Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Pacific Lutheran College

School: Pacific Lutheran College
Position: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000-$65,000, with excellent benefits.
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: Northwest Conference

The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will provide leadership, organization, and supervision for all aspects of women’s basketball to ensure a highly competitive and successful program. PLU is a member of the Northwest Conference and a NCAA Division III institution. This position reports to the Director of Athletics & Recreation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership, organization, and supervision for all aspects of the women’s basketball program to ensure a highly competitive and successful program, following all NCAA Division III, Northwest Conference and university rules and regulations.
  • Hire, train, and supervise part-time coaches for the women’s basketball program.
  • Coach student-athletes by assessing and developing their skills.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism on and off of the field toward student athletes, other coaches, parents, administrators, and members of the community.
  • Prepare and manage annually the women’s basketball budget; follow purchasing and spending guidelines as set by the university and athletic department.
  • Schedule all competitive events and complete all travel arrangements.
  • Practice planning for both in-season and non-traditional season.
  • Coordinate off-season training programs.
  • Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Identify, attract, and matriculate outstanding student-athletes to the university.
  • Develop positive public relations with all internal and external constituents.
  • Engage in donor development and fundraising opportunities.
  • Organize and conduct youth camps based on departmental goals.
  • Perform administrative responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of the sport of basketball and ability to develop a competitive program.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, supervisory and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong recruiting, teaching, and coaching skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Front Rush and Slate.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of students, parents, alumni, faculty, departmental staff, administration and the general public.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes and athletics alumni.
  • Clear understanding of and commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy and the role of athletics with a private, liberal arts university.
Required Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Five years of successful basketball coaching experience.
  3. CPR/First Aid certification required and may be obtained on the job.
  4. Valid driver’s license (Must have had a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years).
  5. Finalist applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background checks and pass PLU’s internal Driver’s Certification Training.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree.
  • Previous coaching and recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level is highly desirable.
  • Front Rush and Slate experience.
Applicant Information:

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

Link: https://employment.plu.edu/postings/6787
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