Eastern Washington Assistant Men’s Coach

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Job Summary/Essential Functions:

Start Something Big with Eastern Washington University. We are currently seeking an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach.

This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to Head Men’s Basketball Coach and ultimately the Athletic Director or sport supervisor. It is the responsibility of the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach to work closely with the head coach to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of a Big Sky, NCAA Division I assigned sport program. Several components of this job include, responsible for taking the lead role in recruiting, completing daily/weekly activity logs with student-athletes, student-athlete welfare issues, liaison with equipment room and Adidas contract, responsible for scouting teams and video exchange with other schools. This position also provides educational, monitoring, and supervisory components as well as working within a shared facility. This person will work closely with the athletic department support staff, equipment staff, sports medicine staff, sport & recreation center staff, Athletic Academic Coordinator/Advisor and the Athletic Compliance Coordinator. Will also work collaboratively with relevant constituent groups.

It is the responsibility of the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to university, Big Sky and NCAA rules compliance. Will assist in the direction, develop and management of all aspects of the assigned sport program including but not limited to; recruiting, talent evaluation, conducting training and development of student athletes within the team concept, scheduling, budget management, supervision of additional staff and monitoring academic progress of the team.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU event and sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. It’s a great day to be an Eagle!

Conditions of Employment:

Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first 60 days of employment.

Must be able to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test for off-campus recruiting within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.

Required Degree: Bachelor’s Degree

Degree required by: Date of application

Screening to Begin: 05-18-2015

Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions.

% Full Time: 100%

Term of Appointment: 12 months

Work Schedule: Must be able to work evenings and weekends and travel with the Basketball team. Must be available in the summer to work basketball camps and recruit on recruiting weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of three (3) years experience working with Men’s Basketball; valid driver’s license; the ability to learn and adhere to the Big Sky Conference and NCAA rules; and computer technology/literacy required.

Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University. In the event the Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, Employee shall report same promptly to the Athletic Director, Compliance Coordinator, or his/her designee.

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in a related field with five (5) years of collegiate experience working as a Men’s Basketball Coach.

Collegiate recruiting experience at the NCAA Division I, II or III level.

No previous history of NCAA violations.

Collegiate, junior college or high school head coaching experience.

Collegiate playing experience.

 

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