The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites nominations and applications for the position of Men’s Basketball Head Coach (R98883). The Men’s Basketball Head Coach is a twelve month position and will be responsible for successful execution in planning, developing and administering all phases of the Men’s Basketball coaching and recruiting program. All duties and responsibilities are governed by state, federal and university policy
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, part of the University of Arkansas System, is a metropolitan university dedicated to providing excellence in education to a diverse student body and to serving the needs of a vibrant and growing region of the state. The Head Coach will lead a program that competes at the NCAA Division I level in the Sun Belt Conference. The UALR Athletic Department includes 14 sports for men and women.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Men’s Basketball Head Coach will manage a Division I Basketball program as Head Coach, in accordance with NCAA, Sun Belt Conference and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock regulations. Areas of responsibility include coaching, recruiting, conditioning, scouting, budget, summer camps/clinics, administration of sport, supervision of assistant coaches, public relations, fundraising and other duties as assigned. The Head Coach will have general knowledge of the academic eligibility requirements for students and compliance with NCAA rules and regulations; excellent communication and organizational skills and desire to work in an environment that promotes teamwork and collaboration.
Required Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree with five years basketball coaching experience.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.