Assistant Basketball Coach – Indiana University of Pennsylvania

School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: PSAC


The Office of Intercollegiate Athletics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for an Assistant Coach – Men’s Basketball to assist in all aspects of the IUP Basketball program at the Division II level and to create a quality student-athlete experience in academics, athletics, and community service.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESA detailed description of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

  •  Assist in monitoring and encouraging academic progress and success of student athletes to ensure continuing eligibility to participate in NCAA competition and to graduate.
  • Assist in game preparation (e.g. player conditioning, training, skill building, scouting other teams, and on deck coaching).
  • Assist in player recruitment by maintaining contact with high school coaches to identify potential prospects, recommending schools to be visited, developing a recruiting schedule and recommending students for recruitment and scholarships.
  • Assist in coordination and participation in fund-raising activities in support of IUP’s athletic program.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach.

Instructional Duties: 68% of total time

  1. Provide instruction to student athletes in position technique.
  2. Provide instruction to student athletes sport strategy.
  3. Provide instruction to student athletes in game analysis.
  4. Provide instruction to student athlete regarding specific game plans.
  5. Provide instruction to student athletes regarding physical conditioning and strength training.
  6. Provide instruction to student athletes in the area of nutrition.
  7. Provide instruction to student athlete regarding NCAA rules.
  8. Provide instruction to student athletes regarding university and program policies and procedures.
  9. Provide instruction to student athletes in leadership & conduct.
  10. Provide instruction to student athletes in community responsibility.
  11. Provide academic monitoring and counseling to student athletes.
  12. Provide instruction to camp attendees.
  13. Preparation for instructional activities

Non-Instructional Duties: 32% of total time

14.  Monitor student athlete academic ineligibility.
15.  Scouting competition.
16.  Monitor compliance with IUP, PSAC, and NCAA rules and regulations.
17.  Recruit new student athletes through research, networking with high school and AAU
18.  Participate in fundraising activities and other fiscal responsibilities.
19.  Other specific duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Coaching Experience required

Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s).


Applicant Information:

A complete application will contain a cover letter, resume, names and email addresses of three references, and unofficial transcripts, submitted as attachments in this online application system at

If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP – no unofficial transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUP-HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.

Applications must be received no later than June 3, 2017.  You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted.

Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation.

Qualified IUP employees will be given first preference for interviews before external candidates. Employees in their probationary period will not be given consideration for interviews.

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