Men's Head Basketball Coach

Lee College
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 14, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Men's Head Basketball Coach

Posting Number: 0001040

PS Position#: 00000400

Position Status: Full-Time

Salary: Salary is based on the Lee College Faculty Salary Scale - 12 Month. Placement on scale is commensurate with education and experience.

Department: Athletic Director

Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the college-sponsored, men's basketball program. Teaches academic courses in the Kinesiology department.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Basketball Coach Responsibilities:

  • Plan and direct athletic skills development for the student-athletes.
  • Recruit student-athletes in accordance with the mission of Lee College, the NJCAA, and Region 14.
  • Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletics department, and Lee College measures to support their academic performance.
  • Advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and Lee College policies and ensure compliance.
  • Responsible for on time data entry and submission into the NJCAA Compliance Portal.
  • Cooperate with the College Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical attention and physical training services.
  • Work with the Athletic Director on the selection and scheduling of team contests.
  • Assist the Athletic Director in resolving cases where a student-athlete violates an applicable regulation.
  • Instruct student-athletes individually or in groups in techniques of basketball.
  • Organize and execute effective team practice and coaching.
  • Assess basketball players' skills and assign team positions.
  • Evaluate own and opposing team capabilities to determine winning game strategy.
  • Participate in scheduling, planning, and travel arrangements for away competition.
  • Identify, evaluate, and encourage application and acceptance of student-athletes in accordance with College, NJCAA, and Region 14 policies and regulations.
  • Effectively manage and evaluate the performance of the assistant coaches and other program personnel.
  • Participate in fundraising.
  • Plan and conduct at least 4 summer camps for community children and youth.
  • Monitor team budget to ensure budgetary guidelines established by the athletic Director are maintained.
  • Purchase and ensure maintenance of basketball equipment and uniforms.
  • Monitor expenditures against budge; prepare budget data for review/approval by the Athletic Director.
  • Foster relationships with alumni, community members, and donors seeking support for the team.
  • Participate in speaking engagements for the college and support community initiatives.

Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Teach Kinesiology courses such as: Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness (KINE 1164), Personal/Community Health (KINE 1304), and Foundations of Kinesiology (KINE 1301).
  • Qualified applicants must be committed to student learning, integrating technology into the curriculum, and encouraging engaged scholars.
  • Maintain accurate student accounting records in compliance with Lee College requirements.
  • Submit required student reports to the Admissions & Records Office according to schedule.
  • Direct and evaluate the learning experience of the students in accordance with adopted curricula and approved procedures.
  • Teach assigned classes in keeping with approved syllabi, outlines, and instructional materials.
  • Provide counsel/guidance to students when there is a need.
  • Faculty members may be required to teach evening, summer, online, hybrid, dual enrollment, and weekend classes.
  • Support and participate in strategic initiatives and faculty required committee work.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security-sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s (or higher) degree
  • CPR/EAD/First Aid certified
  • Commitment to working towards the shared vision of the Athletic department team
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to make sound administrative decisions
  • Knowledge of the skills, techniques, and strategy of the sort at the collegiate level
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to travel in and around the Lee College service area
  • Must be available to work mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s (or higher) degree in Kinesiology or a related field
  • Three (3) years of coaching experience at the collegiate level
  • Experience competing as an athlete at the collegiate level
  • Coaching and/or recruiting experience as Head Coach or Assistant Coach at the collegiate level
  • Experience as an Athletic Director

Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

If other, provide location:

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)

In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.

Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

To apply, visit

Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.


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