The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will be responsible for the direction of a NCAA Division II basketball program and the coaching functions related to the sport of women’s basketball.
Duties: coach and develop athletes to achieve success on the court and in the classroom; comply with NCAA, Great American Conference, and university rules and regulations; provide effective management of games and practices; recruit student athletes; assist in fundraising; manage budget; supervise staff; communicate with alumni; organize and manage camps and clinics; establish a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community; and perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. Additional work responsibilities will be assigned based on qualifications.
Qualifications: earned bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred; 3-5 years coaching experience equivalent to Division II, collegiate experience preferred; demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven leadership and management ability; aptitude to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports; possess academic achievements; proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes; and budget management experience. All SAU employees are expected to demonstrate excellence in interpersonal behaviors and be committed to effective collaboration with colleagues.
Interested parties should send a letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and the contact information of five (5) references to Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, P.O. Box 9288, Magnolia, AR 71754-9288 or HR@saumag.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, review begins immediately. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.