Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball | University of Denver



Posted: 27-Apr-22

Location: Denver, Colorado

Type: Full-time



Coaching – Basketball


Professional Sports

Internal Number: 494954

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 34 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 18 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the sport program including coaching, recruiting, contest scheduling, supervising sports personnel, coordinating its travel itineraries, budget management, coordinating logistics including team meals, buses, video and meeting rooms and film exchange, student-athlete mentoring, and ensuring program compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations. Embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication.

Essential Functions

Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach. Handling the programs daily basketball operation, coordinating its travel itineraries, and overseeing the teams student managers, on-campus recruiting, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes. Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: Assisting with video editing systems, providing game day management, practice planning, assisting with designing graphics and content of recruiting materials , managing the budget, contest scheduling, monitoring study tables. Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests. Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach. Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics. Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence. Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes. Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities. Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes. Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge. Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division. Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to read and interpret documents such as business periodicals professional journals or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and develop related spreadsheets. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, ratios, and percentages. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions, ratios, and percentages. Quantitative and qualitative reasoning are necessary. Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving ability is necessary. The ability to exercise good decision-making under pressure is necessary. Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree or equivalent Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations Excellent oral and written communication skills strong organizational skills Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students Previous coaching experience or equivalent Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree Previous collegiate coaching experience Application Deadline For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) May 10, 2022.

Special Instructions Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number: The salary grade for the position is 9.

Salary Range: The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $58,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

Benefits: The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university’s educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university’s complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non?discrimination?statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.