Women’s Basketball Associate Head Coach & Recruiting Coordinator – St. John’s

School: St. John's University
Position: Women's Basketball Associate Head Coach & Recruiting Coordinator
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: $176,500 - $200,000
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Big East

The Associate Head Coach for Women’s Basketball will support the needs of the Head Coach while being responsible for providing leadership, innovative vision and strategic planning for the St. John’s women’s basketball team, an NCAA Division I member institution, part of the BIG EAST Conference.

The Associate Head Coach will be responsible for the recruitment, supervision, evaluation and performance of the student-athletes on the women’s basketball team and perform all other duties normally associated with an Associate Head Coach for a Division I intercollegiate women’s basketball program, included but not limited to: selection of team members, development of player relationships, on-court coaching and instruction and position assignment of players, opponent scouting and film breakdown.

The Associate Head Coach will represent the University and the Vincentian Mission of St. John’s, while also emulating the Athletic Department’s “Expect To Win” culture.

Essential Functions:

  • Devote best efforts and full time, skill and attention to the performance of duties as Associate Head Coach.
  • Report directly to and act and perform to the reasonable satisfaction of the head coach and perform to the reasonable satisfaction of the director of athletics and sports administrator.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of the recruitment of future student-athletes, which includes evaluation of prospective student-athletes both nationally and internationally.
  • Assist the head coach with the organizing of the women’s basketball program, including helping the head coach manage assistant coaches and women’s basketball support staff.
  • Serve as the lead liaison with the department of student services to enforce the team guidelines in regards to academic development, including but not limited to academic responsibilities such as study hall hours, PTD and missed classtime.
  • Provide direct skill development to student-athletes.
  • Aid and support in on-court coaching and player development.
  • Provide appropriate and effective feedback to the head coach and staff.
  • Develop methods to motivate student-athletes on the court and in the classroom and assist St. John’s in achieving its vision and Vincentian mission while maintaining the athletic department’s “Expect To Win.”
  • Establish and maintain a working knowledge of the NCAA and BIG EAST Conference rules and regulations and St. John’s University policies and procedures. Maintain these operating guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure 100% compliance throughout the calendar year for all personnel associated with the program.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities, and conduct themselves in a manner that reflects positively on St. John’s and the Program, as well as the image of both St. John’s and the Program with its student-athletes, other students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and that enhances the standing of both St. John’s and Employee in the community, recognizing both Employee’s unique role as a model for the Program’s student athletes and the substantial media attention that will be directed toward St. John’s.
  • Maintain a harmonious and professional working relationship with the head coach, the athletic director and his or her staff, the program’s assistant coaches, coaches of other University teams, other administrative employees involved with the program, and with the Department of Athletics
  • Maintain appropriate and positive relationships with the media, alumni, and CIVIC groups.


  • Energetic and Motivated
  • On-court skill development
  • Ability to recruit student-athletes
  • Prepare scouting reports
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Teamworks applications such as ARMS, Teamworks
  • Working knowledge of NCAA and BIG EAST Rules and regulations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Applicant Information:

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

Link: https://www.stjohns.edu/recruitment/administrative-and-staffclerical-positions
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