Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach/Women’s Basketball Operations – UPIKE

School: UPIKE
Position: Men's Assistant Coach/Women’s Basketball Operations
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA

UPIKE is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach/Women’s Basketball Operations. The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coaches with the management and administration of activities related to the Men’s and Women’s basketball programs. The Operations/Assistant Coach is responsible for adhering to the University rules and policy and Appalachian Athletic Conference/NAIA rules while supporting the mission and core values of the basketball programs.



  1. Administrative duties in all phases of the program.
  2. Assist with all phases of competitive NAIA compliant recruiting.
  3. Evaluate prospective student-athletes through game, showcase, and video observation.
  4. Execute and evaluate practice and game planning, including video coordination Directly responsible for position skill development in assigned area(s).
  5. Practice planning and implementation.
  6. Assist with the direction of camps, fundraising, and other program development activities.
  7. Coordinate all travel related schedules, lodging and overnight accommodations.
  8. Serve as the NAIA Eligibility Center Coordinator as well as Champions of Character Events Coordinator.
  9. Assist new and returning students with the Admissions and Financial Aid processes.
  10. Effectively participate in daily program operations, establishment/enforcement of team rules, and communication with athletic training staff.
  11. Other duties as assigned by the head coaches.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Previous collegiate coaching experience (3-5 years) is preferred.
  • Previous experience mentoring assistant coaches/staff, junior college recruiting, and fundraising is desired.
  • Must be/remain in good standing with the University academically and judicially
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations established by the NAIA and the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Position requires a commitment to student confidentiality and may require occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to integrity, excellence, learning, and community.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts.


Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.


The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.


The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.


For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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