Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball

Recruiter
California University of Technology
Location
Pasadena, United States
Posted
10 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2017
Ref
6553
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Sessional

Job Summary

The Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball is primarily responsible for assisting, in compliance with NCAA, and conference rules/regulations: on-the-floor coaching, practice and game preparation, and player development.

Other roles may include, but are not limited to, assisting the Head Men’s Basketball Coach with all aspects of program operations, including: recruiting high academic student athletes, video editing and analysis, travel management, administrative and programming tasks, scouting of opponents, advanced analytics, fundraising, outreach, camps and clinics, scheduling, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrating a high level of teaching and coaching competency in sport skill instruction, sport strategy, tactics and rules, physical training and fitness and student motivation in practice execution.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes; collaborating on academic monitoring and guidance of students where appropriate.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to the NCAA, SCIAC Conference, Caltech and the Department of Athletics and Recreation’s values statement, including sportsmanship on and off the field of play, positive leadership and the desire and ability to act as a positive role model and representative of the Institute at all times.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including: writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of excellent working relationships with all members of the Department and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletic program on and off campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be knowledgeable and skilled in all areas of the sport.
  • Knowledge of SCIAC & NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate attendance and other informational record keeping.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to maintain it throughout the course of employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Each coaching staff member may be required to perform physical tasks such as:

  • lifting, carrying, loading sport specific equipment; up to 80 pounds,
  • -set up and tear down of sports contest support equipment;
  • -some care and maintenance of sport specific or general athletic facilities
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain accurate attendance and other informational record keeping.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Each coaching staff member may be required to perform physical tasks such as:

  • lifting, carrying, loading sport specific equipment;
  • set up and tear down of sports contest support equipment;
  • some care and maintenance of sport specific or general athletic facilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of relevant experience.

*Preference will be given to those with a strong undergraduate academic record.

  • CPR, AED, First Aid certifications preferred.
  • Collegiate playing experience preferred.
  • Organized coaching experience preferred.
  • Teaching through digital images; creating and using emerging technologies. Advanced computer skills, proficiency in video editing, and knowledge of advanced analytics are preferred.

Supervisory position? No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Open Date 06/30/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled
Yes

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.