Head Basketball Coach – City Colleges of Chicago (Malcolm X. College)

School: City Colleges of Chicago (Malcolm X. College)
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NJCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Region IV

The Head Coach oversees an intercollegiate athletic team and provides leadership in the development and evaluation of the team and individual student-athletes. Provides dynamic, strategic and visionary leadership designed to enhance student success through the focus on an “Academics-first Agenda.”


  • Recruits student-athletes for participation in intercollegiate athletics.
  • Implements the District wide Athletic Department strategy focused on an Academics-first Agenda.
  • Assists in assuring compliance with National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rules and regulations for the specific sport.
  • Conducts well organized practices and contests.
  • Completes and maintains records and statistics for accurate, mandatory reporting to the NJCAA.
  • Collaboratively prepares and manages program budget.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Physical Education or a related field, supplemented by 4-6 years of coaching and/or collegiate/professional playing experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within a particular sport
  • Coaching Certification preferred
  • First Aid Certification preferred; Current CPR/AED Certification by the American Heart Association or the Red Cross required
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning and leadership skills required
  • Must be able to serve as a positive role model for young adults
  • Must be familiar with NJCAA rules and regulations


Coaches are hired on a season by season basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure future coaching assignments to those coaches who have had a history of successful academic and athletic team performances at City Colleges of Chicago. All coaching assignments are conditioned on sufficient team membership. Once a season starts, the Head Coach is expected to complete the season. 

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