Head Basketball Coach

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Head Basketball Coach is responsible to the Director of Athletics and responsible for administering a successful intercollegiate basketball program.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coaching assignment includes head coaching responsibilities for intercollegiate basketball and serving as transfer facilitator.
  • Responsible for the operation and management of the basketball program in accordance with Navarro College District, Region XIV and NJCAA rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Teaching assignments may include health and fitness activity classes, and possibly exercise science lecture classes.
  • Must be committed to meeting the educational goals of Navarro College’s students in an environment that promotes intellectual growth and develops human potential.
  • Must be collegial and collaborative.
  • Must demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, integrity, and respect when interacting with students, peers, classified employees, administration and the public.
  • Must observe proper and appropriate channels of communication, enforce the policies and regulations of the college and strive to support and improve college programs.
  • Teaching all classes as assigned or scheduled and maintaining contractually-defined office hours that are supportive of students.
  • Active involvement in student recruitment, advising and retention is expected.
  • Must be ethical, responsible, and adaptable.
  • Must be willing to seek opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Must embrace the mission and objectives of Navarro College.
  • Must have developed a passion to teach and coach others in the athletic and fitness fields.
  • Must administer the departmental budget, including operating budget and scholarship budget.
  • Other duties may include: scheduling, recruiting, practice planning/organizing, public relations, departmental fundraising and camps.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education, Athletic Administration, or related field.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with all institutional, Region XIV and NJCAA rules and regulations.

Preferred:

  • Five or more year’s college coaching experience.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds including sensitivity to their needs and concerns.
  • Ability to teach physical education skills courses and/or basic health courses.
  • Ability to prepare game schedules in addition to coordinating all practices, game plans, travel arrangements, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.

REPORTS TO:  Director of Athletics

SALARY:  Commensurate with Education and Experience (This is an 11 month position to be paid over 12 months annually)

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled