Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball

Summary

Position Title

Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball

Department

Athletics

Status

Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Primary responsibilities are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of Division I program including, but not limited to, coordinating team travel arrangements, game day personnel management, recruiting and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Administration. This position will also assist the Head Coach in organization, administration, and promotion of the program. Candidates must be committed to the academic and athletic success of the student-athletes.

Essential Job Duties

Assisting with any or all of the following duties as assigned by Head Coach:

  • Scheduling
    • Scheduling of all competition
    • Submitting schedule to the Finance and Compliance Office for final approval prior to initiating contracts
    • Coordinating and Submitting Practice Schedule to DFO
  • Recruiting
    • Compliance with NCAA recruiting rules and completing associated paperwork in a timely manner
    • Arranging financially responsible recruiting trips
    • Passing NCAA Coach’s Recruiting Test each year
    • Initiating arrangements for all official visits
    • Recruiting students who will be an asset to the University and Department of Athletics and graduate in a timely manner
  • Financial Aid
    • Understanding NCAA regulations
    • Initiating process for initial and renewal grants
    • Consistently updating team rosters
    • Meeting athletic grant-in-aid budget
  • Budgets
    • Assisting in annual budget preparation
    • Staying within amount budgeted for fiscal year
    • Having all expenditures pre-approved through appropriate channels
  • Travel
    • Initiating process for all travel arrangements and submitting reports within 48 hours of return
  • Equipment/Apparel
    • Pre- and post-season inventory
    • Care and maintenance of all equipment/apparel and facilities
    • Initiating process to order equipment/apparel
  • Academics
    • Supporting all Department of Athletics policies on classroom attendance, study hall, progress reports and enforcing disciplinary actions
    • Working with teams to maintain and increase their APR
  • Fundraising
    • Getting prior approval from the DAD prior to initiating a fund raising activity
    • Devising new methods of fund raising
    • Being available for Departmental fund raising activities
    • Following guidelines established by Department, University, and the NCAA for fund raising activities
  • Paperwork
    • Completing all paperwork by established athletic department and NCAA deadlines
  • Meetings
    • Attending and contributing to all Department of Athletics meetings and requested functions
  • Camps
    • Following guidelines established by Department, University, and the NCAA for camp procedures and operations

Special Skills

  • Knowledge of NCAA Rules and Regulations
  • Mastery of sport coached
  • Ability to lead, guide and direct graduate assistants, interns and student-athletes
  • Willingness to form relationships with constituents and help fundraise

Work Conditions

  • Required to work atypical hours including nights, weekends, potential holidays
  • May be required to practice in heat, cold, inclement weather

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform essential job duties or have special accommodations arranged in advance

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university, master’s degree preferred

Minimum Work Experience

  • Two years collegiate coaching experience at NCAA Division I level preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NCAA Division I Rules and Regulations
  • Proven recruiting abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Please submit application materials to Tony Jasick at tjasick@ju.edu.