Bachelor’s degree (Physical Education or related field) preferred OR a minimum of 5 years of coaching experience at the post secondary level and/or professional competitive experience. Required skills include: Knowledge of women’s basketball skills and strategy and the ability to effectively teach them; ability to motivate and effectively communicate with student-athletes; willingness and ability to actively recruit qualified candidates to Bowdoin; commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the College community and the ability to influence his/her athletes to do the same; working knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and an understanding of the philosophy behind them. Administrative skills such as prioritization, organization, and budgeting are needed. The coach must be self directed and motivated and be able to work independently and work under pressure. A valid driver’s license and ability to meet the standards of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Policy are required. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certification must be maintained. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-placement physical, motor vehicle record check and criminal background check.
Demonstrated effectiveness in coaching women’s basketball is required. At least one year experience coaching at the secondary or post secondary level or one year experience working in a competitive collegiate environment is required. Successful recruiting to a highly selective institution is preferred.
Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.