Robert Morris University is seeking to fill the position of Performance Coach, Basketball.
Overview: Responsible for the provision of Sports Performance services to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA. This position is funded through a donation. Continuation of this position is dependent upon extension of donation
• Use expert technical knowledge of Strength and Conditioning and Nutrition to develop a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes, as well as demonstrating athletic excellence. This includes:
o Organize, supervise, and instruct, with a hands-on approach, the conditioning and strength workouts for the athletes in the basketball programs of the Department.
o Provide assistance at team practices in maintaining conditioning, stretching techniques, and other technical aspects of performance enhancement.
o Provide nutritional information and counseling to the basketball athletes.
o Travel with the basketball teams as directed by the Head Coach.
• Administrative duties, including:
o Work closely as liaison with the athletic training staff to ensure the safety and health of student-athletes. Must be available by phone on weekends and evenings.
o Establish a leadership/mentor role among student-athletes and other supportive staff while promoting sportsmanship and responsible behavior both during and outside of athletic competition.
o Perform all other duties as assigned by the Head Coaches.
For additional information regarding this position and other employment opportunities, visit our website at www.rmu.edu.
Qualified applicants should apply online at http://careers.rmu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492871/performance-coach-basketball
At Robert Morris University, we believe that institutional equity reflects our continued commitment to a community where everyone is both valued and respected. Institutional equity encompasses racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity, cultural perspectives, national origins, sexual orientation, physical ability, as well as socioeconomic contexts, and educational backgrounds. We are dedicated to developing a diverse population by fostering an environment where intellectual and social growth, individual perspectives, and all human experiences are valued. We strive to be an inclusive community that celebrates and embraces differences as a means of responding to the cultural and social demands of a global society. Inherent in our inclusion efforts is a strong commitment to intercultural and global education to produce and include citizens who will serve as educational, social, economic and cultural ambassadors to the world. EOE
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.