Men's Basketball Coach/Coordinator of Game Day Operations
Indiana University Kokomo
April 10, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Coaching, Coaching - Basketball
4 Year Degree
Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the full time position of Head Coach for the men’s basketball program and Coordinator of game day operations. The head coach manages and oversees the operations of the men’s basketball program and assists the Athletic Director in maintenance and management of all home athletic events. IU Kokomo’s athletic program is a member of the River States Conference (RSC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). IU Kokomo offers men’s and women’s cross country, men and women’s basketball, men and women’s golf, women’s volleyball, women’s tennis, baseball men’s and women’s track and women’s soccer.
Reporting to the Athletic Director, essential duties include, but are not limited to: recruit, train, mentor, and coach quality student athletes, plan and execute the schedule of all contests and practices in compliance with RSC and NAIA regulations; perform administrative tasks including the operation of the basketball program within budgetary guidelines; monitor academic progress of student athletes; develop opportunities to participate in service activities and encourage participation in the NAIA Champions of Character program; set up and manage all facility needs on a daily basis for the Cougar gym, including coordination with the other programs and monitoring the facility for maintenance, cleanliness, and use; supervise assistant coach(es), graduate assistants, interns and/or student workers; work with the Sports Information Director to maintain the basketball programs’ marketing and web page.
Qualifications: earned Bachelor’s degree and three years of demonstrated ability to teach the techniques, rules, and strategy of basketball. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required, as are written and verbal communication skills; valid driver’s license is required and willingness to work evenings/weekends; working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office applications and web applications is also required.
This is a fulltime, salary position and is benefits eligible. Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply for this position go to jobs.iu.edu/ and submit a resume, cover letter and names and contact information for 3 professional references. For best consideration submit by 11:59 p.m. on April 24, 2018.
Persons needing assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9221. Verification of a disability may be required.
Indiana University Kokomo is committed to preparing students to engage an increasingly diverse society. We seek higher education professionals with knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and communities. Our employees are expected to be willing to engage “out of the box” methods of assisting diverse students that may be culturally-based. We are looking for candidates who can help us assist, attract, support, and advise a diverse group of student leaders.
Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services
About Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana University Kokomo is a small, friendly campus where you can earn a well-respected degree from Indiana University. Choose from a wide variety of academic majors, attend classes on campus as well as online, and utilize services that empower you to achieve your educational and personal goals. It is the mission of IU Kokomo to enhance the lives of the residents of north central Indiana through our academic programs, through our activities and organizations, and through our community engagement.