Assistant Basketball Coach/Fitness & Wellness Coordinator | Arkansas State University Mid-South



Posted: 06-Jun-22

Location: West Memphis, Arkansas

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: $35,250 annually



Coaching – Basketball


Jr. Collegiate Sports

Salary Details:

Compensation package includes competitive benefits package including retirement; health, life, dental & disability insurance; a flexible spending benefit plan; and tuition waivers for employee and family. Additional duties based on education and experience may allow for additional income opportunities.

Arkansas State University Mid-South is located in West Memphis, Arkansas, just across the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee.

This is a full-time, 10-month position which combines the functions of assistant basketball coach and intramural director.

The Assistant Basketball Coach will assist the head coach of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams in all aspects of operating a collegiate basketball program. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree, college coaching experience and a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

The Intramural Director reports to the Director of the Dr. Barbara Baxter Learning Success Center and the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and has responsibilities for the following: develop and manage an intramurals program, manage the Thomas B. Goldsby Athletic Training Center, promote a team environment among participants, develop and enforce guidelines for safe use of facilities, and develop a schedule for use of facilities.

Required Application Materials: ?a letter of interest specifying the position sought, ?a completed ASU Mid-South application for employment including contact information for three professional references who can attest to the candidate’s qualifications, ?a resume or curriculum vitae, and ?copies of college transcripts relevant to the position of interest.

For an application to be considered, all requested materials must be submitted simultaneously either by mail, e-mail, fax or personal delivery to:

Arkansas State University Mid-South ATTN: Lisa Haggard 2000 West Broadway West Memphis, AR 72301 [email protected]

ASU Mid-South and the Arkansas State University System are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, or related field with 2 years’ experience leading fitness and sports programs
  • Experience working with disadvantaged, minority and/or low income students
  • Good organizational, communication, and computer skills
  • Experience teaching or working in programs to promote wellness and physical fitness
  • Background similar to that of ASU Mid-South students preferred.

Some evening and weekend hours are required.  Please note that ASU Mid-South requires a criminal background check as part of the employment process.