Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Berry College
Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time, 10-month position of head men’s basketball coach with additional administrative responsibilities to be assigned depending on the successful candidates skills set and experiences. Located midway between Atlanta, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., on a 26,000-acre campus just north of Rome, Ga., Berry is an independent, co-educational, liberal arts college with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Berry challenges students to embrace a firsthand educational experience that complements challenging academic programs with opportunities for meaningful student work experiences, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others. This is a unique opportunity to create a program grounded in the mission of the college that incorporates an integrated education of the head, the heart, and the hands.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the successful candidate will be responsible for the organization, supervision and administration of an NCAA Division III intercollegiate men’s basketball program. The candidate will demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education, Division III athletics and an appreciation for and commitment to NCAA, Southern Athletic Association (SAA) and institutional culture. The candidate should possess good communication skills, strong leadership and mentoring abilities, and the ability to create a culture that is both disciplined and caring. Others duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, budget management, practice and game preparation/management, scheduling, compliance, public relations, alumni communication, staff supervision, fundraising, equipment management, recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and a commitment to the student-athlete’s academic progress and degree completion. Along with coaching responsibilities, the candidate will be assigned administrative responsibilities in the Department of Athletics. The ideal candidate will have experience in creating campus and community support for a basketball program and its athletes in addition to strengthening a program within a highly successful athletic program.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: HMBC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. Starting date is negotiable. Berry College is an equal opportunity employer. For ADA Accommodations please contact our ADA Coordinator VTTY 706-233-4062.