Responsible for much of the management and administration of the intercollegiate Women’s Basketball program within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.
Use expert technical knowledge of the sport of Women’s Basketball to assist in the development and coaching of a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes. This includes: Monitor and advise all students in the women’s basketball program on issues of academic achievement, scheduling, tutoring, and study table. Responsible for all planning and execution of team travel logistics, including transportation, lodging, meals, and meetings. Participate in video analysis of team competition and practice, including mastery of state-of-the-art digital video editing systems. Participates in team and individual player development through practices, film study, and in-game instruction. Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes.
Assist in the effort to recruit quality student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. This includes: Travel to evaluate prospective student-athletes. Arrange all campus visitations in collaboration with the Office of Enrollment Management. Assist in the provision of all correspondence with prospective student-athletes, coaches, and parents.
Administrative Duties, including: Assist the Head Coach in the performance of public relations and fundraising duties as needed. Assist in ensuring program compliance with all NCAA, Northeast Conference and University rules, including completion of required Compliance documentation and timely reporting of all known violations to the Director of Athletics or Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.
All other duties as assigned. On occasion may need to drive on behalf of the University. Must be available by phone and email after typical business hours.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
At least three years of coaching, or collegiate playing experience in the sport of basketball required.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Commitment to student-athlete welfare, academic success, NCAA/University rules.
Valid Driver's License is required.
Exemption Status: Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check: Yes
Required to Pass a Credit Check: No
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
About Robert Morris University
Approximately 5,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 42 states and 32 nations are enrolled at Robert Morris University, which is located in Moon Township approximately 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
Robert Morris University offers 60 undergraduate degree programs and 20 graduate degree programs in five academic schools: the School of Business, the School of Communications and Information Systems, the School of Education and Social Science, the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
RMU’s mission is to change our students’ lives so that they can go out and change the lives of others for the better. We do this through professional experiences, service learning, global experiences, undergraduate research, campus leadership, and cultural experiences. These activities are documented on RMU’s unique Student Engagement Transcript.
More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. Student organizations include varsity, club and intramural sports, sororities, fraternities and student government. RMU has 23 NCAA Division I athletic programs,... including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse.
The university has 571 employees, which includes 200 full-time faculty members.