Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Le Moyne College

School: Le Moyne College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.


Job Description:

The Women’s Basketball Head Coach is responsible for conducting a comprehensive, high quality NCAA Division I athletic program within the guidelines of all rules and policies established by the department, the institution, the NEC Conference, and the NCAA, in accordance with the academic standards, and the stated mission of Le Moyne College and the Athletic Department, including the advancement of its “Le Moyne Way” shared culture. This position will require daily duties and tasks which require exercising discretion and independent judgment consisting of 60% instructional and 40% recruitment/administrative/fiscal management tasks.

Job duties specific to this position:

NCAA Compliance:

  • Conducts program in compliance with all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional policies, rules and regulations.
  • Ensures timely submission of all compliance related work flows through ARMS to maintain the highest levels of integrity and transparency.
  • Maintains open and responsive communications with the Assistant Director of Compliance
  • Maintains up to date certification in all required areas (NCAA DI Institute Modules, 1st Aid/CPR/AED Training, Etc).

Fiscal Management:

  • Submits all budget requests, documentation, receipts and related forms and paperwork, according to existing policy and established deadlines.
  • Monitors all budgets as they relate to your program.
  • Stays within budget allocations. Account for all money related to the program, including fund raising, camps, clinics and special events.
  • Monitors and awards all athletic grants in aid in your sport program.

Enrollment Management:

  • Assists leading and supporting the College Enrollment Management priorities through partnership, participation, and meeting goals with Enrollment Management initiatives.
  • Assists the department with its gender equity planning and the satisfaction of all Title IX legislation by striving to attain goals related to any applicable enrollment management initiatives within your particular program.
  • Promotes and offer available experiential learning/internship/work study opportunities to incoming prospects and/or general students, which are developed and managed either by the department or through your program.
  • Responds to all requests for information from prospective student-athletes, coaches, parents, and/or friends of prospective student-athletes.
  • Solicits information from and distribute information to eligible prospective student-athletes and coaches and or parents or friends of prospective student-athletes.
  • Develops and distributes appropriate recruiting materials, publications and information to interested prospective student-athletes.
  • Follows up with appropriate offers of scholarships in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accurate and comprehensive recruiting records of all prospective student athletes.

College and Department Service:

  • It is expected that employees have a willingness and commitment to be broadly engaged and in service to the College as demonstrated through participation on committees and attendance at College functions/events.
  • It is expected that employees participate with department committees, as elected or assigned, to develop, evaluate and enhance department policy. Attendance at all departmental meetings, unless excused in advance by the AVP for Athletics, is expected while a commitment to the College’s priorities and the department’s goals and objectives are vital to the success of the position.
  • It is expected that employees complete all online educational and training modules required by the College (Cybersecurity training, Title IX/Diversity & Inclusion training, etc).
  • It is expected that employees are fully committed and engaged in advancing the department’s “Le Moyne Way” culture.

Academic Support:

  • Provides the appropriate academic support, assistance, motivation and environment for student-athletes.
  • Maintains familiarity with appropriate academic resource and assistance programs available to student-athletes.
  • Monitors the academic progress of your student-athletes from current class work to graduation.
  • Understands current institutional academic standards and policies.

Game Management:

  • Works with appropriate personnel to determine your needs for the organization, coordination, and scheduling of all home and away contests including:  facility and equipment set-up, officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media considerations, lodging, meals, travel arrangements, etc.

Sports Performance:

  • Submits all paperwork, schedule meetings and respond to all information requests from athletic trainers and team physicians according to guidelines and deadlines established by the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • All decisions regarding the health and safety of student athletes when it comes to physical participation is at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Coordinates with Head Strength/Conditioning Coach on the conduct of a comprehensive training program to enhance both personal and performance growth/development.

Sports Information:

  • Responds to all information requests and work with the media, etc. according to guidelines and deadlines established by the Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Communications.
  • Always inform the Assistant Director when you or any of your athletes has been contacted by the media.

Fund Raising

  • Head Coaches are expected to fully understand and support the College’s policies and procedures, along with any departmental guidelines, for all fund-raising activities.
  • Particular attention should be given to NCAA legislation surrounding booster groups and donors. Reconciliation of all revenues and deposits should be handled in accordance with institutional and departmental policy.
  • Head Coaches are expected to be fully support the Dolphin Athletic Association and its programming to engage key stakeholder groups of their respective program such as alumni and families/friends.

Community Service:

  • A commitment to community services is an important tenant of the College’s mission and to that end it is anticipated that employees will be involved in various community activities as a representative of the Le Moyne College Athletics Department.
  • Identifies and cultivates a community partnership with a service-based organization to provide an impactful service experience for your student-athletes.

Supervision and Evaluation of Assistant Coaches by Head Coaches:

  • Head Coaches are responsible for the supervision and evaluation of each assistant coach involved with your program.
  • A successful head coach will keep assistant coaches informed of all applicable rules, regulations, deadlines, meetings and/or other policies.
  • All staff members (including volunteers) must satisfy the hiring guidelines of the Department prior to assuming their respective duties, and must pass the NCAA Division I Modules each year.

Professional Development:

  • Opportunities to maintain and advance current understandings of techniques, strategies, theories, and regulations as they relate to the athletics industry are essential.
  • Attendance and participation in conferences is strongly encouraged.

Supervisory Relationships:

  • For purpose of performance evaluations and most other official duties, the first level of contact for the Head Coach is with the Women’sSoccer Sport Administrator.  Appeals of decisions are to be taken to the Director of Athletics.

Functional Relationships/Secondary Sources:

  • All coaches are expected to work cooperatively with all members of the Athletic Department (Administrators, Support Staff, Colleagues), and any other campus (admissions, housing, financial aid, maintenance, etc), or community office/agency that you might be involved with. Communications and required documentation should be handled in a timely manner.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree highly desirable.
  • 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in the conduct of a collegiate level Women’s basketball program with proven success in recruiting high quality student athletes and/or equivalent related experiences.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply NCAA and NEC conference rules as they pertain to the Women’s basketball program.
  • The successful candidate will be required to be First Aid/CPR/AED certified and to complete all required NCAA DI Institute modules prior to being able to participate in off campus recruiting activities and countable athletically related activities.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills needed.
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