Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator – University of Vermont

School: University of Vermont
Position: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: America East
The University of Vermont is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator within our Women’s Basketball program. Manage all operations and logistical areas of recruiting qualified student-athletes. This includes maintenance of the team recruiting database, assists with developing recruiting strategies, planning and executing the annual recruiting calendar, and coordinating all visits. Oversee the recruitment process and work with other internal units (e.g. Compliance, Travel, Business & Finance, etc.) to manage all recruiting operations for the Women’s Basketball program.

Assist with on-court coaching and player development for the basketball program. Works closely with the head coach and staff, in the overall direction of a successful Division I basketball program.
The candidate must be committed to the student-athlete’s academic, personal, and athletic growth and development. Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator will be asked to bring a relentless work ethic and attention to detail to the position while being an accessible and reliable member in the Vermont Women’s Basketball program. Attend CPR and other safety classes arranged by Athletics and receive certification. Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned. Adhere to all NCAA, America East and the University of Vermont rules and regulations.Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties):

  • Oversee all aspects of the Women’s Basketball recruiting operations. Responsible for maintaining the team’s recruiting database – ensure entries are correct, entered in a timely fashion, monitor number of contacts and evaluations from coaching staff, and resolve any questions or issues that arise.
  • Assist the coaching staff in the evaluation of prospective recruits, which includes producing regular prospect evaluation reports and close monitoring of prospects through scouting service reports and web-based content.
  • Organize and execute the correspondence with and outreach to prospective student-athletes. Plan and execute the Recruiting Calendar tool which records and memorializes our interactions with potential recruits (Mail, video, graphics, social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Coordinate and plan all on-campus visits for prospective student-athletes and their families (itineraries, travel, hotels, hosts, meals, comp tickets, and meetings with coaches and Campus staff). This position will provide introduction to all campus and athletics facilities and answer campus and student-life related inquiries.
  • Together with the whole coaching staff, this position will work to strategize best recruiting based on in-person, on-campus interactions with all visiting prospective student-athletes.
  • Oversees maintenance of files, database and reporting for area of responsibility.
  • Position will coordinate record keeping for all unofficial and official visits for NCAA compliance purposes and recruiting quality control. Monitor NCAA legislation changes and work collaboratively with staff to educate coaching staff and visiting prospects regarding new NCAA recruiting legislation.
  • Ensure all team recruiting activities are in compliance with NCAA & America East regulations. Complete and submit all required paperwork related to recruitment activities (e.g. Official Visits forms, expense reports, waivers, etc.).
  • Use expert technical knowledge of the sport of Women’s Basketball to assist in the development and coaching of a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes.
  • Participate in team and individual player development through practices, film study, and in-game instruction.
  • Assist with the preparation of scouts, and game preps during season for preparation opponents.
  • Assist with all UVM basketball student-athletes once they have arrived and settled on campus to integrate with basketball and academic requirements.

    Required Qualifications
    • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • 2-4 years of successful collegiate experience, preferably at the Division I level
    • Able to form and maintain relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds
    • Able to communicate effectively on different platforms (zoom, phone, public speaking)
    • A strong work ethic with excellent attention to detail
    • Able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, change direction quickly and prioritize tasks based on the needs of the program
    • Be a self-starter and take initiative
    • A record of integrity and leadership
    • A demonstrated commitment to issues of social justice and diversity
    • A commitment to the academic success and graduation of student-athletes
    • Candidates must be able to travel extensively
    • Experience with or ability to learn MAC Interface, Synergy software, ARMS, JustPlay, Microsoft Office Suites and digital design
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