The University of Nebraska Kearney (UNK) seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Reporting to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Head Women’s Basketball Coach will serve as the leader of a program that competes in the highly competitive Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) as part of NCAA Division II. The Head Coach will be responsible for organizing, directing, and administering a competitive women’s basketball program in the MIAA and NCAA.
The general responsibilities of the Head Coach include, but are not limited to:
*Overseeing academic success, recruitment, design and implementation of effective practice and game plans; *Supervising off-season programs, scouting reports, and player development; *Supervising equipment oversight, travel planning, budget management, and summer camps programming; *Working with University representatives related to public relations/community involvement, community service initiatives, and fundraising.
The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and will require the same of staff members and student-athletes. Establishing a winning culture is expected of the Head Coach. Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of the University of Nebraska System, UNK, MIAA and the NCAA is a priority.
A bachelor’s degree with previous competitive basketball coaching experience is required. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree and more than five (5) years coaching experience in women’s basketball.
Confidential applications are welcomed and nominations are invited. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications and inquiries will be treated in strictest confidence. Complete applications should be received no later than March 20, 2015 for full consideration.
Applicants must include three separate documents in their application: (1) resume; (2) letter of application that specifically addresses the above responsibilities and qualifications; and (3) a listing of three (3) references, including names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.
Please note that applications must be submitted electronically in PDF format to Michelle Smidt at [email protected]
Final offer of employment is contingent on a successful background check.
Information requests and nominations should be forwarded to:
University of Nebraska Kearney
2501 15th Ave.
Kearney, NE 68849
The University of Nebraska Kearney is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
and participates in E-Verify. Individuals needing accommodation under ADA should contact the ADA Coordinator at UNK 308-865-8655 TTY/VOICE.