Director of Sports Performance for Women's Basketball

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 11221 University Title Assistant Coach 1 University Job Family Athletics ORP Eligible Yes For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Single Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Director of Sports Performance for Women's Basketball Position Number FA3030 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group Executive & Senior Level Leadership Department Athletics Office Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The chief purpose of the Director of Sports Performance for Women’s Basketball is to ensure that student-athletes are in good physical health and provide them with the tools to develop and optimize their athletic capabilities. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Athletics and the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, the Director of Sports Performance for Women’s Basketball works to further VCU Athletics’ mission to win conference and national championships, provide a first-class student-athlete experience, serve as a source of pride for the University and community, and cultivate graduates who excel as leaders.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Minimum hiring standards include:
-Bachelor’s degree;
-Minimum of two (2) years’ experience at the NCAA Division l level;
-Willingness and ability to work flexible hours which includes nights, weekends, and overnight travel;
-Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association OR National Strength & Conditioning Associate ( NSCA ) certification;
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a multi-tasking environment, with a strong sense of principles and ethics in regard to the welfare of student-athletes; and
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Preferred hiring standards:
-Advanced degree or training & experience equivalent to an advanced degree;
-Strength & conditioning experience with the sport of women’s basketball.

Required Licenses/ Certifications

-Current CPR / AED /First Aid certification; and
-Valid driver’s license.

Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40+ Normal Work Days/Hours Monday - Friday/8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m./nights and weekends Job Open Date 05/21/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Every member of the university community has a stake in and responsibility for VCU’s continual achievement of inclusive excellence. Please share your past contributions toward promoting equity, diversity and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived and professional experiences will impact your commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment at VCU.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have experience working directly with a women's basketball program as a strength and conditioning coach?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Association or National Strength & Conditioning Association Certification?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Do you have at least 2 years experience as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Div 1 Level?
    • yes
    • no
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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