Mission We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
Vision To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.
Who We Are Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.
James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach to work within a highly competitive program. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coaching - Daily instructions with the team - Recruiting - Opponent scouting - Player development - Public relations - Travel - Game scheduling - Admissions/financial aid - Community outreach - Compliance with NCAA, CAA and JMU regulations
A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous coaching experience and/or previous collegiate playing experience at the Division 1 level is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the ability to recruit high level student-athletes, ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff and the community. Strong administrative and organizational skills are required. Candidates should possess a demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.