Under the direction of the Director of Student Life and Athletic Administration, manage all aspects of the college’s men’s basketball program including but not limited to:
- Recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes
- Enhancement of academic success, campus conduct and personal development of student-athletes
- Coordination of strength and conditioning program and comprehensive skill development program
- Leading student-athletes in intercollegiate competition
- Management of program resources
- Supervision of an Assistant Coach(es)
- Other duties as assigned
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct all basketball operations in compliance with the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (WPCC) bylaws, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) bylaws and college policies and procedures.
Provide rules education for student-athletes and coaches regarding NJCAA and WPCC bylaws, as well college policies and procedures to ensure compliance in areas of academic eligibility, amateurism, student conduct and student-athlete integrity.
Develop, oversee and implement all training, conditioning, skill development and gameday activities for the basketball program. Work collaboratively with Director of Student Life and Athletic Administration to ensure that adequate health and safety measures (including any requisite sports medicine staffing) are in place to maintain student-athlete welfare.
Ensure that program operations are consistent with any institutional or government requirements related to any sort of public health emergency situation.
Work with the Director of Student Life and Athletic Administration and Associate Vice President for Communications to coordinate the development and promotion of the men’s basketball program.
Recruit student-athletes for the program who fit the institutional and athletic culture of the College and whose entrance eligibility is aligned with WPCC and NJCAA standards, while ensuring that the recruiting process remains compliant with both WPCC and NJCAA regulations and college policies and procedures.
Provide a strategic framework to assure the holistic development of student-athletes, enhancing their athletic growth alongside their personal and professional development.
Work collaboratively with the Student-Athlete Academic Success Coordinator to provide mentorship to student-athletes while monitoring their academic performance, ultimately ensuring timely progress towards degree completion and graduation.
Collaborate with athletic administration and the financial aid office to create and maintain a financial aid plan. Develop financial packages for players based on residency, financial aid and scholarship ability.
Develop a community and campus engagement strategy for student-athletes within the program, in collaboration with the Director of Student Life and Athletic Administration.
Represent the Community College of Beaver County and the men’s basketball program in a professional manner and exhibit sportsmanship at all times.
Work with the Director of Student Life and Athletic Administration to develop and oversee the budget and resource management for the men’s basketball program, including management of the yearly competition schedule.
Perform other departmental- and program-related duties as required.
This position has supervisory responsibilities for any and all Assistant Coaches.