Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Auburn University Montgomery

School: Auburn University Montgomery
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: Gulf South

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop, coach and administer a successful NCAA DII women’s basketball program.
  • Coach individual student-athletes in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in women’s basketball.
  • Recruit and develop student-athletes who will successfully represent the institution academically, athletically and socially.
  • Attend to details to effectively act on policies necessary and appropriate for managing NCAA, Gulf South Conference and institutional related compliance.
  • Monitor and foster student-athletes’ academic success, physical and mental well-being.
  • Commitment to a positive student-athlete experience.
  • Facilitate discipline and sportsmanlike behavior at all times; establish and oversee corrective action for breach of such standards by individual student-athletes.
  • Plan and schedule a regular program of practice, strength and conditioning and competition in accordance with applicable NCAA and Gulf South Conference regulations.
  • Supervise assistant coach and other program personnel.
  • Work closely with the department staff to schedule events and facility usage.
  • Monitor the safety of conditions of the facility or area in which the assigned sport is conducted.
  • Maintain competitions in rules, rules interpretations, contest procedures, coaching techniques and general information on the aspects of the sport.
  • Administer all program budgets, travel, scheduling and purchasing, in line with the guidelines provided by the athletic department and the Office of Financial Services.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to all aspects of the program and its management.
  • Assist the athletics director and athletic department staff with fundraising and community engagement activities.
  • Coordinate procurement of all uniforms and equipment.
  • Develop a consistent and positive public communications procedure through Athletics Communication and the university to inform the public about the program.
  • Additional responsibilities to be assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the following:

  • NCAA Division II and Gulf South Conference rules and regulations
  • Sport-specific techniques
  • Institutional policies, practices and procedures
  • Acceptable supervisory practices
  • Recruiting and compliance-related documentation

Ability to

  • Successfully lead, recruit and manage people
  • Execute strong interpersonal skills
  • Apply successful teaching, coaching and mentoring techniques
  • Counsel and advise prospective and college student-athletes within established rules and expectations
  • Manage budgets
  • Make oral and written presentations
  • Administer First Aid, CPR and AED

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution required.
  • Four years of basketball coaching experience with a competitive record.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage people.
  • Knowledge and commitment to rules and regulations set force by the NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining CPR/AED and First Aid certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes.
  • Previous coaching experience as head coach at intercollegiate level.
  • Previous coaching experience at the NCAA DII level.
  • Previous coaching experience in the South region.
Applicant Information:

Please follow link below for complete job description and application information.

Link: https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/6016
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