Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Seattle University

School: Seattle University
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000 - $62,500
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: WAC

Seattle University is a highly selective, independent, Catholic, Jesuit institution adjacent to downtown Seattle, and is seeking a dynamic and proven athletics department professional to serve as its Assistant Coach for Men’s Basketball.

Located on Capitol Hill, one of Seattle’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Seattle University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and currently enrolls more than 7,400 graduate and undergraduate students within nine schools and colleges. Seattle University is among the most diverse independent universities in the West: 40 percent of its students are from ethnically diverse backgrounds and students come from 77 nations and all 50 states.

The university’s athletic program fields 20 Division I intercollegiate teams (9 men’s and 11 women’s) and is comprised of more than 350 student athletes.  The Redhawks, Seattle University’s athletic teams, compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in all sports and have an excellent track record of achievement both on the field and court and in the classroom.  Position Summary

Reporting to the Head Basketball Coach, this position assists with planning and implementing a successful and well-rounded intercollegiate basketball program to include the holistic development of the individual student-athletes.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assume the primary lead with respect to the coordination of the recruitment of prospective high school and community college student-athletes. Recruit off-campus (evaluations and home visits).
  • Coordinate campus visits for potential student-athletes. Insure program compliance and reporting relative to recruitment activities.
  • Assist head coach in practice planning and execution and player instruction.
  • Assist head coach in game planning and provide scouting reports as assigned.
  • Provide secondary assistance to academic support team in ensuring academic and campus life success of basketball student-athletes.
  • Coordinate youth skills camps. Assist in fundraising for travel and program enhancement. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years recruiting experience at the four-year level. Preferably NCAA Division I or Division II OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Successful candidate must have a knowledge of, and commitment to, NCAA rules and guidelines, and will be required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Exam, annually.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, any athletics conference Seattle University may join, and other established bodies that govern or oversee intercollegiate athletics. In the event Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of these organizations’ constitutions, bylaws, rules or regulations may have taken place, Employee shall promptly report the same to the Assistant Director for Compliance and Rules Education at the University. Employee shall cooperate fully and completely with any investigation of any alleged violation, whether such investigation is conducted by the University, NCAA or any other duly authorized agency or individual.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with three to five years’ experience in recruiting and scheduling at the NCAA Division I level. Possess demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal and external constituencies for the purpose of advancing the program.
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