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Head Coach-Women's Basketball


Apply now Job no: 505956
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Student Affairs

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

Direct and manage all aspects of NCAA Division I Women's Basketball program. Coach, monitor and develop recruiting programs; provide distinct and meaningful student experience, supervise activities of assistant coaches and administrative/operations staff; maintain academic integrity of program; assist with fund raising; operate program within NCAA, University and Conference guidelines; demonstrate commitment to department mission and core values; participate in public relation activities; assist with scheduling of non-conference games.

Responsibilities:

Academics & Student-Athlete Experience|Communicates importance of academic success to student-athletes |Encourages student-athletes to set and achieve academic and career goals |Team achieves appropriate team & individual grade point averages and maintains appropriate graduation rate (and academic progress rate) | Utilizes academic progress reports and works closely with SASS team advisor | Develops rapport and communicates well with student-athletes |Instills accountability consistently and effectively as appropriate| Provides positive motivation and fosters student development | Ensures team is involved in community service and campus life

Coaching & Professional Development |Hires and effectively supervises quality staff |Encourages and supports development of staff |Displays a technical knowledge of the sport and stays informed of coaching trends, techniques and strategies |Effectively prepares team in pre and post season training and during season| Effectively prepares for game day and makes successful in game adjustments | Exercises appropriate behavior and language during practice and contests |Team performance meets expectation for the current season |Develops the talents of athletes throughout their careers

Compliance |Follows NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations | Attends educational seminars/meetings |Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations |Completes forms in a timely manner and maintains complete compliance reporting records | Holds staff accountable for following rules. Essential

Management & Administration |Demonstrates commitment to the mission of the University and the department. | Aligns with department and University vision and goals.|Manages program within budget | Completes and submits forms and expense reports in a timely fashion | Effectively communicates with sport supervisor. |Demonstrates strong leadership skills and serves as a role model to students and staff

Public Relations and Fund Raising | Effectively communicates with internal and external constituents | Demonstrates professional appearance and conduct and attends departmental and campus events | Communicates with Athletics Communication, Athletics External Relations and Athletics Development staff members regularly and responds to requests in a timely manner | Fosters successful relationship with alumni, friends and boosters | Meets fundraising goal and is visible in the community

Recruiting | Recruits student-athletes capable of academic and athletic success | Correctly identifies potential in prospects | Manages recruiting operations in compliance with rules and regulations | Interacts effectively with recruits, parents and prospect coaches | Employs ethical principles in recruiting

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Successful background on the collegiate level as an athlete and a coach is required; head coaching experience preferred. Thorough knowledge of recruiting practices and NCAA regulations required. Previous experience with budgetary procedures and strong communication skills are necessary.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Salary Grade:

 13

Additional Information:

 

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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