Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach | New Jersey Institute of Technology



Posted: 06-Apr-22

Location: Newark, New Jersey

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Additional Information:

2 openings available.

Internal Number: req #3900

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology, a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the America East Conference, is accepting applications for an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will aid in all aspects of organizing, preparing and conducting individual and team practices and game preparation. Assist in the evaluation and recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes. Additional responsibilities include monitoring player development and supporting the academic advising efforts of The Learning Center. Establish and maintain effective relationships with NJIT Alumni, and represent the program at various institutional and community events. Provide assistance in the coordination and administration of the program, including assisting in the scheduling of competitions. Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.

Essential Characteristics: 1.Achievement/Goal Orientation: Demonstrates an aptitude for achieving a standard of excellence. 2.Persistence: Tenacity – Works systematically and tirelessly to meet or exceed inherent and stated goals and standards for the position, departmental and university initiatives. 3.Teamwork/Team Orientation: Willingly cooperates and works collaboratively toward solutions which generally benefit all involved parties; works cooperatively with others to accomplish departmental and university objectives. 4.Honesty and Integrity: Acts in accordance with all NCAA, America East, university and departmental policies, procedures and expectations. 5.Communication: Demonstrates the ability to clearly express ideas, thoughts, and concepts verbally and/or in writing, as appropriate to the position and task at hand.

Prerequisite Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s degree required.   A Master’s degree preferred.   A minimum of four years collegiate coaching experience.   Knowledge of NCAA rules is required.   Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills and demonstrate a commitment to student athlete welfare and athletics excellence in a rigorous academic environment.   Must be First Aid, CPR/AED certified. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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About NJIT

Located in the vibrant University Heights district of downtown Newark, NJ, just 20 minutes from New York City by train, NJIT is one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities. With an enrollment of over 11,000 students, a budget of over half billion dollars, and a full-time workforce of approximately 1,400 employees, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT’s faculty and staff take pride in preparing students to be leaders in the technology dependent economy of the 21st century.

As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women.