Xavier University
March 19, 2020
Cincinnati, OH
Job Type


Xavier University is part of the 500 year-old Jesuit Catholic Tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity.  These values are central to our mission https://www.xavier.edu/mission-identity/xaviers-mission/xaviers-vision-and-mission-statements.  We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed to unreservedly to open and free inquiry and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.


Xavier University Athletics seeks applications for a full-time Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball. This position works under the direct supervision of the Head Coach for Women’s Basketball.  This position, along with all coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Xavier’s intercollegiate athletics program and for protecting the reputation of the University through compliance with all relevant rules.


Overview of Position Requirements

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach is one of the positions responsible for administering all of the year-round activities of the women’s basketball program. The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach in all matters related to the operation of this program.

The Assistant Coach are responsible for handling game and practice coaching assignments throughout the year, as well as, overseeing strength and conditioning program.

Recruiting prospective student-athletes is an essential element of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility. Development and coordination of recruiting networks are an ongoing activity requiring travel throughout the United States during the entire year. The Assistant Coach will use discretion and personal judgment in the assessment of talent. Once the student-athlete has matriculated, the Assistant Coach is primary in the weekly monitoring of the student-athletes’ academic progress.

Other administrative duties related to this position would include film breakdown and scouting, on-campus recruiting, and speaking engagements.

The employee agrees to have knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, Athletic Conference, and Athletic Department rules and regulations


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least three years of NCAA Division I coaching experience at the college level or higher
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications

  • Over 5 years of NCAA Division I coaching experience at the college level or higher

To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references on Xavier University’s website https://careersatxavier.silkroad.com/Xavier/EmploymentListings.html .  This position will remain posted until April 2, 2020.


Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.