Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach – Paul Smith’s College

School: Paul Smith’s College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: USCAA

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach will assists the Head Coach with the duties of developing and managing a successful Basketball program at Paul Smith’s College.  This is a part-time, seasonal position, approximately October 1 – March 1; other dates as requested.

Essential Functions

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of an effective program to identify student-athlete prospects for the Basketball program;
  • Assists with recruiting activities to include attendance and participation in Open Houses and Orientation which adheres to College and USCAA policies and procedures;
  • Provides effective supervision of Basketball student-athletes in the practice areas, competition and life management, including travel;
  • Assists in maintaining a system to provide accurate records regarding individual and team performance for the college, regional and national conferences;
  • Assists in the coordination of team travel and similar responsibilities for out-of-town Basketball matches;
  • Assists head coach in recruiting efforts for program;
  • Actively participates in the Student – Athlete Recognition Event;
  • Serves as a role model for student athletes;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree;
  • Minimum of two years experience coaching, preferably on the college level;
  • Working knowledge of rules and strategies related to intercollegiate Basketball;
  • Effective planning and organizational skills;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with student athletes, faculty, staff and the community;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with cooperatively with faculty, staff, student and constituent groups outside the college to support the continued enhancements and development of the men’s  Basketball program;
  • Ability to develop an organized program of training to ensure success in intercollegiate Basketball completion;
  • Ability to provide leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance;
  • Possesses, or is willing to obtain current CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Is willing to work evenings and weekends
  • Possesses valid NY driver’s license, and has a motor vehicle record that meets the College’s approved driver standard.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in recruitment and team management of an intercollegiate athletic program;
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