Head Men's Basketball Coach / Assistant Director of Athletics | Franklin College


Posted: 13-Mar-22

Location: Franklin, Indiana

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: Masters

Salary: Commensurate with Experience



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Salary Details:

Competitive compensation plan includes full benefits including, but not limited to: retirement, healthcare, dental, and vision.

Franklin College (Indiana) invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Director of Athletics. Franklin is an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. This is a full-time, 12-month staff position reporting to the Director of Athletics. The Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Director of Athletics serves a dual role between athletics administration and the management of a successful men’s basketball program.


– Leads a successful men’s basketball program in a manner consistent with the principles and goals of the institutional Athletic Mission Statement;

– Manages all non-coaching functions of the program including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of student-athletes; fund-raising/public relations, and alumni communication;

– Manages various budgets within prescribed responsibility;

– Works collaboratively with departmental colleagues and institutional colleagues in the areas of enrollment management, academic affairs, student affairs and development and alumni relations;

– Collaborates with other coaches and coordinates basketball practice schedules;

– Organizes home competition and tournaments to ensure a positive experience for the student-athletes;

– Facilitates all direct coaching activities during practice and competition;

– Manages team travel and associated budgets including: transportation, meals, and necessary lodging;

– Abides by the rules, regulations and philosophies of the College as well as any affiliation rules and regulations which may be applicable to the sport;

– Creates, models and oversees a culture of compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional regulations;

– Coordinates selection, supervision and evaluation of assistant coaches, in consultation with the Director of Athletics;

– Prioritizes and assists student-athletes in academic success;

– Follows and abides by all safety rules and regulations;

– Other duties as assigned;


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of five years of basketball coaching experience at the college level
  • Basic computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and use 
    and manipulation of spreadsheets
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people
  • A passion for active student engagement in learning 


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Familiarity with recruitment/enrollment software
  • NCAA Division III experience
  • Administrative or management experience