University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 25, 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Job Type


General Information:  UWM and Milwaukee have it all. Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life.   As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System, we are a learning destination for nearly 27,000 students.  The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at UW-Milwaukee. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Athletics Department is currently seeking an Assistant Coach-Women’s Basketball.

Responsibilities Under the direction of the Head Coach and in accordance with all NCAA, Conference, State and Institutional rules and regulations these positions will assist in the recruitment of student-athletes; practice and game planning; player skill development; scouting of opponents; community relations; office management and promotional activities.  The incumbents shall know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing University and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) and the applicable Conference, as now constituted or as they may be amended during the Term of this agreement. Employee shall take all reasonable steps to endeavor to ensure that all assistant coaches, and any other employees for whom employee is administratively responsible, comply with aforesaid policies, rules, and regulations.

 Minimum Qualifications: 

-A Bachelor’s degree

-Collegiate, professional and/or international coaching or playing experience

-Experience Recruiting Student Athletes

Preferred Qualifications:        

-Evidence of familiarity with NCAA rules

-Demonstrated practice and game planning experience

-Demonstrated evidence of athlete skill development knowledge

-Demonstrated scouting experience

-Demonstrated evidence of community relations and fundraising ability

-Demonstrated experience with academic monitoring and advising/counseling of student athletes

-Evidence of ability and desire to work with a diverse student population

 Appointment/Salary:  This is a 12-month full-time limited, non-teaching Academic Staff position with expectation of continued employment.  This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package.  The final annual rate offer is dependent upon the finalist’s experience and qualifications.

On-line Application:  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.  Applicants must apply electronically at  UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. Applications must be submitted by midnight Central Standard Time on the posted deadline date.

Contact Information:  Confidential inquiries about this position may be addressed to the search and screen committee chair Kyle Rechlicz at

All finalists being considered for the position will be required to participate in a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, requests for confidentiality will be honored, except that names and titles of the finalists must be disclosed.  For the UWM Campus Security Report & Policy see or call the Dean of Students Office at (414) 229-4632 for a copy.  Please visit for more information about the university.

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.