Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Department Statement

Colgate Athletics Mission: To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence

Athletics Department Values:
Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking
Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal
Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence
Cohesive – Close-knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork
Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners


Responsible for the execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within the assigned sport or area.

These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
◦Adhere to Head Coach’s philosophy
◦Athletic instruction/coaching.
◦Program operations and administration as designated by head coach

Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development.
These will include:
◦Monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
◦Ensure student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities

Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation.

These will include:
◦Video breakdown
◦Use of appropriate video-editing software
◦Coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies
◦Coordination of team film sessions
◦Development of scouting reports

Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy.
◦Exercises independent judgement regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
◦Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit
◦Decision-making authority in the allocation of scholarship allocations (as applicable)
◦Attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
◦Monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
◦Developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:

◦specific conference
◦athletic department
◦university policies
◦Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam
◦Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings
◦Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs

Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

To include:
◦Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
◦Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
◦Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community

Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present.

Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching.

Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program.

Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff. Assistant Coach has independent discretion on all hiring and termination of student employees and part-time casual wage staff.

Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority ( CSA ), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications

Previous collegiate playing and/or coaching experience.

Proven competitive success.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience recruiting.
Experience playing and/or coaching at a Division I school.


Bachelor’s degree required.

Job Open Date 10/06/2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary EEO Statement

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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