Head Women's Basketball Coach | California State University, East Bay



Posted: 27-Apr-22

Location: Hayward, California

Type: Full-time



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

#513528 Head Coach (12 Month) Head Women’s Basketball Coach (Temporary through December 31, 2022 with the possibility of reappointment)



Cal State East Bay’s beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.



Salary Range: $8,703.00/month to $11,781.00/month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $8,703.00/month to $10,242.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hr/benefits/index.html


The head coach for women’s basketball is a full time position dealing with the management of all facets of the women’s basketball program to produce an athletically competitive, academically successful and socially responsible team.

Head coaching responsibilities to include but are not limited to: game and practice coaching; program administration; budget management; involvement in campus, alumni, constituent and community engagement; recruiting; supervision of assistant coach(es); supervision of camps and direct involvement in program-specific fundraising efforts; recommending a schedule of competitions; coordination of team travel; monitoring of academic progress, retention and counseling of student-athletes; creation of an environment where degree attainment is a priority; and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. It is expected that the program will be conducted with honesty and sportsmanship at all times within the rules and regulations of the CCAA and the NCAA.  


Coaching and program administration:

  • Complete day-to-day planning and supervision of practices and competitions for basketball.
  • Work with sport supervisor and / or appropriate department staff to schedule competitions and order necessary equipment and uniforms within budget used department guidelines.
  • Plan and complete all team travel arrangements including cash advances and billing for hotel, air transportation, ground transportation and meals working with the department business manager and / or designated staff member.
  • Attend all department and assigned staff meetings.
  • Complete any and all required department, campus, CSU, CCAA and NCAA trainings.

Academic progress and compliance:

  • Work with academic advisor, compliance office and student-athlete to ensure all student­-athletes make progress towards degree completion and graduation.
  • Complete all department and NCAA requirements for compliance including, but not limited to, weekly playing and practice hours, weekly recruiting logs and team updates for squad lists.
  • Work through compliance for admission of student-athlete through both university and NCAA Eligibility Center requirements. Attend rules education meetings.


  • Following NCAA Division II, CCAA and department guidelines recruit prospective student-athletes at a level to compete in the CCAA and NCAA successfully.
  • Travel to appropriate competitions to evaluate.
  • Plan and complete official and unofficial visits on campus for prospective student-athletes.

Community, Department, and Constituent Engagement:

  • Plan for and facilitate the involvement of basketball student-athletes in appropriate community engagement initiatives.
  • Ensure that basketball student-athletes participate in the Student Athlete Advisory Council.
  • Prepare and execute annual program plans for the purpose of the engagement of constituents (e.g., alumni; fans; parents) and program specific fundraising efforts.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Complete other duties as assigned (ex. serve on pertinent department and campus committees as needed) 


A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of successful collegiate basketball coaching experience; demonstrated collegiate recruiting experience; strong organizational and administrative skills; ability to interact effectively with prospective and enrolled student-athletes, fellow coaches, athletic department team members, and university administration; demonstrated strong commitment to student-athlete retention and academic achievement; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse student, faculty, staff and community is essential; must possess or be able to obtain a California Driver’s License.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff and community is essential.


Master’s degree with an academic background in kinesiology/physical education, sports management or a related field; five or more years of successful collegiate head coaching experience; collegiate recruiting experience in California; prior staff supervision experience; demonstrated program level budget management experience and knowledge of Division II NCAA rules and regulations.


Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment.  Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university’s third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.


All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.


The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to [email protected].


Please visit www.csueastbay.edu/jobs and click on Faculty, Staff and Management Employment Opportunities.