Head Men's Basketball Coach | Millikin University

Millikin University, a NCAA Division III institution, is accepting applications for Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Millikin is a member of the CCIW, one of the most competitive conferences in Division III. Recruitment and retention of highly qualified student-athletes will be keys to success in the program. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position reporting to the Director of Athletics. A second duty may be assigned dependent on the candidate’s strengths and experience.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on a beautiful seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois, Millikin characterizes its education by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. Last year, 97% of Millikin graduates gained employment or admission into professional or graduate school within six months of graduation.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.Recruit and retain athletically skilled and academically qualified student-athletes into the men’s basketball program.

2.Oversee the men’s basketball budget.

3.Develop and implement modern and effective basketball techniques and strategies through practice and competition.

4.Arrange transportation and practices schedules in context of department guidelines, working with appropriate departmental and institutional personnel.

5.Establish and maintain effective relationships with local media, high school coaches, the Decatur community and the extended Millikin University community to promote the men’s basketball program in a positive manner.

6.Comply with all applicable Millikin University, CCIW and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.

7.Develop a competitive season schedule of non-conference games within the NCAA Division III philosophy.

8.Attend all departmental, conference and other professional meetings.

Other Duties:

1.Perform a second duty as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

2.Serve on institutional committees and task forces as assigned.

3.Serve as Griswold Gym Supervisor.

4.Serve as Athletic Facility Monitor.

5.Serve as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Instructor for the Athletic Department as assigned.