Head Coach – Women's Basketball | University of North Dakota – Athletics

Hiring Department: ATHLETICS – Head Coach – Women’s Basketball

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification: Salary is Commensurate with Experience, Benefited, Full-time, Exempt

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM (Central Time) on the closing date.


Position Details: A Complete Position Description is available as an attachment in the bottom right corner of this position announcement.

The mission of the University of North Dakota Athletics Department is to support UND through intercollegiate athletics while providing our student-athletes the opportunity to compete, learn and grow. It is UND Athletics vision to create champions in the classroom, community and competition while providing a united and diverse culture.

Our Core Values: accountability – take responsibility for your actions; integrity – respect each other and do what is right; loyalty – take pride in everything you do, commit to excellence and invest in honorable relationships.


Provide instruction specific to the women’s basketball program that includes teaching proper skills and techniques, teaching basic physical health concepts(to include nutritional education), teaching team and individual leadership concepts/skills as well as providing general safety instructions: Design instructional/training in-season/off-season specific to assigned player groups and individuals; Teach basic physical health concepts (to include nutritional education) specific to assigned player groups and individuals; Provide instruction related to team and leadership concepts/skills specific to assigned player groups and individuals; Provide general safety instruction for all activities in which the team and/or individuals participate; Specifically instruct student-athletes on safe training and exercise techniques; Provide support and encouragement to promote the mental and physical well-being of the student-athletes; Serve as a role model and demonstrate a professional working relationship with student-athletes; Develop a competitive program within the conference with the goal of post-season play; Achieve academic success and acceptable graduation rates for team by providing academic support to the student-athletes, directing the student-athletes to the proper resource offices and enforcing all academic policies.

Provide social media supervision of student-athletes; Motivate student-athletes and develop athletic and academic talent and ensure assistant coaches are doing the same; Provide overall supervision for team practices and games, practice/game management and game preparations/strategies; Provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes; Follow all NCAA, conference, UND rules and regulations.

Recruit and evaluate prospective Student-Athletes: Recruit quality prospective student-athletes for the women’s basketball program; Organizing of recruiting visits (both in home and on campus – official & unofficial visits); Conduct recruiting process with integrity, ethics and knowledge; Handle documentation for each prospective student-athlete in accordance with NCAA and UND Athletics Department compliance protocols/rules; Submit paperwork related to recruiting in a timely manner as directed; Adhere to all NCAA, conference and UND rules and regulations.

General Program Administration: Maintain effective professional working relationship with all student-athletes, staff, all coaches/programs, administration, alumni, general public, NCAA and conference officials; Hire quality assistant coaches, as applicable, and provide supervision of staff (assistant coaches, direct reports, administrative assistants, when applicable); Maintain an effective work ethic concentrating on efficiency in tasks assigned and timely completion of requested materials/forms; Ensure student-athlete and head coach attendance at all required meetings (including but not limited to: compliance, life skill, and administrative meetings); Provide disciplinary supervision of student-athletes and promote/support of all related policies; Perform budget development and demonstrate fiscal management, adhere to all budget parameters and mandates and support all related policies; Administer and supervise team travel; Effective management of admissions, compliance, housing, and eligibility issues; Adhere to all academic, admission, eligibility and housing policies and support all related policies; Ensure staff adheres to all budget, academic, admission, eligibility, compliance and housing policies and support all related policies; Follow all NCAA, conference and UND rules and regulations.

External Functions: Media Relations/Community Service/Public Relations/Fundraising/Marketing/Camps & Clinics: Ensure team participation in community service activities; Be responsive to local, regional and national media; Maintain contact with team alumni, boosters, and fans; Serve as a spokesperson for the University’s program; Develop community support for the program via social media and marketing and promotional actions; Participate in Athletics department and fundraising activities; Support marketing efforts – address marketing and branding issues, as requested, assist with the marketing of the sport program (use of social media), as appropriate; Provide social media supervision of student-athletes and support all related policies; Supervise, manage, and implement all aspects of camps/clinics/special events, as applicable; Adhere to all camp and compliance parameters/mandates and support all related policies and ensure assistant coaches are doing the same as applicable; Other duties assigned by Director of Athletics or Sports Supervisor.