Part -Time Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Loras College

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Posted: 16-Jun-22

Location: Dubuque, Iowa

Type: Part-time

Salary: To be discussed at interview

Categories:

Coaching

Coaching – Basketball

Sector:

Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 6.16.22

Loras College is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is inclusive, rich in diversity, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs basketball coaching and management activities, including recruitment of student-athletes in a National

Collegiate Athletic Association–Division III intercollegiate basketball program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develops and implements a sound and effective basketball philosophy.

Participates in the identification, evaluation and recruitment of potential basketball student-athletes.

Prepares scouting reports and game plans.

Analyzes opponents and Loras personnel on film.

Directs and coordinates with assistant coaches, practice schedules and meetings.

Monitors the academic progress of assigned basketball student-athletes in the program.

Coordinates the physical development of each student-athlete through appropriate condition,

strength and practice sessions.

Assists in the recruitment, employment and evaluation of assistant basketball coaches.

Remains accessible to the media, alumni, boosters and general public to publicize and promote the

basketball program.

Advises and counsels student-athletes academically, athletically and socially.

Responsible for assigned areas of the basketball budget.

May recommend the purchase of new basketball equipment, supplies and uniforms.

May represent the College at Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference meetings.

Assists in the coordination of travel arrangements for road trips.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Head and Assistant Coaches.

Supervises weight room sessions and on field/court conditioning sessions.

Supports the mission and vision of the College and respects the College’s Catholic tradition.

Performs other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea. Coaching and Development – Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas. Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Competitiveness – Willingness to strive to get ahead or to finish projects. Conflict Resolution – Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation. Diversity Oriented – Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type. Enthusiastic – Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task. Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. Goal Oriented – Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result. Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals. Mission and Vision of the College – Demonstrates a commitment to the Mission and Vision of Loras College. Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability. Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative. Team Builder – Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (four-year college or university) required. Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience: Two-years related experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of collegiate basketball. Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association-Division III and the American Rivers Conference as they pertain to collegiate basketball preferred. Coaching and playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Demonstrated success in coaching basketball and recruiting quality student-athletes.

Other Requirements: Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the techniques, fundamentals and drills associated with basketball. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superior, colleagues, student-athletes and subordinates. Ability to analyze strengths and weaknesses of the basketball program and develop problem-solving solutions. Possess high energy level, strong work ethic, and a positive attitude. Good organizational and communication skills. Ability to represent the philosophy of Loras College to alumni, members of the Loras community, the media and prospective students. Skilled in the use of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Suite.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE. Applicants must go to: http://loras.applicantpool.com to apply. Please upload: your letter of application and resume. The finalist will need to pass a background check before receiving a written employment offer.