SUNY Canton invites applications for the position of men's basketball head coach. This position is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful collegiate men'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.
Starting salary - $36,800.
Required: Bachelor's degree with experience in coaching, instructing or training in basketball. Preferred: Master's degree.
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 to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty to meet the needs of our diverse student population and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.
The college is located in Canton, a village in the St. Lawrence River valley of northern New York. Located 20 miles from the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, and 70 miles from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canton holds excellent opportunities for the outdoor or cultural enthusiast. SUNY Canton is a member of the Associated Colleges, a consortium of four colleges in the Canton area that enrich the local community.