McMurry University Head Men’s Coach

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Major/Essential Duties of the Job: The major/essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following functions which, are not listed in any particular order of importance or significance:
• Recruiting: identifies prospective scholar-athletes qualified for admission to McMurry University; effectively communicates with prospective scholar-athletes; effectively communicates and coordinates recruitment efforts with McMurry’s Office of Admissions.

• Coaching/Scholar-Athlete Experience: demonstrates knowledge of, and ability to develop, sport skills, strategies and philosophy; promotes scholar-athlete welfare and provides appropriate mentoring to scholar-athletes and assistant coaches.

• Program Administration: operates within all University, American Southwest Conference and NCAA III guidelines; schedules practices; maintains inventory of equipment, uniforms, and supplies; carry out team travel according to established policies and procedures; effectively communicates within the department and with University community on matters pertaining to the men’s basketball program.

• Supervision: identifies, hires, trains and evaluates assistant coaches; ensures that assistant coach adhere to all University, American Southwest Conference and NCAA III guidelines.

Occasional duties: As assigned by the Athletic Director, which may include secondary responsibilities

Required Education/Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

2. Four years experience in coaching at the college level or significant experience coaching at the high school level, or equivalent required and/or collegiate playing experience.

3. Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both a team and individual setting.

4. Ability to recruit outstanding scholar-athletes to a strong academic environment.

5. A commitment to providing a positive role model and leadership to the team as well as excellent communication skills are required.

6. Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.

Preferred Education/Experience:

1. Master’s degree preferred.

2. Three to five years coaching experience at the college level.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to: Debbie Ford, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Search, McMurry University, 1 McMurry University Box 188, Abilene, TX 79697, Email: [email protected]