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Head Coach, Men's Basketball

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  • This is a full-time, 12-month position which provides direction for planning, budgeting, organizing, and maintaining a well-balanced, competitive men's basketball program. The program will operate within the athletic policy and guidelines of Georgian Court University, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and NCAA Division II. Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.

    Essential Functions:

    Head Men's Basketball Coach 60%

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  • Organize program fundraisers and participate in departmental efforts and partnerships.
  • Implement service and community engagement activities.
  • Hire and supervise assistant coaches.
  • Collaborate the recruitment of student athletes with assistant coaches and Georgian Court admissions counselors.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Athletics and athletic administration.
  • Evaluate individual and team performances. Develop and train leaders to represent their program. Conduct mid and end season reviews and hold exit meetings of all student-athletes of the program.
  • Actively monitor the academic performance of student-athletes.
  • Be informed and enforce GCU, CACC, and NCAA rules and guidelines. Successfully complete NCAA Division II Rules Modules and stay current with all compliance rules and procedures. Attend meetings or workshops as appropriate.
  • Certification in CPR and First Aid/AED required.
  • Be knowledgeable of the university’s commitment to the Mercy Core Values of respect, integrity, compassion, justice, and service; and support those values in all aspects of interaction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Administrative Responsibilities 40%
  • This position will have rotational administrative duties that may include Equipment Manager, Fitness Center Manager, Community Engagement, Student Employee Supervisor/Assignor, SAAC Advisor, or other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
  • This position will have game day supervisory responsibilities.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
  • Bachelor's required; Master's Preferred.
  • Experience in collegiate coaching/coaching men preferred.
  • Knowledge of NCAA II rules & regulations.
  • Excellent PC knowledge/experience (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong management and organizational skills.


Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence

Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court became a fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.

Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum that is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.

The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.

The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values-respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.

Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools:

  • The School of Arts & Sciences
  • The School of Business
  • The School of Education

Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include:

  • Small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1
  • Personalized education-faculty members readily available for mentoring
  • All classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants
  • Inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service

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