Location: Belmont, North Carolina
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Coaching – Basketball
Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach. The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will oversee all aspects of an established collegiate basketball program, including, but not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward degree, budgeting, scheduling, game and practice preparation, individual and team development, facility maintenance, fundraising, and community activity. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by the NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and Belmont Abbey College.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a vision in the recruitment of student-athletes that fits well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue. The minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree as well as previous experience in coaching Men’s Basketball.
Candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the unique mission of the college to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. It is necessary that the incumbent support, embrace, and instill the habit of excellence and virtue to foster the vision of Belmont Abbey College as a Benedictine institution that finds glory in the true, the beautiful, and the good. The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support the richness of our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff, and the greater community. In addition candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our faithfully Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, statement of understanding of the College’s mission, and contact information for at least three references. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.
Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, NC.