Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Babson College

School: Babson College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III

Serves as a varsity assistant coach within the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Assumes additional secondary duties as assigned by the AVP, Athletics and Athletic Advancement or their designee.

  • Collaborates with the head coach on all aspects of the management and direction of the program in conjunction with the overall strategic plan for Athletics; assumes the duties of the head coach in their absence.
  • Assists in planning and coaching practice sessions and games as directed by the head coach; teaches advanced-level skills and game strategies.
  • Counsels students on general and sport-related matters. Makes student referrals to appropriate student support resources and offices as necessary.
  • Assists in the monitoring of academic progress of student athletes; collaborates with class deans; serves as a mentor to athletes helping to resolve academic and non-academic issues; makes themselves available to coaches and players before, during, and after practices, games, and events.
  • Develops and maintains liaison relationship with Health Services, Residential Education, Student Activities and Leadership Programs, and other appropriate departments to facilitate program development and management for student athletes.
  • Assist the head coach in scouting opponents to help prepare, plan, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions as required.
  • Assist the head coach, as needed, in the recruitment of student athletes including but not limited to contacting high/prep school coaches to identify prospective recruits, planning recruiting trips with the head coach, attending off-campus games to evaluate athletes, and preparing and distributing recruiting information.
  • Assumes additional secondary responsibilities in the department as required by the AVP, Athletics and Athletic Advancement.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as required
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 1-3 years of previous coaching experience.
  • Hepatitis B vaccination and training in compliance with OSHA regulations; must maintain both throughout time in the position.
  • Must obtain/maintain current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Compliance with all NCAA, NEWMAC, and Babson College rules.
  • Contributes to a culture of inclusion and belongingness for all staff members, student-athletes, prospective student-athletes and stakeholders of the department.
  • Commitment to working with a diverse student body, staff, and other constituents.
  • Ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
  • Ability to anticipate and embrace change; demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
  • Must have strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
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