Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Brandeis University

School: Brandeis University
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: UAA

Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as an Assistant Coach for Men’s Basketball.  Brandeis offers a generous and competitive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental and vision as well as a retirement plan match plus free tuition. We offer a flexible schedule and an opportunity to work with a dedicated and fun team at our beautiful campus in Waltham, MA with free parking and other perks.

The assistant coach assists the head coach in running successful men’s basketball program which competes as a NCAA Division III program and as a member of the University Athletic Association (UAA). This includes practice and competition coaching, recruiting student-athletes, design and implementation of competitive strategies and advising and mentoring our student-athletes. The assistant must understand and promote the mission, goals, values and educational ideals of Brandeis University, as well as the mission of the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.

Essential & Other Functions:

  • Assists with the student-athlete recruitment effort for the men’s basketball program. This includes traveling to high school and club contests, evaluating prospective student-athletes, submitting materials from prospective student-athletes to the Office of Admissions for early credential reviews, assisting with on-campus visits by prospects and managing the team’s social media accounts.  Assists with recruiting a diverse incoming class of men’s basketball student-athletes that contribute to the continuing success of the team and to the University community at large.
  • Assists with scouting of opponents and prepares scouting reports used to prepare student- athletes for competition. Responsible for film breakdown and implementing game plan strategies.
  • Assists with the planning of all in-season practice sessions and developing an off-season training schedule and program. Assists with all game coaching at home and on the road.  Assist the head coach with managing all administrative details associated with the program including travel arrangements, apparel/equipment purchases, and athletic training services.
  • Teach Mind and Body modules within the University’s degree-required program or complete similar department service (i.e. student-athlete development leadership, strength and conditioning programming, etc.). Maintain applicable required certifications and serve on department committees.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of total work-related experience
  • Previous playing and/or coaching experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Must be qualified to be insured by Brandeis University
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends throughout the school year.
  • CPR/AED certification required.
  • Requires ability to drive 12-passenger vans.
Applicant Information:

Please email resume and cover letter to head coach Jean Bain: [email protected]


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