Salary Range: Generally starting at $75,000 - $90,000
This position is eligible for performance based incentives.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers excellent benefits, some of which include:
Medical insurance, with the lowest cost option being $0 to the employee
Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
Generous paid vacation and sick time accruals (14.67 hours of vacation and 10 hours of sick accrued per month, prorated if part-time)
Mandatory retirement plans. Employees contribute 5% of their annual compensation. CU doubles that and contributes 10%
Tuition Assistant Benefit available to you or a dependent
Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of employment
Off Campus Housing Resources
This position is dependent on the availability of auxiliary revenues funding.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 29188
Head Women's Basketball Coach at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). Positions leads the Mountain Lion Women's Basketball program, a member of the NCAA Division II and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC).
-Train varsity women’s basketball teams for intercollegiate competition at a nationally competitive level.
-Develop and implement 5 year, annual, seasonal, monthly, weekly and daily plan for practice and development.
-Develop and implement game plan.
-Maintain and increase knowledge of basketball training and coaching techniques.
-Supervise the training, development and placement of staff personnel.
-Evaluate prospective student-athletes.
-Develop and maintain correspondence for prospective student-athletes.
-Schedule, coordinate and supervise official and unofficial visits of prospective student-athletes.
-Supervise National Letter of Intent Signing and Athletic Financial Aid Contracts.
-Monitor academic performance of student-athletes.
-Insure compliance with all UCCS and NCAA regulations regarding academic eligibility requirements.
-Plan and coordinate Division II women’s basketball schedule within NCAA, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and institutional guidelines.
-Supervise home game administration.
-Plan and coordinate team travel and lodging.
-Solicit sponsors to provide cash, merchandise and/or services.
-Organize and sponsor tournaments and other athletic events.
-Develop and maintain positive public relations with the University and community.
-Project positive image of UCCS and Department of Athletics.
-Adhere to and assist in the development of the budget of the women’s basketball program.
-Other duties as prescribed by the Director of Athletics.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of basketball training and coaching techniques
Understanding of, or ability to learn, the NCAA forms and compliance requirements.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations in a multi-cultural environment that is committed to diversity and equality in education.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Work Location: On-site
This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Please note that while the position details both required qualifications as well as preferred qualifications below, we want applicants to be aware that they do not need to have all of the preferred qualifications to be considered for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, have passion for the work, along with experience in a related field, you are encouraged to apply. We encourage on-the-job training for any additional skills or knowledge that become relevant to the position.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
3 years of experience coaching basketball at the collegiate level
Head Coaching experience at the collegiate level, preferred to be NCAA Division II
Proven ability to motivate the scholar athlete to perform in the classroom and playing field.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Employee is occasionally required to kneel, crouch, reach, handle, have near acuity and visual depth perception. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and will frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
UCCS is home to more than 12,400 driven students, more than 800 experienced faculty members and more than 800 devoted staff members. On our awe-inspiring campus, we focus on providing an academically excellent environment at a value to students.
Mountain Lion Athletics competes as a member of the NCAA Division II and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, supporting 16 varsity intercollegiate sports. We provide athletic opportunities for 350 student-athletes with a focus on developing well rounded STUDENT athletes.