Head Coach Women's Basketball & Intramural Operations Coordinator
Indiana University Kokomo
Location: Kokomo, Indiana
Coaching - Basketball
Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the full time position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Intramural Operations Coordinator. Reporting to the Athletic Director, essential duties include, but are not limited to:
•Manage and oversee the operations of the women’s basketball program to include recruiting, practice/game management, travel organization, skill development, event scheduling, academic supervision, equipment management and fundraising. •Manage and oversee the operations of the IU Kokomo Athletic Social Media Plan. Develop this plan to accurately reflect the growing presence and branding of IU Kokomo and the Athletic Programs while also educating the coaches and other athletic staff on social media strategies to recruit and engage potential student athletes. •Attend, run, and plan basketball practice sessions, consisting of implementing drills and activities to instruct players in the proper execution of basketball techniques. •Teach basketball skills to student athletes in order to enhance their athletic ability and teamwork while developing leadership skills and life learning outcomes. •Coach student athletes during games, providing specific feedback to athletes regarding basketball skills and techniques. •Develop, teach and implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that helps teach proper mechanics for fitness which minimizes injuries and trains athletes for success on the court and after their basketball career has ended. •Lead film sessions with student athletes and create game plans for opponents, understanding and analyzing the particular strengths/weaknesses of the student athletes on the team and of the opponents while ensuring athletes are improving in the sport. •Support the academic progress of the student athletes involved in the women’s basketball program by organizing study tables, tutoring as necessary, and providing access to academic support as needed. •Develop opportunities to participate in service activities and encourage participation in the NAIA Champions of Character program. Use these opportunities to teach life lessons about respect, hard work, value of education and service to others. •Plan and execute the schedule of all contests and practices in compliance with RSC and NAIA regulations. •Coordinate practices, fulfill game duties, ensure compliance with all NAIA rules. •Make basketball scholarship funding decisions. •Fulfill associated duties such as speaking engagements. •Recruit, quality student athletes as members of the women’s basketball program.
•Complies fully with all NAIA, applicable athletic conference, and Indiana University rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. •Provides leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student athletes by counseling team members in academic, disciplinary, sportsmanship, and personal matters, as appropriate. •Develops a competitively successful team to represent Indiana University positively and responsibly. Provides student athletes the opportunity for a positive experience and climate in which to achieve their academic, athletic, and personal goals. •Performs recruiting duties by formulating a plan to incorporate coverage of all prospective student athletes and recruiting high-quality student-athletes that meet or exceed university qualifications. •Represents the team, department, and university in a positive, professional, and ethical manner; responds appropriately to media, marketing, fund-raising, and community service requests, as assigned. Exhibits professionalism in a manner consistent with the missions and goals of Indiana University, applicable athletic conference, and the NAIA. •Directs coaching staff, when applicable. •Maintains program budget.
Required: Bachelor's Degree
Required: 4 or more years of coaching experience
Required: 1 or more years of management experience
Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Indiana University Kokomo is a small, friendly campus where you can earn a well-respected degree from Indiana University. Choose from a wide variety of academic majors, attend classes on campus as well as online, and utilize services that empower you to achieve your educational and personal goals. It is the mission of IU Kokomo to enhance the lives of the residents of north central Indiana through our academic programs, through our activities and organizations, and through our community engagement.