Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Converse University

School: Converse University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

Reporting to the Director of Athletics and managed by Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Converse University, the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach implement and help manage all phases of a competitive Women’s Basketball program in accordance with NCAA, Conference and Converse University regulations through a courteous, helpful, unbiased and professional manner.


The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach helps provide overall management, guidance, and strategy development for the Women’s Basketball program. They will be help implement and manage all phases of a competitive Division II program in accordance with NCAA, Conference and Converse University regulations.

Recruiting – (35%)

  • Assist in recruiting quality student-athletes by means of personal contact and correspondence, evaluating ability in person or by video, and on-campus visits.
  • Assist in recruiting student-athletes to maintain expected squad size.
  • Work closely with the Director of Compliance, Admissions Office, and Financial Aid in recruiting process.
  • Build a database of all prospects including high school, junior college, and transfers.
  • Respond to all inquiries received
  • Proactive in building recruiting schedules in the summer, fall, and spring
  • Overseeing official and unofficial visits, including all paperwork associated with the visits
  • Respond to texts, phone calls, and emails to recruits immediately

Team Management – (30%)

  • Assist in providing leadership and direction, as well as to the individual needs of the team members.
  • Assist in leading individual training sessions.
  • Assist Head Coach in monitoring study hall of student-athletes.
  • Work toward team unity as well as the general unity of the University.
  • Assist the Head Coach in providing regular support and direction to student-athletes.
  • Make retention of student-athletes a goal and priority.
  • Assist in managing social media accounts.
  • Assist Head Coach in promoting, as well as monitor, the physical, emotional and social welfare of student-athletes.
  • Assist the Head Coach in planning and implementing procedures for home and away contests (food, travel, cash requests).

Program Management – (20%)

  • Assist the Head Coach in conducting maintenance of physical equipment and resources. ● Assist the Head Coach in maintaining inventory of uniforms, supplies, equipment, etc. ● Assist the Head Coach in maintaining a complete inventory of all equipment and uniforms pertaining to the sport.
  • Reports on needs and maintenance of facilities and equipment to the athletics administration. ● Oversee all synergy and HUDL uploads, downloads, and film exchange

Community (10%)

  • Assist the Head Coach in creating and cultivate professional relationships with the community to build both recruiting and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Assist the Head Coach in building and fostering relationships with local, regional, and national high schools.
  • Assist the Head Coach in scheduling and participating in community service with staff and student-athletes.
  • Assist the Head Coach in developing and implementing team fundraisers.
  • Assist the Head Coach in participating in department fundraisers.
  • Assist the Head Coach in developing and implementing an annual summer camp(s)/clinic(s).
  • Represent Converse University at conferences and events as needed.
  • Collaborates with other areas on team goals as needed.
  • Attend departmental staff meetings, clinics, workshops, etc.
  • Attend campus-wide staff meetings

Team Work – (5%)

  • Ensure compliance with Title IX and other University policies & procedures. ● Understand the University’s policies and procedures and exercise judgment accordingly. Assure that University and student information is handled in a confidential and ethical manner. ● Participate on campus, conference, and NCAA committees, if applicable.

Other Duties – (5%)

  • Assume game day management duties as necessary.
  • Fulfills commitments to all additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics/Administration/Head Women’s Basketball Coach which may include administrative responsibilities.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Commitment to liberal arts education
  • Compliance with the University’s Service Expectations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of intercollegiate coaching experience


  • Promotes the mission of the institution to all faculty, staff, students and community at large.
  • Excellent human relations, communication and organization skills.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge base of athletic conditioning and team training and safety.
  • Ability to think critically and provide options for sound solutions.
  • Ability to manage complex tasks and individuals.
  • Well-grounded philosophy of honesty, integrity and respect.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various constituents including both internal to the organization and with the public.
  • Ability to work with and engage a diverse group of people.
  • Ability to work independently yet value and support a team-based environment.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and positive attitude.
  • A strong work ethic and be flexible.
  • Genuine concern for student’s development and well-being.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make value judgments, which may set new policy.
  • Ability to schedule and organize workflow and coordinate efforts among and between different functional areas.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with poise under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Ability to exhibit a high degree of tact, energy, and resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations and people.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle extremely confidential information.
  • Ability to meet various reporting deadlines throughout the year.
  • Administer and direct all aspects of the program.
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all applicable NCAA, conference, department and University regulations that relate to recruiting, daily program management, operation of the individual sport and general success of the program.

GUIDELINES AND SUPERVISION: Reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, the Assistant Women’s Basketball position is responsible for assisting in all teaching and instruction provided to student-athletes. Each of these functions entails decision-making that requires discretion and a significant degree of independent judgment. Requires significant influence and communication with leadership. Problems faced are frequently complex and multidimensional, requiring broad-based consideration of variables that impact multiple areas of the organization.

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