Organization: Executive Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Towson University is a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association. This position, under the direction of the head coach, teaches and provides instruction in the sport of women’s basketball and assists in the planning, promotion and administration of a quality Division I women’s basketball program. This position is responsible for player development and scouting.
The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will be responsible for independent planning and implementation of a season long plan for a set group of student-athletes. Participate in all aspects of practice instruction and game coaching. Create scouting reports, as assigned by the head coach, and provide instruction to team related to strategy derived from scouting reports. Recruit and evaluate prospective student-athletes through the use of technology, conducting contacts and evaluations while adhering to all NCAA regulations. Make recommendations to the head coach and recruiting coordinator related to visits and scholarship offers. Assist with academic support, fundraising activities, community service including communication and outreach to Alumni. Responsible for knowledge and adherence to NCAA rules. Complete recruiting logs and other end of year summaries and correspondence within JUMPForward and in coordination with the compliance office. Performs other duties as assigned by the head coach.
Bachelor’s degree and two years successful coaching experience at the camp/clinic, high school or collegiate level and/or experience as a Division I Director of Basketball Operations. Ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level. Ability to accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively and work well with other coaches, students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential. A demonstrated commitment to building a positive team culture, and commitment to personal and professional development of student-athletes. Needs to have the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and University. Master’s degree and experience as a Division I student-athlete preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission.