Head Women’s Basketball Coach – CSUN

School: CSUN
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

Under general supervision of the Athletics Director, the Head Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for the management of the women’s basketball program. The incumbent is responsible for hiring and supervision of assistant coaches, practice and game day coaching.

  • Identifies, evaluates, and recruits academically qualified student-athletes and monitors their academic progress. Maintains a team Academic Progress Rate at 925 or above.
  • Develops a competitive schedule and adheres to university and departmental practices relating to expenditures.
  • Responsible for cultivating and maintaining effective relations with students, parents, faculty, staff, media, and friends of the university; and plays a leadership role in fundraising for the program, department, and University.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution; and
  • Minimum of five (5) years of: demonstrated coaching and recruiting experience; and/or professional league playing experience.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership

  • Thorough knowledge of and commitment to the enforcement of NCAA regulations. Demonstrated coaching and recruiting success at the collegiate level.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills; strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; sensitivity to equity and diversity within the campus community; and ability to act as a mentor and exercise leadership, especially for female student-athletes and assistant coaches.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $190,000- $210,000 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.


General Information

  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint clearance (LiveScan).
  • The person holding this position may be considered a ‘limited reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • Applications received through April 10, 2024, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.
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