Head Men’s Basketball Coach – University of Illinois Springfield
|School:||University of Illinois Springfield|
|Position:||Head Men's Basketball Coach|
University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) is a member of the Great Lake Valley Conference and NCAA Division II sponsoring 17 intercollegiate sports. UIS Athletics vision is to be the premier, public NCAA DII program in the Midwest Region.
UIS Athletics operates out of the 16.2 million dollar Recreation and Athletic Center built in 2008. UIS is located in Springfield, Illinois, which is the capital city of the State of Illinois and has a population of approximately 120,000. Springfield is located in central Illinois approximately 3 and a half hours south of Chicago and 1 and a half hour northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.
University of Illinois Springfield is a campus of the world-class University of Illinois, offering innovative, high-quality liberal arts & sciences education, professional programs at undergraduate and graduate levels, and an extensive array of internships and opportunities to engage in the local community and in state government. The learning environment is intellectually rich, with an emphasis on undergraduate research, and class sizes that foster student-faculty collaboration. UIS provides students in government and public service majors with extraordinary opportunities to develop leadership skills through study and work in the living laboratory that is Illinois state government. UIS is also a national leader in the delivery of online education, and its College of Business & Management is accredited by AACSB.
The primary function of this position is to serve as the head coach of the men’s basketball team program at the University of Illinois Springfield.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year collegiate coaching experience, minimum 3 years’ coaching experience. Desired qualifications include demonstrated ability in skill instruction, practice and game plan development, academic monitoring and personal development of student-athletes, fundraising and public relations, general administrative skills including budgeting and scheduling, strong leadership skills, and knowledge and commitment to NCAA DII rules compliance. Preferences will be given to candidates with collegiate head coaching experience, collegiate recruiting coordinator, tenure of successful collegiate coaching experience with a proven record of recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with a variety of groups and individuals in a higher education environment.
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