Robert Morris University, a very successful mid major NCAA Division 1 Women's Basketball Program, is seeking to fill the position of assistant coach in their Women's Basketball Program. This position serves as a full-time assistant reporting directly to head coach.
GENERAL FUNCTION Responsible for much of the management and administration of the intercollegiate Women’s Basketball program within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.
1.Use expert technical knowledge of the sport of women’s basketball to assist in the development and coaching of a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes. This includes:
a. Monitor and advise all students in the women’s basketball program on issues of academic achievement, scheduling, tutoring, and study table.
b. Responsible for all planning and execution of team travel logistics, including transportation, lodging, meals, and meetings.
c. Participate in video analysis of team competition and practice, including mastery of state-of-the-art digital video editing systems.
d. Participates in team and individual player development through practices, film study, and in-game instruction.
e. Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes.
2. Assist in the effort to recruit quality student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. This includes:
a. Travel to evaluate prospective student-athletes.
b. Arrange all campus visitations in collaboration with the Office of Enrollment Management.
c. Assist in the provision of all correspondence with prospective student-athletes, coaches, and parents.
3.Administrative Duties, including:
a. Assist the Head Coach in the performance of public relations and fundraising duties as needed.
b. Assist in ensuring program compliance with all NCAA, Northeast Conference and University rules, including completion of required Compliance documentation and timely reporting of all known violations to the Director of Athletics or Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.
c.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
i.Perform public relations and fundraising duties as needed.
ii.Ensure program compliance with all Northeast Conference, and University rules, including completion of required Compliance documentation and timely reporting of all known violations to the Director of Athletics or Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.
4. On occasion may need to drive on behalf of the University.
For additional information regarding this position and other employment opportunities, visit our website at www.rmu.eduQualified applicants should email their resume (referencing this listing) and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Robert Morris University, Human Resources, 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township PA 15108.
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Robert Morris is a beautiful 230-acre residential campus, located 17 miles from the bustle of downtown Pittsburgh. A strong student population of 5,000 graduate and undergraduates represent nearly every state and 40 countries from Brazil to Vietnam. Robert Morris stresses engaged and career oriented learning. The athletic department at Robert Morris sponsors 16 Division I varsity sports that compete in the Northeast Conference, College Hockey America and Atlantic Hockey.