Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Northern Michigan University

School: Northern Michigan University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: GLIAC

Required Minimum Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated successful basketball coaching experience as a head coach or assistant coach at the professional level, NCAA Division I, II or III level, or as a head coach at the NAIA, junior college or high school level.
  • No prior involvement with NCAA major rules violations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of student athletes.
  • On- and off-campus recruitment of student athletes.

Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required.


  • Knowledge of NCAA and conference compliance rules.
  • Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.


  • Instructing-Teaching others how to do something.
  • Oral and Written Communication-Active listening, speaking, and writing which ensures comprehension and understanding in both the speaker and target audience.
  • Time Management-Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


  • The ability to organize effectively.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to come up with unusual or original ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
  • The ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationship with student athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, college faculty and staff, alumni, professional colleagues, and the general public.
  • The ability to actively look for ways to help people.
  • Expertise with video editing systems.
  • The ability to work effectively under stressful and high-pressure situations.
  • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Applicant Information:

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Link: https://employme.nmu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52187
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