Assist men's basketball head coach in coaching student-athletes, implementation and instruction of game strategy, recruiting prospective student-athletes, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, program organization, managing travel, managing student-athlete scholarships and overseeing the discipline, conduct and image of the sport program and student-athletes of a major university sport program in conjunction with other departmental responsibilities as assigned.
This is a professional coaching position and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules and regulations of affiliated national, regional and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the Mid-American conference (or subsequent member conference) and the university.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this Position:
Minimum of 5 years collegiate coaching experience.
Minimum of two years teaching basketball skills, game and training strategies, and progressions.
Minimum one year experience with scouting reports, assisting in daily practice, and individual player relationship.
Education and Experience Preferred:
Experience with Sportcode and Synergy software programs.
Coaching experience with a Division I, II, or III basketball program.
Former Division I, II, or III basketball student-athlete.
List of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Critical to the Performance of this Position:
Ability to communicate with and relate well to student-athletes, coaching and department support staff.
Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.
As a staff member within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, you are responsible for knowledge of and compliance with National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) regulations, both those general in nature and those which apply directly to your position’s responsibilities. Strict adherence to all applicable governing policies, procedures, and regulations of the NCAA is required and is a condition of your employment.
Additional Salary Information: Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.
About Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive, public institution of higher education enrolling more than 25,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. In addition to the main campus in DeKalb, Illinois, programs are offered at four additional campus sites.