Location: Longview, Texas
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Coaching – Basketball
DUTIES: Responsible for the leadership and development of student athletes including:
Striving to ensure the development of the spiritual, academic and athletic aspects of all student-athletes
Counseling team members in disciplinary, academic, or personal matters while consulting with LETU administration on matters requiring resolution of problems.
Achieving assigned roster numbers
Recruiting and retaining highly skilled student-athletes consistent with the LETU philosophy and standards
Work to ensure we are the most effective and most successful athletic department in the American Southwest Conference in all facets
Preparing the student-athletes in the analyses of specific sport analyses and planning strategies accordingly
Preparing student-athletes physically by instructing proper strength and conditioning
Regularly serve in the department in any area needed, including spiritual development, home events oversight, and fundraising activities
Providing academic support and tutoring to student athletes in the program
Providing and working with student-athletes in opportunities to serve the community
Ensuring compliance with the University, ASC Conference and NCAA policies and regulations
Assist the head coach determining fiscal requirements and budgetary recommendations for the team, while monitoring, verifying, and reconciling expenditures of budgeted funds
Coordinating the scheduling, planning and management of home and away contests with the head coach
Monitoring academic progress and act as a liaison to the program
Performing other duties as requested by the head coach or Director of Athletics.
LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith committed to a Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- 1-2 years of related experience, preferably in the coaching of athletic programs at the collegiate level.
- Ability to be a dynamic leader within the athletic department
- Strong organizational ability
- Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students, and faculty members.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.
- An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:
Applications are reviewed in the order received and will continue until we secure a candidate for the position.
By applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who agree with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities considered without discrimination based on race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin, or genetic information. Direct inquiries about this policy to Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly
Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application and a current résumé to:
Staff postings must read:
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103