Reports to the Head Basketball Coach. Responsible for providing representation of student athletes of Alabama A&M University at the NCAA Division I level in Men’s Basketball.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for assisting in recruiting, organizing, motivating and counseling student athletes.
-Responsible for the associated with recruiting: Letters of Intent (signing) and Official visits.
-Monitors the students’ class attendance, study hall, grades, commencement ceremonies and travel.
-Serves as a role model for student-athletes.
-Responsible for discipline, personal appearance, conduct? image and general behavior of all student athletes recruited and signed for Men’s Basketball.
-Supervises staff and students in the department, who are assigned to this program. Acts as consultant and schedules team travel, hotel, meals and etc.
-Evaluates athletes on physical condition and advises them on maintaining maximum physical fitness for participation in athletic competition.
-Serves as an expert in students athletes and educates them on issues affecting intercollegiate athletics.
-Responsible for assuring that athletes maintain academic eligibility and records of participation are kept and forwarded to the proper agencies and authorities.
-Responsible for the maintenance and accountability of equipment (i.e. uniforms, field equipment).
-Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):
-A Bachelor’s degree is required, but a Master’s degree is preferred.
-High level of experience in the Management of Intercollegiate Basketball.
-Must have demonstrated successful experience in dealing with student-athletes academic related programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Knowledge of all aspects of counseling basic skills in intercollegiate sports.
-Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to present information in a clear and concise manner.
-Ability to establish favorable relationships between the University and other colleges and Universities.
-Ability to compose and prepare reports, records and correspondence.
-Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be able to work well with others.