Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Millersville University

School: Millersville University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: PSAC
Assist Head Coach in performing any or all duties related to recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, advising student athletes in academic matters related to enrollment and educational progress, generating revenue and other assigned duties. Contract renewed on annual basis.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications
  • Successful NCAA collegiate playing and/or coaching experience.
  • Knowledge of basketball strategies to assist with preparation and implementation of teaching offensive and defensive concepts.
  • Experience in leading basketball skill development.
  • Knowledge of or experience in monitoring academics.
  • Knowledge of or experience recruiting.
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Commitment to academic excellence of students.
  • Commitment to the athletic excellence of students.
  • Evidence of complying fully with association and conference
  • Ability to work with student-athletes of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups.
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.
Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • Planning & implementing basketball camps and clinics.


Job Description
  • Advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.
  • Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.
  • Recruit student-athletes.
  • Inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.
  • Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.
  • Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.
  • Cooperate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
  • Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.
  • Attend all team practices and home and away contests.
  • Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.
  • Assume responsibility to student-athlete compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Assist the Head Coach and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in resolving cases where a student-athlete violates an applicable regulation.
  • Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.
  • Ensure student-athletes participation in NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills programs.
  • Assist the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in fund-raising activities in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreements for non-faculty coaches.
  • Submit monthly work schedules to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and comply with Schedule once approved.
  • Attend appropriate Athletic departmental staff meetings.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Essential Functions
  • Indoor facilities.
  • Understanding of written directions.
  • Extensive writing skills (prepare and organize complex documents)
  • Extensive verbal communication skills (provide information and assistance regularly).
  • Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to drive university vehicles.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.
Applicant Information:

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