HEAD WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH FULL-TIME (12 MONTH) DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS
FUNCTION: Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head women’s basketball coach is responsible for all phases of the women’s basketball program. Coach will work cooperatively across the Whitworth community to advance the mission of the University.
ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1890, Whitworth University has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate education and graduate programs, Whitworth combines the Christian heritage of the University, its commitment to academic rigor and its long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars leads the University’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.”
Whitworth Athletics is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) at the Division III level and a member of the Northwest Conference (NWC). This successful program is representative of Whitworth’s highly accomplished athletics department, which recently won its 10th straight McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy, awarded for excellence across all sports.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED DUTIES: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: •Foster the academic achievement and physical well-being of student-athletes. •Develop and implement a plan for the recruitment of qualified student-athletes. •Organize and administer all practices. •Supervise and evaluate assistant coaches. •Administer fundraising efforts on behalf of the women’s basketball program. •Manage and maintain team budget. •Order and maintain equipment for the women’s basketball team. •Administer scheduling and team travel arrangements. •Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA regulations. •Perform other duties commensurate with experience.
SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Depending on the knowledge, skills, interests, and experience brought to this position by the candidate, additional responsibilities may include teaching courses (Master’s degree required) and/or other administrative duties. Additionally, the candidate may be expected to contribute to student mentoring, staff retreats and university committees.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Master's degree and three years demonstrated successful coaching experience at the college or university level desired; bachelorâ€™s degree and exceptional experience may be considered in lieu of advanced degree requirement.
Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment. (Including OPT)
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
Demonstrated awareness of and commitment to effectively addressing the unique needs and concerns of others from a variety of diverse backgrounds including those from underrepresented racial/ethnic populations.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Depending on Experience
About Whitworth University
ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate education and graduate programs, Whitworth combines the Christian heritage of the University, its commitment to academic rigor and its long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.”