Assistant Coach (Women’s Varsity Reserve Basketball) – Peru State College

School: Peru State College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: Salary $41,026. Excellent benefit package. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Organization: NAIA

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:  Principle duties include serving as the varsity reserve coach to include practice and skill development sessions and will have some responsibilities with the varsity program. Will assist the head coach in scouting, talent assessment and recruiting to reach optimal roster numbers. Will help monitor and support the academic success and retention of student-athletes. Will provide training, direction, and encouragement in preparation of student-athletes in teambuilding, team strategy, and sportsmanship. Will analyze player performance and instruct student athletes in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition. The Assistant Coach will be expected to be a positive role model for student-athletes and have a commitment to the College’s mission and values. Other duties may be assigned by the head coach (i.e. assisting in arranging community service activities for the team, assisting with fundraising, planning of camps, and participating in Champions of Character initiatives). This position is exempt with regard to FLSA overtime provisions.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in physical education, recreation, health, or related field plus coaching experience required, master’s degree preferred.  Must have knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations.   Should have the ability to work in an environment where the education, welfare, and graduation of student-athletes receive primary emphasis and be able to work effectively with a diverse student population, many of whom are first generation college students. Prior playing experience is preferred. Strong communication, administrative and organizational skills strongly preferred.

Applicant Information:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply at  Submit employment application, cover letter and resume.


This position is subject to veteran’s preference. This position is covered by the NSCPA bargaining unit.


Offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory results of a criminal background check including credit check. Current valid driver’s license is required.


General Information: Peru State College’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks”, an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first college, Peru State provides students of all backgrounds access to engaging educational experiences to strengthen and enrich communities, Nebraska and the world, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Peru State is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System.  For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Peru State is an equal opportunity institution. The College does not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: Ms. Eulanda Cade, Peru State College, Administration Building, Room 312, PO Box 10, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230; [email protected].

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