Head Women’s Basketball Coach –Bryant University

School: Bryant University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: America East

This position is responsible to for all phases of a competitive women’s intercollegiate basketball program in compliance with NCAA, America East, and institutional rules and regulations.

Bryant University is a private New England university with a tradition of innovation and a global vision for success. Our new strategic plan, Vision 2030 , sets a trajectory for the next decade through academic excellence, outstanding student life, competitive athletics and student outcomes among the nation’s top 1% for ROI.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coach a competitive basketball program which meets annually and establish goals in a manner which promotes sportsmanship among athletes and ensures compliance with all NCAA, America East, and institutional rules and regulations.
  • Recruit outstanding student athletes to participate in the athletic program, and enthusiastically promote Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students, parents, guidance counselors and media. Ensure that players associated with the women’s basketball program are eligible under NCAA and America East regulations.
  • Effectively prepare, submit, and oversee sound budgets. Ensure expenditures remain within budget.
  • Work cooperatively with the athletic administrative team to ensure that equipment is issued and retrieved on a timely basis and facilities and students are scheduled appropriately to ensure smooth practices and home events.
  • Work cooperatively with the athletic administrative team to effectively contribute to monitoring student athlete academic progress, encouraging high standards, and counseling the University athlete as appropriate.
  • Share the Bryant vision, and promote public awareness of Bryant University, its women’s basketball program, athletics, and academics, with emphasis on public relations. Participate enthusiastically in fundraising efforts.
  •  Effectively supervise assistant coaches, student athletes, and student assistants to result in a competitive, ethical program.
  • Effectively recruit, hire, evaluate and motivate employees, ensuring that hiring and supervisory practices are in compliance with the spirit and intent of EEO/AA and other policies contained within the University’s employee and policy manuals.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.


This position is best filled by an individual who has experience in the sport of basketball. A bachelor’s degree is required.  The applicant must have a minimum of four years coaching experience at the collegiate level; head coaching experience is preferred but not required. Ability to identify and recruit outstanding student-athletes is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A thorough understanding of, and experience with, NCAA and America East rules and regulations is required. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours and requires the ability to travel with a substantial time commitment. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check and division of motor vehicles check.

Applicant Information:

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

Link: https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/3433
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