Head Basketball Coach – Shenandoah University – Full-time
Shenandoah University’s Athletic Department is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Shenandoah University is responsible for managing and leading all aspects of a competitive Division III men’s basketball program. The university and athletic department will be transitioning to a new Athletics & Events Center in 2018 making this a very dynamic time for the basketball program. The candidate must adhere to the University and athletic mission, having academically successful student-athletes, and providing a quality student-athlete experience. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the Division III philosophy of athletics. The candidate should possess outstanding communication skills, strong leadership and mentoring abilities and the ability to create a culture of care and discipline. Excellence in on-court teaching, coaching and player development, highly effective recruiting skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work within the University and athletics mission to provide a competitive, unique, and positive collegiate athletic experience for student-athletes. Instruct student-athletes in individual and team skills. Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes within the scope of ODAC, NCAA, and university guidelines. Monitor team and individual academic success and degree completion. Maintain a program compliant with NCAA, ODAC, and University rules and guidelines. Build, develop, and maintain contacts and relations with athletic alumni. All necessary administrative responsibilities for the program – budget management and scheduling, Coordinate and supervise a full-time assistant coach. Other related duties including a secondary assignment will be required.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s degree preferred; minimum 3 years of collegiate coaching experience.
Click HERE to apply for this position. Once there, click on the “Head Men’s Basketball Coach” job title written in blue under the heading “Latest Job Listings” on the left side of that screen; then click one of the “Resume/CV” button choices in the “Apply” box at the bottom of the posting to input your information. If this is the first time you will have applied to a Shenandoah University position using this new process, please choose the “New” option and be prepared to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references during the process.