The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will be responsible for the direction of a NCAA Division II basketball program and the coaching functions related to the sport of women’s basketball.
Duties: Coach and develop athletes to achieve success on the court and in the classroom; comply with NCAA, Great American Conference, and university rules and regulations; provide effective management of games and practices; recruit student-athletes; assist in fundraising; manage budget; supervise staff; attend staff meetings; communicate with alumni; organize and manage camps and clinics; establish a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community; perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. Additional work responsibilities will be assigned based on qualifications; perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred; 3-5 years coaching experience equivalent to Division II; collegiate experience preferred; demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven leadership and management ability; aptitude to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports; possess academic achievements; proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes; budget management experience. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information of five (5) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR, 71753. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled.. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.
About Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University is a comprehensive regional university located in Magnolia, Arkansas. Southern Arkansas University provides quality four-year undergraduate programs offering 48 baccalaureate degrees, five associate degrees, in addition to selected master’s degrees. Other important information, including the university catalog, is available at the university website: www.saumag.edu.
Southern Arkansas University is a member of the Great American Conference, NCAA Division II, with men’s competition in football, basketball, track, baseball, golf, and cross-country. Women’s competition includes programs in basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross-country, and track.