Rockhurst University, an NCAA Division II member institution and member of the Great lakes Valley Conference, is seeking applications for Head Men’s Basketball Coach.
Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service. Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.
It is the responsibility of the Head Men’s Basketball Coach is to lead a successful NCAA Division II program while operating the program in a manner reflective of the university’s mission. Excellence shall be attained through athletic success, academic achievement, service learning and leadership development.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Fielding a highly competitive program in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, the Midwest Region and nationally;
Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes;
Coach and schedule games, practice and conditioning;
Professional development: NABC membership and meeting attendance;
Monitor and balance team budget;
Participate in fundraising activities for the Athletic Department;
Monitor student-athlete’s academic performance;
Maintain facilities and equipment;
Promote the mission of the Athletic Department and Rockhurst University;
Organize Service Learning opportunities for men’s basketball student-athletes;
Create an atmosphere of compliance according to the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the University, NCAA and Conference regulations governing intercollegiate athletics, and department operating procedures established by the Director of Athletics.
3+ years coaching at the collegiate level or 5 years head coaching experience at the high school level;
Commitment to compliance and knowledge of NCAA rules;
Master’s Degree preferred.
Interested candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three references to [email protected] OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.