Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Florida Memorial University

School: Florida Memorial University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA

FMU Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Head Men’s Basketball Coach to meet the goals of guiding and building an elite-level program; as well as promoting academic achievement and character of the student-athlete, fans, and within the University community.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for the overall management of FMU’s Men’s Basketball program, establishing and adhering to policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines in compliance with the policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines of all University, NAIA, State, and Federal Laws.

  • Recruit elite-level prospective student-athletes that will excel within the University framework and make successful progress toward graduation.
  • Monitor academic progress and the retention of students affiliated with the Men’s Basketball program, implementing action plans in collaboration with the Faculty Athletic Representative and Student Academic Success office.
  • Formulate an effective philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete in alignment with the University’s mission.
  • Assume responsibility for sportsmanship, conduct, and academic progress of all students and staff affiliated with the Men’s Basketball program.
  • Plan coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NAIA and Conference regulations.
  • Manage all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the Men’s Basketball program.
  • Promote the athletic program and sport through attending community events, public speaking, fundraising, revenue generation, and marketing.
  • Comply with NAIA, conference, and FMU rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Participate in institutional professional development and training. Display behavior consistent with professional ethics and FMU faculty and staff handbook.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
  • CPR and AED Certified.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average weight up to fifty (50) pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), those functions of the job which are identified as essential are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions will be given careful consideration.


  • A creative self-starter with a bachelor’s degree plus two (2) plus years of collegiate or professional coaching experience.
  • Ability to recruit and retain elite-level student-athletes.
  • Experience in intercollegiate athletic program administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Banner financial system.
  • This position will require the individual to travel and work some nights and weekends.
  • A team player that works well with others.
  • Pre-Employment screening is required: criminal background check and drug testing.

Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, if applicable.

Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/FLO1010FLM/JobBoard/cf99bce2-6b51-4c8e-
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