Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as an Assistant Coach for Men's Basketball. Brandeis offers a generous and competitive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental and vision as well as a retirement plan match plus free tuition. We offer a flexible schedule and an opportunity to work with a dedicated and fun team at our beautiful campus in Waltham, MA with free parking and other perks.
The assistant coach assists the head coach in running successful men's basketball program which competes as a NCAA Division III program and as a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA). This includes practice and competition coaching, recruiting student-athletes, design and implementation of competitive strategies and advising and mentoring our student-athletes. The assistant must understand and promote the mission, goals, values and educational ideals of Brandeis University, as well as the mission of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.
Essential & Other Functions:
Assists with the student-athlete recruitment effort for the men's basketball program. This includes traveling to high school and club contests, evaluating prospective student-athletes, submitting materials from prospective student-athletes to the Office of Admissions for early credential reviews, assisting with on-campus visits by prospects and managing the team's social media accounts. Assists with recruiting a diverse incoming class of men's basketball student-athletes that contribute to the continuing success of the team and to the University community at large.
Assists with scouting of opponents and prepares scouting reports used to prepare student- athletes for competition. Responsible for film breakdown and implementing game plan strategies.
Assists with the planning of all in-season practice sessions and developing an off-season training schedule and program. Assists with all game coaching at home and on the road. Assist the head coach with managing all administrative details associated with the program including travel arrangements, apparel/equipment purchases, and athletic training services.
Teach Mind and Body modules within the University's degree-required program or complete similar department service (i.e. student-athlete development leadership, strength and conditioning programming, etc.). Maintain applicable required certifications and serve on department committees.
Bachelor's degree required
1-3 years of total work-related experience
Previous playing and/or coaching experience preferred
Valid driver's license required
Must be qualified to be insured by Brandeis University
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends throughout the school year.
CPR/AED certification required.
Requires ability to drive 12-passenger vans.
Brandeis University is committed to providing its students, faculty and staff with an environment conducive to learning and working and where all people are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, caste, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, including transgender identity, religion, disability, age, genetics, active military or veteran status and any other characteristics protected under applicable federal or Massachusetts law.
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We take pride not only in maintaining this culture, but expanding it — by recruiting and retaining outstanding employees who share our values and enrich Brandeis University overall.