Head Coach Ferris State University

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Position Details

Position Title Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Advertised Salary Salary to Commensurate with Qualifications
Posting Number A0001410
Location Ferris State University – Big Rapids
Number of Positions Available 1
FLSA Non-Exempt
Part-time/Full-time Full-time
Position Type Administrative
Summary of Position Direct and coordinate the women’s basketball program to include recruiting, practice planning, student-athlete development, monitoring of student-athlete academic success, fund raising, budget management, and adherence to NCAA, GLIAC, and University policy and guidelines.
Posting Date 04/10/2015
Initial Application Review Date 04/30/2015
Closing Date
Open Until Applicants are Selected, Selected for interview, or Position Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Transcript 1(Required): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of Bachelor’s degree.

Transcript 2(Optional): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of Master’s degree.

Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Required Qualifications

Required Education Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Required Work Experience Five years of effective coaching and recruiting at the collegiate or major high school level. Must exhibit sound leadership qualities with clear and effective communication skills both orally and written. Must have experience in recruiting, player development, and roster management. Applicable experience in fundraising or budget management, preferably both.
Required Licenses and Certifications

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered Masters degree.



Duties Exhibit strong leadership and professionalism in dealing with student-athletes, maintain integrity beyond reproach and foster a motiviating environment while operating a program with a high degree of discipline and accountability.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Oversight of daily practice planning, game preparation, recruiting and scholarship allocation.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Support and monitor player’s academic success and personal issues.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Represent Ferris State women’s basketball at; conference meetings, rules education seminars, community invlolvement activities, conferences and seminars related to athletics.
Essential/Marginal Marginal
Duties Represent Ferris State women’s basketball at various conference and conventions and attending department meetings, rules education seminars and community involvement activities.
Essential/Marginal Marginal
Duties Provide skill development and strength & conditioning for players.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Coordinate game scheduling and team travel.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Manage budget, expenditures, purchasing and scholarship allocation processes.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Coordinate fundraising, camps and revenue generating initiatives designed to balance annual budget.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Schedule and engage in public relations initiatives that create revenue and positive image for the university.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Maintain positive relations with Michigan high schools, as well as other high schools in Ferris State’s recruiting footprint.
Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties Perform other administrative duties associated with the position or assigned by the Athletic Director.
Essential/Marginal Essential

Responsibilities / Skills and Abilities


Required Physical Abilities

Required Skills and Abilities

Required Skills and Abilities Must possess a strong desire to facilitate the academic and athletic needs of students. Strong business, fund raising, marketing and promotional skills and the ability to work with various support groups. Must have thorough knowledge of NCAA, GLIAC and University rules and excellent communications skills.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this job opportunity?
    • HigherEd Jobs web site
    • MI-HERC web site
    • Diversity Trio web site
    • Diverse Jobs web site
    • Pioneer
    • Chronicle
    • Grand Rapids Press Newspaper
    • Cadillac Evening News Newspaper
    • Morning Sun Newspaper
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1

Optional Documents

  1. Transcript 2