Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – University of Colorado – Colorado Springs

School: University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: RMAC

Assistant coach for the varsity men’s basketball team for intercollegiate competition at a nationally competitive level.

  • Coaching
    • Train varsity men’s basketball team for intercollegiate competition at a nationally competitive level.
    • Assist the head coach in developing and implementing game plans.
    • Maintain and increase knowledge of men’s basketball training and coaching techniques.
    • Supervise the training, development, and placement of staff personnel.
  • Recruiting
    • Evaluate prospective student-athletes.
    • Develop and maintain correspondence for prospective student-athletes.
    • Schedule, coordinate and supervise official and unofficial visits of prospective student-athletes.
  • Academics
    • Monitor academic performance of student-athletes.
    • Counsel student-athletes.
    • Ensure compliance with all UCCS and NCAA regulations regarding academic eligibility requirements.
  • Scheduling
    • Assist head coach with planning and coordinating Division II schedule within NCAA, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and institutional guidelines.
    • Assist head coach with planning and coordinating team travel and lodging.

Job Competencies:

  • Knowledge of basketball training and coaching techniques.
  • Understanding of, or ability to learn, the NCAA forms and compliance requirements.

Work Location: On-Site

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

What We Offer

Salary Range: Generally starting at $36,000- $40,000

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers excellent benefits, some of which include:

  • Medical insurance, with the lowest cost option being $0 to the employee
  • Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick time accruals (14.67 hours of vacation and 10 hours of sick accrued per month, prorated if part-time)
  • Mandatory retirement plans. Employees contribute 5% of their annual compensation. CU doubles that and contributes 10%
  • Tuition Assistant Benefit available to you or a dependent
  • Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of employment
  • Off Campus Housing Resources

This position is dependent on the availability of auxiliary revenues funding.

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by April 7th, 2023. However, this posting will remain open until filled.
  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be the week of April 10th, 2023.
  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be the week of April 17th, 2023.
  • The potential employee start date is June 1st, 2023.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.




Please note that while the position details both required qualifications as well as preferred qualifications below, we want applicants to be aware that they do not need to have all of the preferred qualifications to be considered for this position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, have passion for the work, along with experience in a related field, you are encouraged to apply. We encourage on-the-job training for any additional skills or knowledge that become relevant to the position.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Coaching experience at the college or high school level
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations in a multi-cultural environment that is committed to diversity and equality in education.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Requirements:

  • Head Coaching experience at the NCAA Division II level
  • Proven ability to motivate the scholar athlete to perform in the classroom and playing field.
Applicant Information:

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