Head Women’s Basketball Coach | Upper Iowa University



Posted: 02-Jun-22

Location: Fayette, Iowa

Type: Contract

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Upper Iowa University (UIU) invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach. The Head Women’s Basketball Coach at UIU reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of building and maintaining a successful Women’s Basketball program on the NCAA Division JI level. Duties include, but not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies of the sport. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate game plans and strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Prepare competitive team schedule, participate in public relations/media activities, and fund raising initiatives. Oversee team travel coordination and other administrative processes and procedures. Prepare, monitor, and manage team budget. Ability to collaborate with Athletic Department staff members with regards to marketing and promotional initiatives; along with other University, Departmental, NCAA Division II, and conference initiatives. Select, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and NSIC policies, procedures, and regulations.

Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) years successful coaching experience in women’s basketball at the intercollegiate level. UIU is located in scenic northeast Iowa, sponsoring 16 intercollegiate programs on the NCAA Division II level and is a proud member of the highly competitive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.

UIU offers exceptional benefits, including tuition remission, health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation and sick time, and much more. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, including resume, names and contact information for three professional references. To apply visit, https://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/3062. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Bachelors degree required.
• Minimum of three (3) years experience in coaching or playing at the collegiate or professional level.
• Strong commitment to the concept of a student-centered, positive student-athlete Experience.
• Knowledge of the game of women’s intercollegiate basketball including techniques, strategies, and rules.
• Knowledge of NCAA rules.