Minot State University is seeking candidates for a full-time Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. MSU is a proud member of NCAA Division II and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
This position is responsible for assisting in creating and maintaining a successful men’s basketball program for the institution. This position reports directly to the head men’s basketball coach.
Principle Accountabilities: 1.Assist in development of a competitive men’s basketball program that will represent the institution and community in a positive manner.
2.Work with Associate director of Athletics for Compliance and Student Life to ensure all players meet applicable eligibility requirements and prepare all necessary forms on a timely basis.
3.Assist in development of practice and competition schedule.
4.Assist in conducting productive and meaningful practice sessions.
5.Assist in making travel arrangements for team and recruiting.
6.Conduct fundraising activities to supplement program budget.
7.Conduct and direct instructional camps for area youth.
8.Work with Assistant Director of Athletic for Communication and Media Relations on providing program information and statistics to media and fans via press releases, media guides, game programs and web site.
9.Assist in development of recruitment plan and actively recruit student athletes.
10.Assist in development of and actively participate in a plan to enhance public relations for the basketball program.
11.Track academic progress of student-athletes within the program
12.Establish and maintain an ethical and moral code of behavior and living that is expected of all players and staff members within the program.
13.Develop practice schedules and teach the fundamental skills of the game.
14.Follow all NCAA, conference and institutional policies.
15.Actively participate in campus committees and forums.
16.Support the philosophy and mission of the department and institution.
17.Perform all other duties as assigned.
This position is best filled by an individual with an undergraduate degree, Master’s preferred, and significant coaching experience in either a professional or University environment. Experience coaching in a competitive men’s basketball program preferred.
Ability to identify and recruit outstanding student-athletes is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A thorough understanding of, and experience with, NCAA and Conference rules and regulations is required. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours and requires the ability to travel with a substantial time commitment during the fall and the spring.
Review of apllicants will continue until the position is filled. To apply please visit: https://www.minotstateu.edu/hr/jobs.shtml?category=2150+Athletics%7CCoaches
About Minot State University
Located in north central North Dakota, Minot State University is a place where east meets west. Nestled on the northern edge of the Mouse River Valley, the campus stands at the heart of the "Magic City."
The city of Minot - nicknamed the "Magic City" for its phenomenal growth during the early 1900s - is a regional center for commerce, culture, healthcare, agribusiness and industry. Minot is home to Minot Air Force Base and is a key service provider in the burgeoning Bakken oil play that's made North Dakota's economy one of the strongest in the United States.
Vision 2013 is the map that navigates the success of MSU. Offering more than 60 undergraduate majors and several graduate degrees, we've positioned ourselves to meet growth in fields such as criminal justice, education, management, nursing, social work, the sciences, energy economics and finance and management information systems. Graduates from our master's program in speech-language pathology are highly sought after.
We provide students an exceptional education at one of the most affordable prices in the nation. We are committed to individual student success: with a student-teacher ratio of 14:1, class sizes are opti...mal for hands on learning. We encourage student involvement in research; we emphasize campus and community engagement; and our strong athletic programs participate in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in the NCAA Division II.
MSU is an international campus, with students from 28 countries - many from Canada. Most U.S. students hail from North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota. Nearly all 50 states and several Native American tribes are represented in our student body and on our faculty. In return, we have a strong study abroad program allowing MSU students to study nearly anywhere in the world.
Minot State University: A place to have the experience of a lifetime.