McPherson College is seeking an Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach with the proven ability to manage a successful program. This individual will be responsible for daily management, instruction and administration of all phases of the Men’s Basketball program in accordance with all NAIA and College regulations. This individual is also responsible for specific student/athlete instruction on athletic performance, physical health, and sport team concepts specific to basketball. Finally, this individual is responsible for providing the instruction and teaching necessary for the student-athletes to be successful in their athletic and academic endeavors. This individual collaborates with the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and all coaching staff to ensure a positive student-athlete experience.
Specific areas of responsibility include: instructing on practice, game preparation and strategy; assistant coach and support staff supervision; recruitment of prospective student-athletes; retention of student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of the Men’s Basketball student-athletes; preparation and oversight of budget; community outreach; and program-specific and departmental fundraising.
The successful candidate must possess and will demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong work ethic and self-motivation, the ability and willingness to be a positive role model, department member and representative of the college.
Bachelor’s Degree is required, three years of collegiate coaching experience is preferred. This is a 12-month, part-time exempt position. This position offers full college benefits to include a graduate school tuition remission benefit and housing. This position reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach. This position may include student life responsibilities.
Please complete the online application below with a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references.
No phone calls.
This position is open until filled.