Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Gettysburg College

School: Gettysburg College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: Centennial Conference

Gettysburg College is seeking an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.  This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position.  It reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach.  The assistant coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all areas of running a competitive men’s basketball program.  The position involves working weekends, evenings and some holidays.


Duties include assisting the head coach in the following areas:

  • coaching during practice and games to ensure proper preparation and readiness for student-athletes, including work with strength and conditioning and video breakdown and analysis;
  • provide some coordination of detailed travel logistics for events;
  • recruit and retain highly qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, including meeting with student-athletes and parents to promote Gettysburg College, as well as use social media and other strategies of to leverage technology;
  • demonstrate a high level of involvement in the personal, academic development and health and welfare of student-athletes;
  • provide support to the office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations with fundraising efforts and alumni activities;
  • additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.


Qualifications: The successful candidate will:

  • have earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree is preferred;
  • one to three years of successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred;
  • a strong foundation of the rules of basketball as a player or coach and a full appreciation and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred;
  • ability to work effectively in the environment of an academically demanding liberal arts institution and abide by all NCAA Division III, Centennial Conference and institutional policies;
  • knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn, technology applications (i.e.: film breakdown, exchange) applicable to the position;
  • maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record in accordance with all institutional policies;


Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.  Compensation includes an annual salary, medical, dental and vision insurance.


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

Applicant Information:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references through our on-line system:  For full consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, August 10, 2018

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