Women’s Basketball Graduate Assistant | Regis University

Details

Posted: 11-Mar-22

Location: Colorado

Type: Part-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree

Categories:

Coaching

Coaching – Basketball

Sector:

Collegiate Sports

Salary Details:

The graduate assistant position is a two or three year assignment beginning with the 2022-23 academic year. The graduate assistant will receive a scholarship of $15,000 annually.

JOB SUMMARY: It is the responsibility of the Graduate Assistant Coach to help lead a successful NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball program at Regis University. The athletic programs are the front porch of the institution and it is paramount that the Graduate Assistant Coach help operate his/her program in a manner that is representative of Regis University. Excellence shall be attained through athletic success, academic achievement, service learning, and leadership development. This individual will support the mission of the University and bring knowledge and passion for the game. Above all, this person will help guide young people spiritually, academically, and socially during their time as students on our campus.

Working at Regis University

As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.

MAJOR DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential:

1) Assist in the planning and implementation of training sessions and games

2) Recruit qualified student-athletes

3) Daily operations of the Women’s Basketball program

4) Monitor student-athlete’s academic performance

5) Fundraise for the Athletic Department

6) Professional development

7) Promote the brand of the Athletic Department and Regis University

8) Service Learning

9) Create an atmosphere of compliance

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institution of higher education.

Must maintain compliance with NCAA DII recruiting modules.

Must maintain CPR and Safety training certificates.

Experience:

Minimum of three years of experience as a high school, club, and/or collegiate coaching.

The following skills, abilities and physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.

Skills:

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Problem Solving — Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

 

Knowledge:

Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Law and Government — General knowledge of relevant laws and government regulations.

Mathematics – A working knowledge of quantitative skills and their application.

 

Abilities:

Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to reach a logical conclusion.

Ability to negotiate and manage conflict/dispute resolution processes.

Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

Diversity and Inclusion – Ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of inclusive excellence that celebrates our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.  Some local, regional, and/or national travel is required.

Other Requirements:

  • Time commitment: Understand that this position will only be a good fit for someone who intends to make coaching a career and understands that total commitment to the program is required. Long hours, including evenings and weekends, will be required in this position.
  • Applicants must submit to a background check, subject to review and approval by Regis University.
  • Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to a Regis University’s master’s program. Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the admissions application immediately. The admissions process for Regis’ graduate programs is completely separate from the application for this position. For information about Regis University’s graduate programs, please visit http://www.regis.edu.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume (with references) to:

Molly Marrin

Head Coach

[email protected]