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Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball
Job Category Administrator
Office/Department Athletics
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
Position Summary and Duties

Work in conjunction with the Head Coach to effectively coach and manage the assigned team.

Assist the head coach in instructing the student-athletes in the fundamental skills, rules, strategies, and physical conditioning necessary for success in their sport. Assist the head coach in instructing physical health, team concepts, and safety. Instructing/demonstrating techniques and skills. Assist the head coach in evaluating/assessing the effectiveness and the results by adapting/refining strategies. Assist the head coach with planning (practices, training sessions, team and individual conditioning, lines-ups, and competitive strategies) and designing instructional programs for individual student-athletes or for the team as a whole as needed. Assist the head coach in establishing the fundamental philosophy, skills and techniques to be taught all other staff. Assist the head coach with character development which includes counseling, teaching, instructing, advising, motivating, inspiring, disciplining and rewarding athletes, as appropriate.

Assist the head coach with the recruiting of student-athlete prospects and with the scouting of game opponents.

Assist the head coach in planning and evaluating student process and program results, status, and priorities. Assist the head coach in preparing and managing annual program budgets. Assist the head coach with supervising, managing, and evaluating personnel (including sensitivity to diversity). Assist the head coach in recommending hiring of coaching staff. Assist the head coach with scheduling student competitions and/or planning tournaments in coordination with appropriate administrators. Assist the head coach in complying with NCAA, league and institutional rules. Assist the head coach in attending staff and University meetings. Assist the head coach in responding to administrative and supervisory requests. Assist the head coach in utilizing technology to achieve efficiencies and productivity. Assist the head coach in proofread recruiting or other media information. Assist the head coach with planning team travel and recruiting travel plans. Assist the head coach with fundraising and solicitation of gifts within the framework of the overall athletic department fundraising and development program.

Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in relevant field.
1-3 years of relevant experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent computer and organizational skills.
Ability to support the mission and values of a Catholic Jesuit education, as well as University goals for institutional diversity.

Must be able to demonstrate sport specific activities.
Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to occasionally travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in relevant field.
Coaching experience in the specific sport, college level preferred.

Job Posting Date 08/30/2017
Priority Application Deadline Date
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date
University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

Quicklink for Posting http://careers.loyola.edu/postings/3141

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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