Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach (Second) – NJIT

School: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
Position: Assistant Coach (Second)
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Atlantic Sun

Under the direction of the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach will aid in all aspects of recruitment, training, and athletic competition of the men’s Basketball Team. This position will also operate under NCAA bylaws.

NCAA Compliance: Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA rules, regulations, bylaws, constitutions and related university rules, regulations and policies.

Coaching Activities: This function finds its incumbent providing a full array of services related to the men’s basketball team. By way of illustration and not limitation, this function:

1. Assists in organizing, preparing and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition
2. Assists in the identification and recruitment of prospective student-athletes for the men’s intercollegiate basketball program, in accordance with NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines and standards
3. Assists in scheduling all men’s intercollegiate basketball competitions
4. Provides guidance and assistance to student-athletes on a range of personal issues, as required
5. Leads, monitors and coordinates training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained
6. Recommends and submits proposed budget for the men’s intercollegiate basketball program for each upcoming season
7. Fund raises, as needed, with university Advancement to supplement additional monies for the program
8. Recommends the purchasing of equipment and uniform apparel as needed for the men’s intercollegiate basketball program
9. Provides assistance in the coordination and administration of the program as required
10. Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and to government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents and the general public

Bachelor’s Degree in a related Administrative, Business, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences discipline required
Three to five years of experience in coaching men’s basketball on the High School or collegiate level
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students required
Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty
Knowledge of applicable team or individual sport and its playing rules
Must possess the ability to foster a cooperative environment
Must be able to organize and coordinate
Must have knowledge of NCAA student-athlete academic eligibility requirements
Must have knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules
Must have the ability to understand, follow and enforce safety procedures
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

At the university’s discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

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