct both on and off the field
Supervise and Evaluate Assistant Coaches
Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, support staff (trainers/SID/S&C/Facilities Director/etc.) and the faculty liaison
All Full-Time athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings
Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA
Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student-athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Women’s Basketball Program
Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program. Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips
Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches
Continued and consistent communication with alumnae
Scheduling of all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals
Support of community service programs for student-athletes
1st Aid, CPR, AED Certified
Other Duties As Assigned:
Such assignments will be made by and discussed with the Director of Athletics.
Line of Report: The Head Women’s Basketball Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics.
Education, Training & Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree and 1st Aid/CPR/AED certification are required. Prior coaching and recruiting experience in basketball at the college level is preferred. A Master’s degree is strongly desired.
Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 child abuse clearances Ability to be available for evening and weekend games and events Valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle record check Priority will be given to candidates who currently hold the First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications; should the final candidate not currently hold those certifications, they will be provided an opportunity to obtain them in the first 30 days of employment All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination (to include a booster dose when eligible) unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required for this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours Pulling (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours Pushing): (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction): Up to three hours Carrying (to hold objects while moving the entire body): Up to three hours Walking (to move the entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours Standing (to maintain the body in erect posture in a stationary position): 3-6 hours Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours Kneeling (to maintain the upper body in erect position while resting knees on the ground): Up to three hours Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, or inclined surfaces): Up to three hours Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): 3-6 hours
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.