Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Colby College

The Colby College Department of Athletics seeks an assistant women’s basketball coach beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021. This is a full-time appointment with benefits. The assistant basketball coach’s responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all duties involved in running a competitive Division III basketball program. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our College, including its cultural and ethnic diversity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • On-site coaching in games and practices, including organization and implementation of daily practices
  • Prepare film breakdown and analysis, and present analysis to team members
  • Plan and prepare for games
  • Contribute to strength and conditioning program including one-on-one strength and conditioning work with student athletes
  • Provide support and encouragement to student athletes including academic counseling and advising
  • Monitor academic progress of athletes
  • Recruit and retain talented athletes successfully
  • Research academic and athletic credentials
  • Build relationships with prospective student athletes and their families through email, phone, and one-on-one meetings
  • Organize and implement overnight visits
  • Understand NESCAC and NCAA rules, compliance, and laws
  • Ensure safety and well-being of student athletes
  • Serve as an effective role model for college-age students
  • Provide effective communication to head coach
  • Collaborate effectively with other Department of Athletics’ team members
  • Serve as a coordinator of team travel
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the basketball program
  • Position will have a secondary assignment within the Department of Athletics
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

KEY RELATIONSHIPS: This position has significant interaction with high school and college student athletes, their families, coaches, and administrators.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Operates on gymnasium floor, turf, grass, and training rooms. General open office and campus environment. Position involves sitting, movement, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds in coaching and training situations. Frequent travel and early morning/evening/weekend work is required.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply electronically by clicking the “Apply Now” button on the Colby College website. Please submit a letter of interest including salary requirements, resume, and the contact information of three professional references. Materials should be addressed to:

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Search Committee Office of Human Resources Colby College 5500 Mayflower Hill Waterville, ME 04901-8855

If you experience difficulty uploading your documents, you may submit any .doc or .pdf materials to hr@colby.edu. Please do not submit duplicate materials.