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Head Men's Basketball Coach|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Director of Athletics|
Under general supervision, the Head
Men's Basketball Coach coordinates all aspects of the operation of Niagara
University Division I Men's Basketball program.
- Supervise and
coach men's basketball coaches and programs under the regulations of the university,
the NCAA and the MAAC;
academic and personal support;
- Instruct student
athletes in athletic matters;
students for men's basketball programs;
for administrative duties such as maintain budget, hire, lead and supervise personnel
under his/her direction;
- Assist in the
creation and implementation of marketing strategies and in the promotion of the
men's basketball team;
- Serve as public
figure for university, handling public speaking, personal appearance and media
- Engage with on
and off campus communities in order to build support for the men’s basketball
- Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and employee personal information,
student grades, etc.), both during and after their employment with the
University. Any question regarding the confidentiality of material,
should be referred to the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the
employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
- Considered Essential Personnel whose physical
presence is required on campus and must also be prepared to address those
functions remotely (from off-campus) as needed when operations are restricted
or the campus is closed.
- Perform other
duties as assigned
30% Supervise and coach men's basketball coaches
and programs; instruct student athletes in methods and strategies. Follow and conform to NCAA rules and
25% Recruit student athletes for men's
15% Provide academic and personal support.
15% Maintain budget and other administrative
duties. Consistently lead and supervise
all employees who report to this position and write a minimum of one
performance review annually for each employee at a time recommended by human
15% Public appearances and media responsibilities.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Strong organizational, interpersonal,
written and oral communication skills.
- Strong knowledge of basketball coaching
techniques and the ability to effectively communicate those techniques to the
- Knowledge of recruiting techniques and
the ability to use those techniques effectively for men's basketball programs.
- Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and
- Ability to work evenings, weekends and
holidays including both individual and group travel.
- Ability to
drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university business.
- Ability to
travel when necessary.
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks
involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications,
calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand
movement. All individuals are required
to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to
themselves or others.
Bachelor’s degree is required.
- A minimum of three years’ professional
coaching experience in a college/university setting.
valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both
University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving
a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.
Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: