Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Terra State Community College

Terra State Community College

Fremont, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for all aspects in assisting the head coach with the intercollegiate athletic team. Duties include but are not limited to practice and meet preparation, recruiting and retention of student-athletes, managing and updating NJCAA Eligibility Center status for athletes, fund-raising, scheduling, public relations, community service and strict adherence to all NJCAA, OCCAC, and College rules. This position is part-time. Position Contingent on Funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists Head Coach with recruitment and retention efforts of student athletes.
  • Assists Head Coach in monitoring and guiding student athletes with accomplishing their academic and athletic goals.
  • Assists Head Coach in ensuring the safety and well-being of student athletes.
  • Complies with all institutional and departmental policies and procedures, Athletic Department handbook, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) by-laws and eligibility rules. Assists Head Coach with completion of all necessary paperwork and correspondence.
  • Assists Head Coach in ensuring student athletes understand the relationship between academics and athletics and the concept of student athlete.
  • Assists Head Coach with program goals and direction, home and away scheduling, travel budgets; and record-keeping procedures.
  • Assumes head coaching duties and responsibilities in the event the Head Coach is unable to perform those duties.
  • Assists Head Coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition.
  • To be present anytime members of the team are assembled in an official capacity unless alternative arrangements are made with the Head Coach.
  • Utilizes information management system(s) and other databases to track student contacts and information.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Program Area Responsibilities (as applicable):

  • Ability to effectively communicate one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom situations.
  • Ability to develop and complete projects and tasks without continued direct supervision.
  • Proficient in word-processing and presentation software, internet, and e-mail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and community population.
  • Capability to teach in more than one discipline.
  • Demonstrates ability to advise students.
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work a combination of days/evening/weekend schedules.
  • Proven record of integrity and leadership.
  • Willingness to advance the goals of the Athletics Department, including fundraising.
  • A commitment to the academic success and graduation of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of international/nationwide/statewide recruiting is preferred.
  • Position will include frequent evenings, nights, and weekends.

Education and/or Work Experience:

  • Associate's Degree required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum two (2) years' playing and/or coaching, higher education experience preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom situations.
  • Ability to develop and complete projects and tasks without continued direct supervision.
  • Proficient in word-processing and presentation software, internet, and e-mail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student and community population.
  • Capability to teach in more than one discipline.
  • Demonstrates ability to advise students.
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work a combination of days/evening/weekend schedules.
  • Proven record of integrity and leadership.
  • Willingness to advance the goals of the Athletics Department, including fundraising.
  • A commitment to the academic success and graduation of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of international/nationwide/statewide recruiting is preferred.
  • Position will include frequent evenings, nights, and weekends.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (as applicable):

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Maintains certification for CPR; First Aid; Blood Borne Pathogens; and Sexual Harassment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirement of the job change.