Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach –Loras College

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

Performs basketball coaching and management activities, including recruitment of student-athletes in a National Collegiate Athletic Association–Division III intercollegiate basketball program.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Assists in developing and implementing a sound and effective basketball philosophy.
  • Participates in the identification, evaluation and recruitment of potential basketball student-athletes.
  • Prepares scouting reports and game plans.
  • Analyzes opponents and Loras personnel on film.
  • Monitors student-athletes in classroom and on the field.
  • Monitors the academic progress of assigned basketball student-athletes in the program.
  • Coordinates the physical development of each student-athlete through appropriate condition, strength and practice sessions.
  • Advises and counsels student-athletes academically, athletically and socially.
  • Assists in designing, implementing and supervising strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes in all varsity/recreation programs of the College.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.



Competency Statement(s)

  • Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Competitiveness – Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects.
  • Conflict Resolution – Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
  • Diversity Oriented – Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Enthusiastic – Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Goal Oriented – Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
  • Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  • Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Team Builder – Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any field. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience: One to two years related experience.



Other Requirements: Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of collegiate basketball. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association–Division III and the American Rivers Conference as they pertain to collegiate basketball preferred. Coaching and playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Demonstrated success in coaching basketball and recruiting quality student-athletes. Also must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the techniques, fundamentals and drills associated with basketball. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superior, colleagues, student-athletes and subordinates. Ability to analyze strengths and weaknesses of the basketball program and develop problem-solving solutions. Possess high energy level, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude. Good organizational and communication skills. Ability to represent the philosophy of Loras College to alumni, members of the Loras community, the media and prospective students.


The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

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