Women's Basketball Head Coach | Cochise College

Position Summary: The Head Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for overseeing all aspects of coaching the highly competetive NJCAA women’s basketball program, recruiting student athletes, coordinating practices and activity travel, and in promoting events and activities.
Essential Functions: As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.

APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED VIA WEBSITE: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cochisecollege/jobs/2752837/ft-womens-basketball-head-coach

Note: Cochise College requires a post offer, pre-employment background screening of all employees.

Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Minimum rate is Associate’s degree prepared. Maximum rate in master’s degree prepared plus 30 units.

This position is open until filled, with applications reviewed upon receipt.  The open position may close at any time.

Duties and Responsibilities: Within the scope of college policies and procedures, this position:

Provides quality coaching and instruction to students participating in the women’s basketball program; develops, implements, and teaches related basketball program curriculum; enforces safety regulations and procedures through supervision of students

Plans, directs, and coaches an intercollegiate women’s basketball program that develops student/athletes’ fullest potential while being regionally competitive and ethically run; ensures NJCAA rules and regulation compliance; recruits student athletes who can achieve academic and athletic success; and assists student athletes in realizing individual and team goals

Supervises and coordinates basketball events and activities; attends scheduled basketball practices, classes, and all competitions

Provides ongoing oversight of student athlete’s conduct both on and off the court; assists with conflict resolution; provides guidance with negotiating campus processes such as registration, financial aid, residence life; assists with the development of positive interpersonal relationships including campus integration with other students and faculty; enforces safety regulations and procedures through supervision of students involved in the program

Assists in developing the women’s basketball program annual budget, monitors expenditures including allocation of scholarships, and develops and implements a successful fund raising plan to meet program needs, goals, and objectives

Works with Director of Athletics to schedule events and travel; develops an event management plan for each home game; provides information to Public Information Officer for press releases, season previews, hometown news articles, women’s basketball program web site, and feature stories to various media in compliance with the college’s and the NJCAA’s policies and procedures; attends assigned college, department, and division meetings as required

Performs related duties as assigned.

General Expectations: Employees are expected to accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective and competent manner and to strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Additionally, employees must understand the comprehensive role of the community college and cooperate and work harmoniously with students, faculty and staff, and the public. Employees will follow all college policies, rules, regulations and guidelines as they relate to this position.

Work Environment: Work is primarily performed on a basketball court, classroom or office setting under general supervision and with appropriate climate controls. Travel is required. Working early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.
Physical Requirements: Essential functions of this position require: lifting, manual dexterity, large motor skills, ability to communicate.

Heavy work: Occasional lifting and carrying objects up to 75 pounds, Frequent lifting and carrying, pushing, or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and/or continuous lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling 10-20 pounds. 

Mental Application: Utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, critical thinking, adaptability and creative problem solving skills are important

Reports to Athletic Director