Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Lindenwood University

School: Lindenwood University
Position: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: OVC
The head coach oversees all aspects of the structure, leadership, and administration of the intercollegiate athletic program in a manner that aligns with the mission and values of the University and Athletics department. This position recruits and works to retain student-athletes; monitors student-athletes’ academic progress; strives for competitive success; manages the budget; oversees the coaching staff; and verifies the program’s compliance with University, Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) guidelines.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Student-Athlete Academic Success
  • Prioritizes, promotes, and actively supports student-athlete academic achievement
  • Manages and monitors all aspects of the intercollegiate athletic program, including academic success, retention, and graduation progress; implements action plans with the appropriate academic staff when necessary
  • Follows appropriate academic policies and effectively collaborates with the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) and NCAA academic coordinators to resolve conflicts
Competitive Success of Sport
  • Identifies, evaluates, and recruits student-athletes for success at Lindenwood University
  • Imparts to student-athletes the fundamental philosophy, skills, and knowledge essential to the sport
  • Produces a high-performing team capable of meeting and maintaining competitive expectations as determined by the University athletic administration
  • Acts in accordance with the athletic code of conduct and exhibits professional and sportsman-like manner
  • Maintains current knowledge of and adheres to the policies, procedures, bylaws, regulations, and rules of Lindenwood University, Intercollegiate Athletics, the NCAA, and Conference Office
  • Completes all program administrative responsibilities according to procedures
  • Operates a fiscally responsible program; provides leadership for the team’s fundraising activities and program advancement initiatives
  • Properly cares for, stores, distributes, and maintains a detailed inventory of team equipment, uniforms, and supplies
Communication, Collaboration, and Q2 Service Excellence
  • Supports the mission of the University and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports, and holds others accountable to the University’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and teamwork – and to Athletics values: responsible, original, all-encompassing, and relentless
  • Promotes and takes pride in the Athletics department
  • Anticipates needs of students, colleagues, and administrators; takes ownership to respond promptly
Community Relations and Engagement
  • Establishes effective relationships with the community while positively representing the program, department, and University
  • Creates experiential learning opportunities for student-athletes by actively engaging or participating in campus and/or community outreach projects and events
  • Maintains effective relationships with alumni and works to keep them engaged with the University
Employee Management and Development
  • Sets clear performance expectations for coaching staff and holds them accountable
  • Provides specific, ongoing, and sincere feedback to guide assistant coach’s performance
  • Encourages and supports assistant coaches toward engaging in professional growth opportunities in conjunction with the performance evaluation process and the establishment of development goals
  • Conducts thorough and timely performance evaluations based on evidence, observation, and feedback
  • Actively listens, seeks diversity of thought, and holds staff accountable for commitment to inclusive principles

Job may require other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ collegiate coaching experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Well-versed and knowledgeable in matters pertaining to the sport and governing body
  • Ability to use discretion and sound judgment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff
  • Strong creative skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to develop student-athletes to compete at conference, regional, and national competitive levels
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