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Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball

Regis University

Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Posted
20 Apr 2022
Status
Full Time
Location
North America
Closing date
Open Applications

Job Summary:

The assistant coach shall perform all duties pertaining to the women’s basketball program as assigned by the head coach.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in coaching and schedule games, practices and conditioning: Responsible to assist in planning content and organization of the overall program. (All offenses, defenses, fundamentals and techniques, game strategies, and knowledge of all aspects of the sport.)
  • The assistant coach will also assume the responsibilities of the head coach if the head coach is unable to fulfill these duties.
  • Recruit qualified Student-Athletes: Actively recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes in accordance with the philosophy of Regis University and in strict adherence to University, NCAA and Conference regulations;
  • Monitor and balance the team budgets: Must provide input and work cooperatively with the head coach in budgeting for and requisitioning all goods and services needed and used in her/his sport program. This includes but is not limited to supplies, equipment, apparel, team travel, recruiting, etc.
  • Each sport must operate within the University allotted budget for operating expenses and scholarships. Any expenses in excess of the team budgets must be covered by revenue generated funds;


Working at Regis University:

As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential:

The assistant coach shall perform all duties pertaining to the women’s basketball program as assigned by the head coach. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in coaching and schedule games, practices and conditioning: Responsible to assist in planning content and organization of the overall program. (All offenses, defenses, fundamentals and techniques, game strategies, and knowledge of all aspects of the sport.) The assistant coach will also assume the responsibilities of the head coach if the head coach is unable to fulfill these duties.
  • Recruit qualified Student-Athletes: Actively recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes in accordance with the philosophy of Regis University and in strict adherence to University, NCAA and Conference regulations;
  • Monitor and balance the team budgets: Must provide input and work cooperatively with the head coach in budgeting for and requisitioning all goods and services needed and used in her/his sport program. This includes but is not limited to supplies, equipment, apparel, team travel, recruiting, etc. Each sport must operate within the University allotted budget for operating expenses and scholarships. Any expenses in excess of the team budgets must be covered by revenue generated funds;
  • Monitor Student-Athlete’s academic performance: Responsible for monitoring the academic success of the student-athletes in her/his program. Each coach should work cooperatively with Regis University.
  • Professional development: Must engage in professional development. Assist head coach in keeping with the current trends and developments; as well as the implementation in order to perform duties more effectively.
  • Additionally, the head coach must attend pertinent professional opportunities including but not limited to RMAC and NCAA meetings; assistant coach may be included, as needed
  • Fundraise for the Program and Athletic Department: Required to fully participate in both program and department fundraising activities, fundraising events, university campaigns and special project campaigns;
  • Promote the brand of the Athletic Department and Regis University: Should continually strive to enhance the image of the Regis University Athletics Department and its programs through inter-personal contacts with parents, visitors, university faculty/staff, and community citizens. Additionally, each assistant coach should participate in Athletic Department and University sponsored events and initiatives.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with the head coach, student athletes, trainers, office staff, facilities staff, prospective athletes, parents, faculty, fans etc. on a daily basis.
  • Create an atmosphere of compliance: Know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing of the NCAA, the RMAC and the Regis Athletic Department. Supervise and ensure that any work-study and any other employees and/or volunteers for whom you are administratively responsible comply with the aforesaid policies, rules and regulations. Immediately advise the Regis compliance director if you have reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institution of higher education. Master’s or other advanced degree preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years coaching basketball. College level preferred.
Must know skills associated with the collegiate level of basketball.
Minimum of two years of experience as a coach


The following skills, abilities and physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a positive role model for students.
  • Demonstrated ability to use of basic technology to facilitate required work, to navigate the university system, and to communicate effectively.

Working Conditions

Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires weekend and/or evening work. Some local, regional, and/or national travel is required.

Pay Rate:

Up to $45,000/year commensurate with qualifications


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Coaching
University
Sport
Basketball
Salary information
up to $ 45,000

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