Head Men’s Basketball Coach – University of Maine Augusta

School: University of Maine Augusta
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Salary: A typical salary is $8,500 total for the appointment period (July 1, 2020 through May 1, 2021).
Organization: USCAA

Search Extended (May 13, 2020)


The University of Maine Augusta is seeking applicants for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach.  This is a part-time, ten-month, temporary appointment beginning on July 1, 2020.  This appointment will end on May 1, 2021.

Duties include:

  • Coaching Men’s Basketball; planning and directing practice and games
  • Actively recruiting student athletes and recommending candidates for scholarships
  • Transporting players and support staff to games
  • Actively monitoring the academic progress of student athletes; supporting their academic success by engaging them in weekly study halls during the season and facilitating referrals to other student support resources
  • Ensuring compliance with all safety protocols, departmental policies, and University policies
  • Maintaining flexibility in a work schedule that will include days, evenings, and weekends, as needed.

Salary:  A typical salary is $8,500 total for the appointment period (July 1, 2020 through May 1, 2021).

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.

UMA is the third largest public university in Maine.  In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state.  With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Ability to recruit student athletes
  • Ability to organize and supervise students
  • Ability to teach basketball and make it a positive educational experience
  • Demonstrated basketball coaching experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to be approved to operate a University vehicle and transport others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching at the University level
  • Experience fostering the personal growth and development of student athletes
  • Experience fostering the academic development of student athletes
Applicant Information:

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