Assistant Coach – Director of Women's Basketball Operations | Northern Illinois University


Posted: 10-Mar-22

Location: DeKalb, Illinois

Type: Contract

Preferred Education: Masters

Salary: $35,000.00/annually



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Salary Details:

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

As Director of Women’s Basketball Operations, this position manages the women’s basketball program and is a vital part of assisting the Head Women’s Basketball Coach adhere to Bylaw Responsibility of the Head Coach by communicating, monitoring and documenting compliance matters that occur within the program with the head coach directly. As the gatekeeper to the women’s basketball program, this position is required to be knowledgeable and have an understanding of the game of basketball and compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities (generally): As Director for Women’s Basketball Operations, this employee is responsible for directly leading and executing strategies, program procedures and policies as it relates to the NIU Women’s Basketball program’s daily operations. This position is the direct contact to the department heads of Equipment Operations, Athletic Training, Academic Services and Sports Performance for all matters related to the football program including making executive decisions as it relates to the student-athlete experience and well-being within these areas.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Collegiate women’s basketball experience (player or manager) preferably with a D1 institution for two or more years
  • Demonstrated strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Critical to Position:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of NCAA, conference and institutional rules and conduct the program within the regulations. As a staff member within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, you are responsible for knowledge of and compliance with National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) regulations, both those general in nature and those which apply directly to the position’s responsibilities. Strict adherence to all applicable governing policies, procedures, and regulations of the NCAA is required and is a condition of your employment.

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Master’s degree