Men’s Basketball Academic and Operations Coach - D1
July 13, 2018
Buffalo, New York
Full-time - Experienced
Operations, Operations - Academic Support
4 Year Degree
Men’s Basketball Academic and Operations Coach Athletics
Canisius College is a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), seeks a full-time Basketball Academic and Operations Coach. This position reports to the head coach and assistant coaches for Men’s Basketball. The Academic and Operations Coach will oversee the daily operation of a successful Division I Men’s Basketball program with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. This position will work nights, weekends, holidays, and will travel with the team.
Responsibilities: •Assist in the education and instruction of student- athletes in the relevant skills, techniques and tactics to perform the sport of men’s basketball. This should include, but not be limited to teaching sportsmanship, leadership, and life skills to educate the whole student-athlete. •Assist with education and instruction of in-season and out-of-season conditioning program to promote proper technique and execution. •Assist with academic counseling and career planning for the student-athletes of the men’s basketball program. Serve as the key point of contact for the head basketball coach on all academic related matters for men’s basketball student-athletes. •Maintain compliance with all NCAA, Conference and institutional rules and policies relative to the recruitment and eligibility of all freshmen, transfer and continuing student-athletes. •Develop and implement and operational budget plan for the men’s basketball program and ensure the program operates within the approved financial and procedural parameters when purchasing goods, arranging meals and scheduling hotel travel for the men’s basketball program. •Plan and execute the men’s basketball summer youth educational camp program for up to 200 campers and oversee the student-athletes mentoring initiative with the campers. •Plan and execute the men’s basketball summer youth team camp and ensure the required NCAA educational components are included in the program curriculum. •Create and distribute an itinerary and rooming list for all away contest •Assist in all program efforts for fundraising and campus/community involvement. •Coordinate all video responsibilities for the men’s basketball program, including but not limited to the team and individual instructional videos, preparation of instructional scouting video clips for team instruction, film exchange and any video and statistical analysis necessary to assist in the instruction of the men’s basketball team. •Work with prospective student-athletes to insure their registration with the Clearinghouse. Work with Director of Compliance. •Work with Head Coach and Equipment Room Manager on all equipment related issues. •Implement the program’s recruiting plan and strategies. •Assist in all areas with video game breakdown and usage. •Respond, in a timely fashion, to all requested documentation (i.e. recruiting logs, travel itineraries, etc.) and other reasonable requests for information from administrative staff within the Department of Athletics. •Participate in Department-wide staff, compliance education and other meetings as requested by the Director of Athletics. •Strive to build and maintain positive relationships with all internal and external constituencies. •Assist with, when requested, the development initiatives of the College and the Department of Athletics. •Professional behavior is expected at all times, but especially when dealing with student-athletes, the media, alumni booster groups and other external constituents. •Engage in activities that will have a positive impact and raise the level of awareness of the men’s basketball program. •Follow established protocol for the admission of all domestic and international student-athletes. •Ensure the men’s basketball program is administered with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. •Create an environment in which all student-athletes are treated both fairly and with mutual respect.
•Provide athletic department/administrative assistant with travel squad (including names of all staff) 24 hours prior to away-from-home contest departure. •Provide athletic department/administrative assistant and student-athletes with travel itinerary 24 hours prior to away-from-home contest departure. •Hire, train and supervise men’s basketball student workers. •Other duties as assigned.
To apply, go to: https://www.canisius.edu/about-canisius/employment-canisius Please include your cover letter and resume with your online application. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree is required. • Experience with athletic sports team operations or strong knowledge of intercollegiate athletics required. • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is desirable. • Professional demeanor and ability to work effectively with various constituencies including: prospective students, current students, their families, general public, faculty, administrators and alumni. • Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, leadership, organization and communication skills. • Must possess strong problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple takes with changing priorities. • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and the ability to learn additional programs. • Strong attention to detail and follow through. • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively within a team. • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a positive driving record per the college’s insurance provider (or upon moving to NYS obtain a NYS driver’s license within NYS DMV residency guidelines after hire).
Canisius at a Glance
Canisius College is the premier private university in Western New York, one of 28 Jesuit, Catholic colleges in the nation, and is consistently ranked among the top regional colleges in the Northeast. Founded in 1870 by German Jesuits, Canisius College is named for St. Peter Canisius, a renowned Dutch educator and one of the original members of the Society of Jesus. What began in a single building in downtown Buffalo now consists of 56 buildings located on 72 acres in a residential neighborhood in North-Central Buffalo.
John J. Hurley is Canisius College's 24th president. He took office July 1, 2010. President Hurley succeeded Rev. Vincent M. Cooke, SJ, who had been president since 1993.
Canisius College, a Jesuit, Catholic university, offers outstanding undergraduate, graduate and professional programs distinguished by transformative learning experiences that engage students in the classroom and beyond. Canisius fosters in our students a commitment to excellence, service and leadership in a global society.
Rankings and Distinctions
The high quality of a Canisius education is consistently recognized and ranked in a wide variety ...of ways, including the following:
Accounting Graduates No. 1 in New York
Canisius College alumni ranked first, overall, in New York State on the 2013 CPA exam cycle, with a 71 percent pass rate, in the category of large programs.
Approximately 90 percent or more of our graduates are working or in graduate school within one year after graduation.
Graduate School Acceptance Rate for Law School
Nine of ten Canisius students who apply to law schools are accepted.
Graduate School Acceptance Rate for Medical School
Nine of ten Canisius students who apply to medical and health schools are accepted.
US News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges”
For the second consecutive year, Canisius earned its highest ranking in college history with the 20th spot in the top tier of U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 rankings of America’s Best Colleges, Regional Universities – North. Consistently ranked among the top regional colleges, Canisius also moved up four spots in “Great Schools, Great Prices” category for regional universities in the north.
US News & World Report “Top Online Education Degree Programs”
The Canisius College Online Graduate Program in Education ranked high in U.S. News & World Report’s first-ever ranking of top online education degree programs. Canisius scored well in the categories of Teaching Practices and Student Engagement and Student Services and Technology among others.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Best Value Private University
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance named Canisius College one of the nation’s best values among private universities for 2011-12. Canisius is the only private college in Western New York to rank in Kiplinger’s top 100 private universities. Only 13 of the 114 private colleges and universities in New York State made the list.
GI Jobs Magazine Lauds Canisius as “Military Friendly”
Canisius received the designation “military friendly” from GI Jobs Magazine. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.
Forbes America’s Top Colleges
Canisius was named to Forbes’ 2012 ranking of the 650 best undergraduate institutions for quality of teaching, great career prospects, graduation rates and low levels of debt.
2011 National Survey of Student Engagement
Canisius earned high marks from its student body in the 2011 National Survey of Student Engagement. Ninety-three percent of freshman students reported a favorable image of the college and felt that Canisius demonstrated a substantial commitment to academic and social successes. Eighty-five percent of seniors said they would choose Canisius again, if they had to start their college career over.
The student-faculty ratio is 11:1, which allows students to work closely with their instructors, often publishing or presenting scholarly articles based on joint research. There are more than 200 full-time faculty at Canisius, 95 percent of whom hold a PhD or other terminal degree.
Campus Ministry is responsible for the religious life of the campus. Activities are open to students and staff of all faiths and include spiritual retreats, service opportunities and the promotion of social justice. Mass is celebrated in Christ the King Chapel for the college community at 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, and 11:45 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Student Services and Activities
More than 140 college-sponsored organizations offer Canisius students experiences related to service, the media, student government, academics, and religious and social interests.
Total number of students – 5,148
College of Arts and Sciences
Richard J. Wehle School of Business
School of Education and Human Services
There are more than 1,000 courses and more than 100 distinct majors, minors and special programs offered at Canisius. View a listing of majors, minors and special programs.
There are more than 40,000 Canisius alumni who live and work in the United States and 52 other countries around the world.
96 percent of Canisius alumni live in the United States.
69 percent of Canisius alumni live in New York State.