Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach, to begin May 2015.
Responsibilities. This is a full-time, 10-month position, reporting to the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities include the leadership, organization, administration and supervision of all aspects of the intercollegiate men’s basketball program, including but not limited to: • Recruiting qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, in collaboration with the Admission Office; • Planning, scheduling, organizing and conducting practices and competitions, including necessary travel, accommodations and meals; • Providing feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance; • Demonstrating a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes by monitoring and actively encouraging participants to succeed academically and represent the College with the utmost integrity; • Managing resources and budgets; • Conducting fundraising and alumni development activities, as appropriate, under the guidelines of the Department of Athletics. • Attending athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities; • Working with the Office of Athletic Media Relations and the Office of Marketing and Communications with respect to internal and external publicity; • Representing the College and the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times; • Complying with all NCAA, conference and college policies and regulations; and • Performing such additional responsibilities within the Department of Athletics as may be assigned.
Qualifications. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree required, and Master’s Degree preferred; • Prior collegiate competitive playing experience; • Proven basketball coaching experience, preferably Division III, with a track record of success (head basketball coaching experience preferred); • Proven basketball recruiting experience; • Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills; • Basic competency in Microsoft Office applications is required; and • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier
Application. Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references. The cover letter should address the qualifications contained in the profile above.
Deadline. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For More Information. Contact Sheryl Falls, director of human resources, at [email protected]
Equal Opportunity. Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse faculty, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups. Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Bridgewater College has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to obtain resources to enhance the College’s facilities, including the recent addition to and renovation of the College’s primary athletic facility. The College is posting the following Notice as required by federal law for organizations which benefit from the USDA’s funding program.