Head Women’s Basketball Coach | Haverford College



Posted: 21-Jun-22

Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Haverford College invites applications to our available full-time, exempt, benefit-eligible Head Women’s Basketball Coach position.

This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III Women’s Basketball program including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices, game day coaching, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, budget management, fundraising activities and adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules. Additional administrative duties will be assigned.


Conduct practices and games

Enforce departmental policies and team rules as to travel and conduct both on and off the field

Supervise and Evaluate Assistant Coaches

Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, support staff (trainers/SID/S&C/Facilities Director/etc.) and the faculty liaison

All Full-Time athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings

Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA

Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student-athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Women’s Basketball Program

Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program. Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips

Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches

Continued and consistent communication with alumnae

Scheduling of all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals

Support of community service programs for student-athletes

1st Aid, CPR, AED Certified

Other Duties As Assigned:

Such assignments will be made by and discussed with the Director of Athletics.

Line of Report: The Head Women’s Basketball Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics.

Education, Training & Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree and 1st Aid/CPR/AED certification are required. Prior coaching and recruiting experience in basketball at the college level is preferred.  A Master’s degree is strongly desired.

Special Requirements:

    Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 child abuse clearances
    Ability to be available for evening and weekend games and events
    Valid U.S. driver’s license and ability to pass a motor vehicle record check
    Priority will be given to candidates who currently hold the First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications; should the final candidate not currently hold those certifications, they will be provided an opportunity to obtain them in the first 30 days of employment
    All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination (to include a booster dose when eligible) unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required for this Position

    Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):

        Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
        Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
        Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
        Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
    Pulling (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
    Pushing): (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
    Carrying (to hold objects while moving the entire body): Up to three hours
    Walking (to move the entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours
    Standing (to maintain the body in erect posture in a stationary position): 3-6 hours
    Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours
    Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
    Kneeling (to maintain the upper body in erect position while resting knees on the ground): Up to three hours
    Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, or inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
    Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours
    Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours
    Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): 3-6 hours

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.