In collaboration with the Director of Athletics, the incumbent will be charged with leading UMBC’s Women’s Basketball Team and is expected to identify, evaluate and recruit student-athletes that can be successful athletically, academically and socially in a Division I environment. Specific duties include: player development (practice planning and on-court instruction, game management, attention to academics and commitment to community service); recruiting and retaining academically and athletically qualified student-athletes; overseeing of all administrative responsibilities (scheduling, team travel, balancing the budget, and hiring, supervising and evaluating assistant coaches); cultivating relationships with alumni and working with Athletics Department staff around fundraising, special events and appearances; and performing other duties as assigned. It is expected that the successful candidate will abide by all written policies and procedures of, the Department of Athletics, UMBC, the America East Conference (AEC), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Education/Experience:Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and three years (five preferred) of high level coaching at the collegiate level. One to three years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred. Playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Individuals with knowledge or understanding of mid-major universities are highly sought after. Note: a background check will be required for this position.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references by March 24, 2019 (resumes will be accepted until the position is filled) to:
405 Cherokee Place, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
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