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Head Women's Basketball Coach

Employer
New Mexico Highlands University
Location
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 10, 2020

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

Position
Head Women's Basketball Coach

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Type
Regular

Position Summary

This position directs, provides leadership, and oversees all coaching duties for the women’s basketball Program. Directs and coordinates all aspects of recruitment and training for athletic competition and oversees the planning of the program activities while developing high expectations for student athletes to achieve in the classroom and athletic environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Recruit quality student athletes to participate in the women’s basketball program for New Mexico Highlands University which is affiliated with the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference;
• Continually assess athletic ability and improvement and provide high levels of guidance to assist improvement of student athletes in these areas;
• Demonstrated success working with limited resources;
• Participate and generate in fundraising activities for the women’s basketball program and athletic department;
• Develop high expectations for student athletes to achieve in the classroom and in the athletic environment;
• Develop performance standards for athletes and coaches to achieve high levels of competition;
• Assess athletic improvement regarding student athletes and provide high levels of guidance to assist improvement of athletes in these areas;
• Utilize researched based methods of instruction to ensure that athletes receive high quality coaching;
• Organize, plan and implement practice and game plans to ensure that NMHU athletes have a chance to compete at the highest levels;
• Provide mentorship to student athletes and provide a social and academic network for the athletes to use if they need additional assistance in these areas;
• Provide assistance to the athletic department if needed including but not limited to supervising other athletic events, working alongside NMHU athletes in community service projects, and assisting the Athletic Director with any additional reasonable requests;
• Provide proper supervision to athletes on road trips;
• Schedule non-conference women’s basketball games;
• Promote the women’s basketball program in a positive manner;
• Supervise the women’s basketball program in accordance to the RMAC and NCAA rules and regulations;
• Perform related duties as assigned;
• Maintain regular attendance.

Minimum Job Requirements

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any field
• Experience: Five (5) years coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in any field and Collegiate coaching experience
  • Demonstrated successful coaching experience at the collegiate level
Special Conditions for Eligibility

• Complete NCAA Coaches Curriculum within first two (2) weeks of employment;
• Must possess and maintain a valid NM driver’s license. Selection of an out of state candidate will require possession of a valid New Mexico Driver’s license within sixty (60) days of employment.
• Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and odd hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules;
• Ability to exhibit strong leadership and management skills;
• Knowledge and skill in budget preparation and fiscal management;
• Knowledge and willingness to learn, then exhibit strong adherence to NCAA, RMAC, and NMHU rules, regulations and policies;
• Knowledge of NCAA student athlete academic eligibility requirements;
• Ability to demonstrate competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty;
• Ability to exhibit strong interpersonal and communications skills;
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
• Knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules;
• Knowledge of travel/lodging planning and scheduling;
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
• Skill in Organizing and coordinating;
• Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques;

Physical Demands

• Standing……………………….Frequently
• Walking………………………Frequently
• Bending………………………Frequently
• Squatting……………………Frequently
• Climbing ……………………Frequently
• Kneeling ……………………Frequently
• Lifting up to 50 pounds……Frequently

Working Environment

• Work is normally performed in an indoor setting.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu

Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity:
Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
AS840P

Open Date
03/10/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest; 2) Resume; 3) Names, telephone numbers and email address of three (3) Professional references in online application; 4) Unofficial copies of transcripts. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts. References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interview. Upload required materials with online application. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at hr@nmhu.edu NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Quick Link
https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/8940
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
Optional Documents
  1. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail


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