Head Men’s Basketball Coach – California State University, Northridge

School: California State University, Northridge
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Big West

Under general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Coach is responsible for the management of the Men’s Basketball program, which is an NCAA Division I program in the Big West Conference. The incumbent hires and supervises assistant coaches; oversees practice and game day coaching; identifies, evaluates, and recruits academically qualified student-athletes and monitors their academic progress.

  • Maintains a team Academic Progress Rate at or above the NCAA minimum requirements; develops a competitive schedule; and adheres to university and departmental practices relating to expenditures.
  • Cultivates and maintains effective relations with students, parents, faculty, staff, media, and friends of the university; and plays a leadership role in marketing, fundraising and revenue generation for the program, department, and University.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated coaching and recruiting experience; and/or professional league playing experience.
  • Fundraising experience is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership

  • Knowledge of and adherence to all NCAA rules, policies, and procedures pertaining to Men’s Basketball.
  • Demonstrated coaching and recruiting success at the collegiate level.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills; strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population; the ability to act as a mentor and leader.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $275,000 – $350,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

General Information

  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint clearance (LiveScan).
  • The person holding this position may be considered a ‘limited reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • Applications received through April 11, 2023, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines
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