Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Coaching – Basketball
Internal Number: 44870
Recruits, trains and provides guidance to members of the Men’s Basketball team in a manner which promotes the academic, athletic and social success of athletes and is consistent with the mission and goals of the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department.
Major Task, Duties and Responsibility:
Represent the University of Bridgeport and the Athletic Department in a positive manner with a high degree of integrity and quality. Promote and support the University of Bridgeport and its mission. Promote and support the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department’s program mission and goals. Promote Men’s Basketball Provide leadership in the planning and operation of the program. Administer Men’s Basketball program within the policies of University of Bridgeport, Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and the NCAA. Organize and facilitate all daily practice sessions, contest preparation, competition and off-season training. Adhere to operating, equipment and scholarship budgets as established by the Athletic Department. Delegate responsibilities to assistant coaches, student workers Develop and maintain a successful recruiting system while maintaining a high level of visibility. Assist in promotion and public relations activities for the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department. Supervise and evaluate assistant coaches. Schedule contests in accordance with the policies set forth by the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department. Coordinate travel and meal considerations for away contests. Select assistant coaches in cooperation with the Director of Athletics. Enforce discipline and sportsmanship behavior. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or the Director of the Recreation.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; advanced degree preferred;
- CPR/AED certification;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Coaching at collegiate level for at least 5-10 years; demonstrated ability and passion to teach basketball.
- Ability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends;
- Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and meet University of Bridgeport’s Driving Requirements;
- Willingness to fundraise;
- Ability to interact with all levels of the university community.
NOTE: The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities of the position. You will devote your full time and best efforts to the performance of your various job duties and will observe any and all policies, rules and regulations that the University may now have or shall hereafter establish.