Location: Chicago , Illinois
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Coaching – Basketball
Internal Number: 165246
Description: The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) is a Top 25 public university nationally and a Top 10 ‘best value’ university. A Carnegie R1 research institution, UIC features 16 top-ranked colleges, 100 degree programs, and an 18:1 faculty:student ratio. UIC is home to more than 34,000 students and boasts 300,000 living alumni. One of the nation’s most diverse campuses and Chicago’s largest university, UIC is located just a mile from the famed Chicago Loop. UIC is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for its students and fostering a sense of belonging.
UIC Flames Athletics is a NCAA Division I athletic program, sponsoring 300 student-athletes across 18 varsity sports. UIC will become the 12th member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) beginning with the 2022-23 academic year.
The Assistant Coach, Basketball Operations provides day-to-day oversight of administrative & operational functions for the basketball program. This position works closely with the head coach and basketball coaching staff, in the overall direction of a successful, Division I basketball program.
Duties: •Assists the Head Coach in various administrative assignments.
•Manage day to day operations of Basketball office.
•Coordinate travel and meals for team, coaches and associated personnel.
•Schedule meetings, practices and other team functions.
•Manage time management plan and related software for basketball.
•Coordinate recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.
•Serve as liaison between basketball office and other offices in the Athletic Department (AcademicServices, Facilities, Business, IT, Athletic Communications, etc.)
•Ensures program/project mission, values, guidelines, policies & procedures are implemented &maintained.
•Ensure technology systems are properly installed & maintained.
•Implement strategy regarding structure, process, & staff support of students in compliance with UICpolicies.
•Coordinate pre-season housing and meal arrangements and serve as liaison with the campusconstituents.
•Coordinate basketball camps and clinics, including communication, outreach, recruitment.
•Incorporate social media and networking into program aspects as appropriate.
•Strengthen partnerships with external resources by defining, promoting and marketing benefits ofparticipation and involvement to the organization. Create and nurture relationships with organizations to develop a network of enthusiastic organizations engaged via active participation in the success of program.
.•Develop plans and arrange meetings, workshops, events, etc. designed to exchange information, promote research objectives, and to build internal and external relationships within UIC.
•Coordinate programming, educational, student, alumni, workshops, meetings, etc. including speakers, agendas, etc
.•Ensure that event details including communication, venues, presenters, travel arrangements, materials, refreshments and technology are arranged and completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
.•Supervise part-time temporary help, including work-study students and team managers.
•Manage special projects as assigned by the basketball coaching staff.
•Attend CPR and other safety classes arranged by Athletics and receive certificate
.•Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
•Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in field related to Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology, and/or Sports Management.
Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
Five or more years of collegiate basketball playing and/or coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level or the professional level.
Basketball knowledge, strong organizational and motivation skills, and excellent oral and written skills required.
Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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