Shepherd University has an immediate opening for an assistant coach for its Division II Women's Basketball program. This is a full-time 9 month position with State benefits from mid-August to mid-May. The applicant will assist with all facets of the women's basketball program as assigned by the Head Coach including student-athlete recruitment, scouting, academic monitoring of players, game and practice planning, fundraising, and on-the-court coaching. As a Lecturer, the applicant will be responsible for teaching six credit hours/semester of coursework in Shepherd's Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports Department and will serve on committees, assist with accreditation processes and programmatic review. This position is split 50% basketball coaching and 50% teaching.
Requirements include a master's degree in a field in Health, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field and a valid driver's license.
Previous college playing, college coaching and college teaching experience is strongly preferred. Computer experience with Microsoft programs, ARMS and Digital Sports Video software is preferred.
Internal Number: 0002947
About Shepherd University
Shepherd University is a state-supported institution within the West Virginia system of higher education. From its beginnings over 130 years ago, the University has evolved into a comprehensive center of higher learning, serving a number of related, yet distinct roles:
The University offers baccalaureate degrees in a wide range of fields, encompassing the liberal arts, business administration, teacher education, the social and natural sciences, and other career-oriented areas.
The University provides credit courses for individuals with no degree aspirations, but who seek to broaden and update their knowledge in either familiar or new fields of intellectual endeavor.
For the northern Shenandoah Valley region as a whole, the University is a center for noncredit continuing education, public service, and convenient citizen access to extensive programs in art, music, theater, athletics, and other areas of public interest. Shepherd University has a responsibility to extend its resources beyond the campus, bringing higher education closer to those who seek it.