Assistant Basketball Coach – Indiana University East

School: Indiana University East
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Salary: The hourly rate for this position is $15.00 per hour.
Organization: NAIA
Level: Division II
Conference: River States Conference

Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, invites applications for an Part-Time Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach.  This position will perform a variety of roles for the sport assigned to including making contact with recruits, setting up visits with recruits, help with recruit’s visits. Help with supervision and coaching at practices and meets. The position will report to the head coach assigned to or the Athletic Director. This is a temporary hourly position in the athletic department and all duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of affiliated national, regional, and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the NAIA and the University.

The assistant coach will not engage in any outside activities in television, radio, clothing or shoe sponsorship, internet, or camps, unless those activities are expressly approved in writing and in advance by the Athletic Director.  This position requires a criminal history background check. #LI-POST

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

The coach will actively recruit quality student athletes for the assigned sport. This can and will include calling, emailing and visiting coaches, Athletic Directors, student athletes and events for the purpose of having them admitted to IU East for the participation in the athletic team.

The coach will help out with practices and meets as far as coaching and supervision. This may include specific coaching areas or may be general oversight.

The coach may be asked to help out with another team’s recruiting needs as well as another team’s supervision if the need arises. This will be through the Athletic Director or Assistant Athletic direction.


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum experience: One (1) year of high school coaching in any sport. American Heart Instructor Certification in CPR and college playing experience is preferred. A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NAIA rules and regulations is required.
  • Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    REASONING: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the university, the River State Conference and the NAIA.

    SPORT SPECIFIC SKILLS: Ability to recruit, coach and teach highly talented student-athletes.

    OTHER: Authorization to drive a motor vehicle on behalf of Indiana University and certification in basic first aid are also required for this position. Ability to work evenings and weekends.

  • Ability to pass a criminal history background check is required.
Applicant Information:

Interested current Indiana University applicants need to submit a letter of interest and a resume via Indiana University online application site at . Please be prepared to provide three (3) professional references, if requested, during the hiring process. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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