Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Eastern Illinois University

School: Eastern Illinois University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

The Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach reports to the Head Coach. This position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the successful management and administration of all phases of a Varsity Intercollegiate Basketball Program, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Eastern Illinois University, the Ohio Valley Conference and the NCAA.

The Assistant Coach supports the Head Coach in the following:

  • Support the Mission and Core Values of the Department
  • Recruit individuals who have exhibited high potential to perform according to Department, Conference and NCAA standards
  • Reinforce academic achievement and graduation as our top priority
  • Use Departmental resources for education, interpretation and advice
  • Responsible for full compliance with University, Department and NCAA regulations
  • Diligent in their preparation to compete aggressively to win championships
  • Collaborate on development of a responsible budget for their sport
  • Responsible for the efficient use of all Department resources
  • Collaborate with Athletic and University support units to ensure Student-Athlete health, safety and well-being
  • Understand that the logo is always on as they model professional behavior
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s preferred; Possess 2 or more years of basketball coaching or collegiate playing experience or equivalent; Must have extensive knowledge of the sport of basketball; Must have ability to recruit, develop and retain quality basketball student-athletes; Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills are required; Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete. Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere; Strong commitment to the University, OVC and NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience promoting inclusive excellence is required.

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