Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach and Associate in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics | Columbia University



Posted: 16-May-22

Location: NY, New York

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: Commensurate with experience



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 95958

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Assist in achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence.
  • Assist in 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 excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities.
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in the pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach.
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising.
  • Responsible for teaching in the required Physical Education program.
  • Promoting the success of gender and minority equity initiatives by engaging in related recruiting activities and programs.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Council of Ivy League Presidents, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
  • Performing duties as assigned by the Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualification:

  • A high level of competency in Basketball skill instruction and motivation
  • An understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment;
  • Strong recruiting, teaching, leadership and coaching skills.
  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualification:

  • Ability to work and communicate with faculty, administrators and members of the Columbia community.
  • Ability to work within the framework of NCAA and Ivy League regulations.
  • Successful background in collegiate coaching, preferably at the Division I level