Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Preferred Education: Masters
Salary: Based on experience
Coaching – Basketball
Internal Number: 242598
Lead, operate, direct, and manage all aspects of a holistically successful NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Program at Georgia College & State University (GCSU), the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, in accordance with the University System of Georgia, Georgia College, Peach Belt Conference, and NCAA rules, regulations, and policies. Duties include, but are not limited to scheduling, recruiting, practice planning/organizing, game strategies, travel planning, budgeting, supervising assistants, public relations, campus and community engagement, successful departmental and program fundraising, and camps/clinics. This position is highly visible and the successful candidate must be able to effectively engage our students, faculty/staff, Greater Milledgeville/Baldwin County residents, as well as alumni and friends for support, including financial support and increased attendance at contests. The successful candidate should desire to recruit and retain high achieving students at Georgia College, which is one of the state’s three selective-admissions universities. In the most recent NCAA reports for Academic Success Rates, Georgia College student-athletes achieved the highest ASR for all NCAA Division II public institutions at 93%. Responsibilities Coaching – This is a professional position that oversees and administers a highly visible program and supports the Department of Athletics. Leading a competitive team within the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA Division II is a significant part of the position, but the successful candidate should also desire to work in a department that values and leads in sportsmanship. Georgia College has been recognized by the Peach Belt Conference as the Institution of the Year for Sportsmanship twice in the last four years the recognition was granted. The successful candidate will be required to recruit and retain high-achieving students in an academically selective liberal arts environment.
Recruitment – Recruits and retain high-achieving students at Georgia College.
Compliance – A commitment to the knowledge, understanding, and adherence to the rules, regulation, and policies of the University System of Georgia, Georgia College & State University, Peach Belt Conference, and the NCAA is essential.
Community Relations and Fundraising – The Head Basketball Coach is a highly visible position and the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop relationships and engage our students, faculty/staff, Greater Milledgeville/Baldwin County community, as well as alumni and friends for support, including financial support and increased attendance at contests. Working with the appropriate designee, the successful candidate will work closely with the Office of University Advancement to develop and implement a successful external fundraising strategy for the program and the department. Promote a positive image and demonstrate integrity for the institution and department of athletics in all operations and interactions. Foster positive relationships and engage the campus, community, alumni, friends, and the greater Milledgeville/Baldwin Country Community.
Other – Organize and administer basketball camps/clinics utilizing the policies and procedures of Georgia College that generate revenue and positively promote GCSU. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.