SUNY Canton invites applications for the position women's basketball head coach. This position is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful collegiate women's basketball program. Duties include, but are not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, effectively analyze and teach the skills and strategies of the sport. This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practice sessions along with developing, implementing, and evaluating game plans and strategies. The Head Coach will serve as leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program and prepare a competitive schedule, participate in community and department activities, and fundraising initiatives. They will oversee the team's travel coordination and other administrative processes and procedures. The Head Coach will also ensure compliance with all department, university and NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations. Ten month obligation.
Bachelor's degree with experience in coaching, instructing or training in basketball is required. Master's degree is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate good communication skills and possess proven recruitment experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.
SUNY Canton is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment of diversity in our faculty, staff, and student body.
SUNY Canton, a member of the State University of New York, enrolls approximately 3500 students. The college is located in the picturesque St. Lawrence River Valley, adjacent to the Adirondack Mountains, and within easy driving distance of Ottawa and Montreal.