Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Southern Nazarene University

School: Southern Nazarene University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with experience and in harmony with the SNU salary pay structure
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: GAC
This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a successful sports program for the
institution with a primary focus on the spiritual development of student athletes. This individual
must be able to demonstrate an ability to integrate personal faith and Christian doctrine with
instruction both on and off the field or court. This position reports to the Director of Athletics
or his/her designee, keeping the Director of Athletics/designee informed of all planning,
organizing, staff and development of Southern Nazarene University’s sports program. This position
supervises assistant coaches, graduate assistants and/or student assistants.

• Develops a ministry strategy with the purpose of serving student athletes as well as the campus
through the creation of a spiritual atmosphere that supports community engagement and service,
quality programming and inventive initiatives
• Develops, manages and successfully coaches his/her sport to include:
o Scheduling with an emphasis on Division II regional opponents
o Equipment and uniform purchase and management
o Operating within a fiscally sound budget
o Effective utilization of practice times and competition strategies
o Implementation of a strength and conditioning program
o Monitoring NCAA academic progress of student athletes
o Coordinating arrangements for the team as well as recruiting travel
• Formulates a successful philosophy to promote the physical, mental and educational welfare of the
program’s student athletes
• Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team,
the University, the Great American Conference and the NCAA with the utmost integrity
• Demonstrates a strong commitment to the academic mission and purpose of the University

• Promotes an atmosphere of compliance within his/her sports program, as well as modeling
sportsmanlike behavior
• Executes an overall recruiting, scholarship and retention strategy consistent with the
University’s strategic plan
• Directs, supervises and mentors assistant coaches and/or graduate assistants
• Responsible for establishing job standards for subordinate staff and effectively evaluating staff
under charge
• Formulates effective methods of fundraising, promotion and public relations for his/her team in
accordance with University and NCAA expectations, and institutional rules, policies and procedures
• Represents the University positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and
club coaches, media and general public
• Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends departmental meetings,
activities and rules education sessions
• Enhances professional growth by attending clinics, workshops, etc.
• Attends NCAA and GAC meetings as required, as well as participation on committees, councils or
professional organizations that pertain to this position
• Serves as a role model to the campus community in all areas of their life
• Maintains a professional image and manner consistent with Southern Nazarene University’s mission
and goals
• Available to teach as assigned by the Office of Academic Affairs and with approval of the
Director of Athletics
• Responsible for any other details of their sport or any other additional duties as assigned by
the Director of Athletics

Required Qualifications
• Demonstrates a mature and expressive Christian faith commitment
• Passionate support and articulation of the University Mission and Vision for athletics with the
context of that mission
• Experience in coaching and teaching at the collegiate level that includes recruiting
student-athletes, budgeting and fiscal management, scheduling and fundraising with an emphasis in
planning and attention to detail
• Servant-leader with proven ability to build a culture of excellence and accountability
Applicant Information:

Follow link below for official job posting and application information.

Link: http://snu.edu/head-womens-basketball-coach-ft
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