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Job Details: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Job Title:

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start Date:

May 2020

Contract:

10-month

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level. Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting. Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.

Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY: Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the women’s basketball program.

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in developing and executing recruitment of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
  • Attend and instruct during all games, practices, weightlifting sessions, conditioning sessions, and individual workouts.
  • Develop and implement an academic monitoring system of all student-athletes.
  • Organize and carry out film exchanges through Game Tape Exchange.
  • Organization and burning of game film for opponents and head coach.
  • Develop and implement a strength program.
  • Monitoring the student-athletes’ growth within the strength program.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Liaison for the program with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Equipment and gear maintenance.
  • Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible manner.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head WBB Coach or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

OPSU Human Resources