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Head Men's Basketball Coach - Marian University's Ancilla College

Marian University (IN)
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

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

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Position Title
Head Men's Basketball Coach - Marian University's Ancilla College
Job Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University Ancilla College (Plymouth, Indiana) seeks qualified applicants for a Part-Time Head Men’s Basketball Coach ( MUAC is a NJCAA School). This position reports to the Athletic Director at Ancilla. All MUAC staff members and coaches promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by contributing to the ongoing development of student-athletes in their academics, athletics, and faith.

Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, regional institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. It offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Marian University has been experiencing significant growth over the last decade and is expanding its academic offerings.

Coaches are expected to lead with Franciscan values and be able to provide strong mentorship to their students.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, through transformative education unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, institutional policies.
  • Develop and implement a successful Basketball program that aligns with the school’s mission and values.
  • Recruit and retain talented student-athletes to build a competitive team.
  • Plan and execute effective practice sessions and game strategies.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and guidance to student-athletes on and off the court.
  • Maintain compliance with NJCAA rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate and communicate with athletic department staff, academic advisors, faculty, and other campus stakeholders.
  • Manage the team’s budget and travel arrangements.
  • Promote the program through community engagement and fundraising activities.
  • Ensure the academic success and personal development of student-athletes.
  • Attend coaches’ meetings and training when required/or needed.
  • Coordinate all meal/food planning and needs with campus food services or make the team’s arrangements for food on weekends or when traveling.
  • Responsible for checking all athletes’ grades and attendance weekly and reporting challenges or concerns to AD every Friday at noon.
  • Schedule all lodging and traveling needs (scheduling vehicles) with campus maintenance/ops and AD.
  • Manage assistant staff as needed to help with these tasks/responsibilities
  • Submit all purchase orders/supply orders by deadlines and follow the proper process for turnaround to assistant AD.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Coaching experience at the collegiate level or head coaching experience at the high school level.
  • Knowledge of NJCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to recruit and motivate student-athletes.
  • Commitment to the academic and personal growth of student-athletes.
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a current resume, contact information of three current references, and responses to the supplementary mission & identity questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How do you think Marian University’s mission, as well as the Catholic Franciscan identity, will support your work as a professor/administrator?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How will the work you do in your role at Marian University be different in light of the mission and identity of the University?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How will you promote the success of those from marginalized groups?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * In what ways will your work promote and support transformational leaders that are trustworthy, healthy, skilled and inquisitive?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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