Assistant Coach Basketball Operations – University of Illinois at Chicago

School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Position: Assistant Coach Basketball Operations
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Horizon

The UIC Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for the Assistant Coach Basketball Operations, Women’s Basketball position. This position provides day-to-day oversight of administrative & operational functions for the basketball program. This position works closely with the head coach and basketball coaching staff, in the overall direction of a successful, Division I basketball program.


Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties)

  • Assists the Head Coach in various administrative assignments.
  • Manage day to day operations of Basketball office.
  • Coordinate travel and meals for team, coaches and associated personnel.
  • Schedule meetings, practices and other team functions.
  • Manage time management plan and related software for basketball.
  • Coordinate recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.
  • Serve as liaison between basketball office and other offices in the Athletic Department (Academic Services, Facilities, Business, IT, Athletic Communications, etc.)
  • Ensures program/project mission, values, guidelines, policies & procedures are implemented & maintained.
  • Ensure technology systems are properly installed & maintained.
  • Implement strategy regarding structure, process, & staff support of students in compliance with UIC policies.
  • Coordinate pre-season housing and meal arrangements and serve as liaison with the campus constituents.
  • Coordinate basketball camps and clinics, including communication, outreach, recruitment.
  • Incorporate social media and networking into program aspects as appropriate.
  • Strengthen partnerships with external resources by defining, promoting and marketing benefits of participation and involvement to the organization.
  • Create and nurture relationships with organizations to develop a network of enthusiastic organizations engaged via active participation in the success of program.
  • Develop plans and arrange meetings, workshops, events, etc. designed to exchange information, promote research objectives, and to build internal and external relationships within UIC.
  • Coordinate programming, educational, student, alumni, workshops, meetings, etc. including speakers, agendas, etc.
  • Ensure that event details including communication, venues, presenters, travel arrangements, materials, refreshments and technology are arranged and completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Supervise part-time temporary help, including work-study students and team managers.
  • Manage special projects as assigned by the basketball coaching staff.
  • Attend CPR and other safety classes arranged by Athletics and receive certificate.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.

Job Knowledge & Skills, Education, Experience

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or Sports Management.

Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.

Five or more years of collegiate basketball playing and/or coaching experience, preferably at the

Division I level or the professional level.

Basketball knowledge, strong organizational and motivation skills, and excellent oral and written skills required.

Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.

Applicant Information:


For fullest consideration, applicants must apply and submit a cover letter, CV or resume and names of three references (names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) no later than July 2, 2021.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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