Responsible for the management and administration of a NCAA DII women’s basketball program. The position reports to the Director of Athletics.
Summary of Job Duties: • Duties include recruitment, managing the program budget, scheduling competitions, practices, oversee team travel operations and court maintenance. • Required to teach a minimum of six hours/year. • Oversee strength and conditioning. • Monitor academic progress toward degree of student-athletes in conjunction with the compliance office. • Supervise and train support staff and assistant coach. • Responsible for maintaining a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and to provide leadership for subordinates. • Requires consistent on-time attendance. • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of all aspects of the game of basketball. • Familiarity with university policies regarding athletics, Division II basketball programs, Lone Star Conference rules, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Special Job Dimensions: Work performed primarily in an indoor setting. Frequent travel and extended hours required. Coaches may be called upon to assist with fundraising for the athletic department and to provide staff support to the other Sports programs during their respective seasons. Valid driver’s license required.
For full consideration, apply by May 30, 2021: https://jobs.uafs.edu/postings/1865
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, financial history background check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non- discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) Check. Position requires employee complete Arkansas Mandated Reporter training prior to employment.
Required: Master’s degree from an accredited institution and previous experience coaching basketball.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience. Competitive benefits package.
About University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
For nearly 7,000 students each semester, UAFS offers a dynamic learning environment, a rich campus life, a vibrant international population, opportunities to travel and study abroad, and a host of prestigious degree programs. Small class sizes combined with innovative, applied learning opportunities have led to a record of high job and graduate school placement rates after graduation, an indication of the student-centered education that has defined UAFS since its founding in 1928. An $80 million endowment fund propels the University and its students into a promising future. In the fall of 2015, UAFS completed a role and scope change and began offering master’s degrees. UAFS is one of 18 academic institutions and affiliates governed by the University of Arkansas System.
Located on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and situated in a region of lakes, Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and features a vast array of cultural activities, shopping, dining, and entertainment, including a thriving downtown entertainment district. Parks, trails, and water recreation are all within the city limits, and true outdoor enthusiasts will find the area’s lakes, streams, and mountains off...er adventure only minutes away from campus. Fort Smith was recently named by Forbes as the number one city in America for cost of living, and a top city in the nation for highest-paying tech jobs. The city is within easy driving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Little Rock, and Memphis.
UAFS’ beautiful 170-acre campus features 20 major buildings and the Donald W. Reynolds Campus Plaza, Tower, and Campus Green. The University opened a 58,000 square-foot visual arts facility in the fall of 2015. A student-supported recreation and wellness center, featuring a rock-climbing wall, basketball, and volleyball courts, and state-of-the-art equipment, opened in the fall of 2016. Such projects initiated the 15-year transformation of the campus in accordance with the University’s updated master plan. These two buildings complement the University’s top-notch amenities across campus, including a newly renovated library that boasts expansive areas for student use and vast collections of literature and academic resources.