Assistant Coach – Prairie State College – Part-time

School: Prairie State College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NJCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Illinois Skyway Conference

The Assistant Coach is responsible for providing assistance with the development and operation of the women’s basketball program. The Assistant Coach will assist in leadership, direction and guidance efforts for the entire program.

Essential Responsibilities

1. Contribute to the organization of the total program and provide support and cooperation to all levels of sports at Prairie State College.
2. Assist with the recruitment of student-athletes and provide direct assistance to academic achievement related matters.
3. Demonstrate an adequate understanding of by-laws and regulations as defined by the Illinois Skyway Conference and the NJCAA, including rules and rule changes.
4. Demonstrate professionalism in all dealings with student-athletes, parents, staff members, administration, media and the public.
5. Show a willingness to work within the confines and limitations of an intercollegiate athletic program.
6. Contribute to the organization and development of related clinics and workshops conducted by the athletic department.
7. Assist with the development of a record keeping system for basketball and affiliated programs.
8. Preform affiliated duties assigned, as deemed appropriate by the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, in addition to the delineated responsibilities.
9. Represent the College in national and regional coaching associations and organizations affiliated with the program.
10. Responsible for obtaining Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to assist athletic department in providing transportation to and from contests.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Previous coaching experience as a head coach or assistant coach in a college/university or high school setting.
3. Ability to assist in recruitment of student-athletes and operate under NJCAA by-laws and regulations.
4. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills necessary to interface with students, faculty and general public.
5. Experience working with a culturally diverse student population.
6. Must possess a valid driver’s license, as providing transportation to and from contests, via the use of Prairie State College vehicles, is required.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Two years head coaching experience at an institution of higher learning.
2. Evidence of organizational abilities to conduct athletic related clinics and workshops.

Applicant Information:

All applications must be submitted electronically through the Prairie State College website.

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