To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Job Description Summary
Assist the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in overseeing the direction of the Varsity
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)
1. Assist the Head Men’s Basketball Coach in the following areas: ● Plan, organize and administer the University’s Men’s Varsity Basketball program ● Coordinate the recruitment of men’s basketball student-athletes on a national basis ● Develop and implement men’s basketball practice sessions to determine needs for individual and team improvement ● Evaluate Michigan Tech and opposing team capabilities to determine game strategy and manage/prepare team for competition; determine strategy during games in consultation with Head Coach ● Coordinate travel arrangements (lodging, meals, etc) for team travel ● Enhance and promote the internal and external visibility and recognition of the University and team to a variety of alumni, campus and off-campus groups ● Actively organize and participate in fundraising and alumni activities ● Provide necessary resources to monitor and promote the academic success of student-athletes ● Act as social media liaison for the Men’s Basketball Program ● Represent and act on behalf of the University as directed by the Head Coach and/or VP for Athletics and Recreation ● Teach activity classes in the KIP Department 2. Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work. Actively engage in University continuous improvement initiatives. 3. Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work.
● Minimum of 3 years experience playing and/or coaching basketball at the collegiate level
Desirable Education and/or Experience
● Minimum of 2 years experience coaching at an NCAA DII or DI institution ● Recruiting experience, specifically in recognizing michigan tech profiles ● Professional Basketball coaching experience ● Working knowledge of the GLIAC conference teams ● Working knowledge/experience with video software to aid in film breakdown specifically synergy
● Demonstrated ability to foster a positive and enthusiastic team attitude ● Superior written and oral communication and public relations skills ● Mental agility and dedication to ingenuity ● Exceptional organizational and administrative skills ● Demonstrated strong work ethic ● Demonstrated commitment to comply with all NCAA rules and regulations ● Demonstrated excellent decision making capabilities ● Ability to create positive relationships throughout the program ● A passion for the success of student-athletes ● Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff. ● Demonstrated commitment to contribute to a safe work environment.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands
The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 4 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
Employee Safety Overview
Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
Annual Data Security Training
Annual Title IX Training
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.
Other Conditions of Employment:
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. Visa sponsorship is unavailable at this time. This is not an E-Verified Position.
Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)
Negotiable, Based on Experience
Title of Position Supervisor
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Internal & External
Dependent on Funding
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)
Your references should include the contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
Our scope is international. Our approach interdisciplinary. We work at the intersections of communication, composition, literature, modern languages, philosophy, rhetoric, visual studies, linguistics, gender studies, and technical communication. Our students develop the communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their future lives.Applications from women and BIPOC scholars are highly encouraged by both the department and the institution. Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals.