Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Cornell University

School: Cornell University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

Student and Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. We provide support and services to roughly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on multiple campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of physical and outdoor education, recreational services, intramural sports and intercollegiate athletic competition, plus Wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.

The Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball assists with team and player development and training, practice planning, evaluation of athlete performances, and recommendations to the head coach regarding participation in competitions. This position also supports the identification, evaluation, and ongoing recruitment of prospective athletes, as well as assume on- and off-campus recruiting responsibilities. Coaches are expected to support the team and players to thrive academically, and to integrate athletes with university and department services. The Assistant Coach participates in scheduling, planning and travel arrangements. Additional duties include researching and recommending equipment purchases, communication with alumni and friends of the program, and assisting with fundraising for program.

Currently searching for one Assistant Coach position but may have additional opportunities. This position may range from 10-12 months per year, but is full-time and benefits eligible. Starting salary range is $62,500-$100,000 for this position; final offer will depend on relevant experience, skills, and qualifications. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

While position responsibilities vary, every member of our community is expected to foster a culture of belonging and a psychologically healthy work environment by communicating across differences; being cooperative, collaborative, open, and welcoming; showing respect, compassion, and empathy; engaging and supporting others regardless of background or perspective; speaking up when others are being excluded or treated inappropriately; and supporting work/life integration of oneself and others.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of relevant basketball experience (coaching or competitive collegiate playing) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven success and potential in coaching, recruiting and developing student-athletes.
  • Highly motivated with an outstanding work ethic and a relentless recruiter.
  • Knowledgeable of NCAA rules.
  • Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
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