Head Women’s Basketball Coach / Associate Athletic Director – College of Mount Saint Vincent – Full-time

School: College of Mount Saint Vincent
Position: Head Women's Basketball Coach / Associate Athletic Director
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: Skyline

The Department of Athletics seeks to provide a student’s education that extends beyond knowledge, skills and preparation for work. We seek the development of the whole person. In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Department of Athletics believes that building relationships and respect for others will lead to team unity, cohesiveness, confidence and better human relations.  We seek to foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.

The Associate Athletic Director/Head Women’s Basketball Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics & Recreation and is responsible for managing multiple department administrative operations. The Associate Athletic Director/Head Women’s Basketball Coach serves as a member of the senior management team within the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities: Associate Athletic Director

  • Responsible for collaborating with Athletics team members on all facets of sports administration for CMSV’s 14 varsity athletics programs
  • Primary sports supervisor for several programs – Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Volleyball, Women’s Swimming, Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Lacrosse. This includes the supervision of two Assistant Athletic Directors in their auxiliary functions as AD for Fitness and Recreation and AD for Business Operations
  • Lead in the creation, execution, and metrics of success for seven varsity program’s vision planning, strategy and ongoing assessment efforts, in collaboration with each head coach
  • Recruits, supervises, and evaluates head coaches. Assists head coaches in the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of assistant and volunteer coaches
  • Monitors budget and NCAA compliance for assigned seven varsity teams
  • Works with the head coaches to create and manage an environment of academic and competitive success
  • Conducts student athlete surveys and exit interviews to collect and assess the program culture, mission, and goals
  • Defines fundraising initiatives for teams
  • Summarizes and reports to the Director of Athletics, Dean of Students, Provost, and President on all team responsibilities, activities, and progress
  • Partners with the Associate Athletic Director/Head Men’s Basketball Coach to oversee the administration of Game Day Manager responsibilities shared between all Associate Athletic Directors and Assistant Athletic Directors
  • Partners with the Associate Athletic Director/Head Men’s Basketball Coach to oversee the Athletic Department student worker program. Responsible for hiring, punch-time approval, and game day event scheduling of student workers
  • Primary point of contact for Game Day Events of supervised sports and Women’s Basketball
  • Supervises intern or graduate assistant in completing all contracts for approved Athletic Events pertaining to supervised sports and Women’s Basketball
  • Proactively builds and maintains positive and collaborative working relationships with colleagues across campus to enhance the Athletic Department
  • Participates in professional education and peer networking opportunities; stays current on trends in the areas of responsibility

Responsibilities: Head Women’s Basketball Coach

  • Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program including, recruitment, retention, academic support, practice preparation, game strategy, alumnae development, fundraising, and community service
  • Expected to recruit student athletes who meet the College’s admissions requirements and the number of recruited student athletes will be reviewed annually by the Director of Athletics
  • Coordinates and outlines a complete recruiting agenda to identify quality student athletes. This should include names of players, high school visits, coaching contacts, personal contacts, attendance at showcases and tournaments, telephone and email contacts, and campus visits
  • Achieves a high level of competence in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions
  • Demonstrates a sincere interest in the social, emotional, and academic development of student athletes
  • Mandatory attendance at all admissions events and scheduled orientations
  • Ensures compliance with all College, Skyline Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Collaborates with the Associate Director for Sports Information for the positive promotion of the Women’s Basketball program including individual and team statistics, media guides, reports to the Skyline Conference/NCAA, individual recognition, and website updates
  • Ensures Department and College regulations are understood by and complied with by student athletes and coaching staff
  • Works closely with the Athletic Department and the Department of Institutional Advancement in any fundraising activities that will directly impact the Women’s Basketball program or the Department of Athletics in general
  • Represents the College at Skyline Conference and NCAA meetings pertaining to the Women’s Basketball program
  • Coordinates a minimum of two community outreach projects for the promotion of Mount athletics
  • Coordinates all game and practice schedule as well as team travel activities
  • Contributes to the maintenance of good working relationships within the Department of Athletics and with the rest of the College community
  • Develops an annual operating budget including the purchase of equipment/uniforms, travel arrangements, officiant payments, and team meals
  • Displays a commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as per the NCAA Constitution
  • Achieves competitive results that demonstrate athletic and educational excellence
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation

Qualifications and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Current CPR / AED certification
  • Minimum of two years’ experience coaching at the collegiate level
  • Progressive experience in athletics administration
  • Strong knowledge of NCAA rules, regulations and recruiting practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license with proven driving record in good standing
  • Availability on weekends and nights are essential
Applicant Information:

All qualified applicants are subject to a background check as part of the final approval process. Applicants must include a letter of application, resume and contact information for at least three references. Please send all application materials by email to [email protected].

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Link: https://mountsaintvincent.edu/campus-life/campus-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities/associate-athletic-directorhead-womens-basketball-coach/
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