Coach II/Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Student-Athlete Development Coordinator – Monroe College

School: Monroe College
Position: Coach II/Head Women's Basketball Coach and Student-Athlete Development Coordinator - Monore College
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NJCAA
Level: Division II

The head women’s basketball coach and student-athlete development coordinator will plan, build, budget, and execute a holistic student-athlete development plan for student-athletes in order to provide a well-rounded Monroe Community College experience and prepare student-athletes for success at MCC and after they leave MCC. The head coach, under the general direction/supervision of the Athletic Director, is responsible for planning and administering a comprehensive NJCAA Division II women’s basketball scholarship program and related activities including coaching an athletic team and performing other duties directly related to this position as outlined below.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities: 

Student-Athlete Development:

  • Plan, implement, and facilitate a holistic student-athlete development program including but not limited to: transitioning to life as an MCC student-athlete, personal development, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, mental health and wellness, relationship violence prevention, title IX sexual assault/violence training
  • Create and advise student-athlete leadership group
  • Develop and facilitate student-athlete orientation program in collaboration with college orientation program
  • Student-athlete resource referral for tutoring, support services, and transferring
  • Coordinate all community service opportunities for teams
  • Assist with departmental special events including but not limited to: regional and national tournaments, athletic banquet, hall of fame, admissions, and orientation

Head Coach:

  • Program management
  • Conduct team tryouts, plan and schedule regular practice sessions, prepare effective team strategy for formal contests, evaluate team and individual performances, coordinate an effective in and out-of-season player conditioning program
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents/departments through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks; (b) respect for the competencies of others; (c) appropriate conflict resolution
  • Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of the NJCAA.
  • Exhibit good writing and speaking abilities
  • Manage team supplies, budget, and fundraising
  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor the team budget, closely supervise the issuance and usage of team supplies and equipment, maintain accurate equipment inventory
  • Project accurate recruiting, travel, equipment, and supply needs as requested, submit timely requests for each
  • Develop and coordinate all aspects of fundraising to support program.
  • Advise student-athletes
  • Demonstrate a high level involvement in the personal and academic development of student-athletes through the support of the department’s academic and personal development programs serving student-athletes
  • Provide strong leadership in the personal development of student-athletes as demonstrated by high standards of behavior and good public speaking skills of all team members
  • Recruit high quality athletes capable of performing at the NJCAA level
  • Recruit athletes capable of academically succeeding at MCC
  • Cultivate good rapport with MCC Admission and Financial Aid offices
  • Establish and cultivate a positive relationship with alumni

Secondary Functions:

  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the director of athletics
  • Serves as game day site supervisor for assigned events

MCC Expectations:

  • Leads, supervises, coordinates, and evaluates any direct reports, departments, and programs-adhering to appropriate College procedures
  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Works effectively within SUNY as part of a state system
  • Commitment to professional growth


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • 3-5 years successful coaching experience with a proven track record
  • Demonstrated successful recruiting experience of academically successful student-athletes
  • Proficient with technology applications applicable to the position, including scheduling software
  • Demonstrated organizational and management ability
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Knowledge of NJCAA/NCAA rules and regulations
  • Must be available to travel, some overnight possibilities, maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to secure and maintain College certification to drive College vehicles
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays as program schedule dictates

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Head coaching experience
  • College coaching experience
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse constituencies to support an inclusive campus environment
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college


Applicant Information:

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