This is a 12-month position responsible for all aspects of the Women's Basketball program, including the administration of day-to-day aspects of a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division Ill basketball program. This includes a commitment to the student-athletes' academic progress and degree completion.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to build, mold, and cultivate a winning Women's Basketball program at the University of St. Thomas that provides a positive environment for its student-athletes to succeed spiritually, socially, academically, and in competition. The program will be a part of the NCAA and will function as a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference /SCAC). The candidate will be instrumental in determining the foundation and direction of the program.
Reporting lines: The Head Women's Basketball Coach will report to the Director of Athletics for all matters related to the Women's Basketball program and will work closely with Admissions, faculty, administration, and staff to help advance UST athletics.
Essential duties and responsibilities: Student development theory is used to create, plan, and implement educational, social, physical, and cultural programming designed to enhance the overall experience and achievement of both undergraduate and graduate students. These means are accomplished through the following specific duties:
Manage day-to-day activities of an NCAA DIll basketball program. Stay updated and compliant with all NCAA Division Ill rules and regulations. Recruitment of student-athletes in compliance with UNIVERSITY and NCAA DIll policies & procedures. Practice and Match preparation. Scheduling and travel arrangements. Budget preparation &-management. Establish and maintain relationships with regional and national coaching organizations and associations. Coordinate with the Recreational Sports Office and off campus facilities with the scheduling of practices and other team events on and off campus. Collaborate with University Advancement relating to fund raising initiatives. Work with the Faculty Athletics Representative. Coordinate with other offices on campus including Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar. Participate actively in campus events and on university committees to support the University community and provide a leadership presence. Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Administration. Serve as event day administrator as assigned. Design, market and manage summer youth camps and clinics. Serve as facility monitor for safety and well-being of participants in athletic activities. Supervisory responsibilities: The Head Women's Basketball Coach position may also supervise an assistant coach, student assistant and/or team manager. In consultation with the Director of Athletics, this position is responsible for overseeing all the following: delegation of work, performance appraisals, discipline issues, and the hiring and termination process.
Fiscal responsibilities: The Head Women's Basketball Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics with the departmental budget expenditures for the Women's Basketball program.
Working conditions: Position requires irregular office hours including after-hours and weekend work to attend competitions, practices, and university events. Office hours will be established in consultation with the Director of Athletics. Physical requirements are those of a normal office. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, exempt position.
University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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