Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Southern Arkansas University

School: Southern Arkansas University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

The responsibilities of the assistant coach are to support the head coach in all phases of a highly competitive program including but not limited to: recruiting and retention of student athletes; practice and game preparation; academic monitoring and mentoring; team travel; public relations and fundraising; administration of summer camps; commitment to full compliance of the University, NCAA and GAC regulations. Additionally, the candidate will fulfill a secondary duty as Life Skills Coordinator and coordinate community service engagements for Mulerider Athletics within the Magnolia community.


Qualifications: bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred; demonstrate evidence of successful experience in coaching; record of success in collegiate and/or interscholastic basketball coaching; effective communication, excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail; interpersonal skills and commitment to total success of students.  All SAU employees are expected to demonstrate excellence in interpersonal behaviors and be committed to effective collaboration with colleagues.

Applicant Information:

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for five (5) persons who may be contacted as references to: The Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753-9288 or [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, review begins immediately.  For additional information see  Applicants must show proof of U. S. employment eligibility.  Non-listed references may be contacted. SAU is an AA/EEO and encourages applications from women and underrepresented populations.

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