The Head Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for the overall administration of the women’s basketball program, including the direction, instruction and supervision of assistant/JV coaches.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct the women’s basketball program according to all NCAA Division III and University rules and regulations
Manage the women’s basketball budget
Follow purchasing and spending guidelines as set by the University and athletic department
Scheduling of all competitive events
Completing all travel arrangements as required
Responsible for all aspects of practice preparation and competition coaching
Responsible for recruiting quality women’s basketball student-athletes to the University
Plans and schedules a regular program of practice in-season
Responsible for keeping practice periods for the sport within the confines of the time specified by department and NCAA policy and with due consideration to the coaching staff and the welfare of participant
Responsible for administering and working within the parameters of operating, recruiting and work-study budgets.
Responsible for the purchasing of equipment, supplies and uniforms for the program adhering to department policies
Responsible for the general upkeep and protection of equipment under the jurisdiction of the program
Responsible for submitting all eligibility forms to the University Compliance Officer in a timely manner according to the guidelines set by the Pacific Athletic Eligibility Policies and Procedures
Follow all NCAA, NWC and Pacific University rules and regulations which pertain to the women’s basketball program
Cooperates with the head athletic trainer to ensure that athletes receive quality care, prevention and treatment of injuries
Attend all Pacific Athletic Department coaches’ meetings and represent Pacific at all NWC women’s basketball coaches’ meetings
Makes financial reports of all trips away from home where money has been advanced and keeps accurate records when expenses are to be repaid
Works with the Sports Information Director to promote the sport of women’s basketball
Functions as a team player within the department and shares the vision for the future of the department as outlined by the athletics strategic plan
Monitors student's academic progress
Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport
Enforces disciplined and sportsperson like behavior at all times, and establishes and oversees penalties for breach of such standards by individual students
Exercises good judgment in projecting positive coaching behavior. Leads by example in promoting a "class image" for the program
Encourages good sportsmanship and fosters desirable athlete/coach relationships
Does not allow athletes to participate until they are cleared for eligibility by the University
Clears with the Athletic Director any travel that is outside of the region
Provides adequate and appropriate notice to the faculty for travel that involves loss of class time
Recruitment of quality student-athletes to the women’s basketball program
Other duties within the athletic department will be assigned to this position. Responsibilities which may be included but are not limited to, intramural sports support, game management and/or other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
The head women’s basketball coach will report directly to the Director of Athletics. The head women’s basketball coach will be responsible for direct supervision of assistant coaches in the program. The head coach will recommend new hires of assistant coaches to the Director of Athletics for approval.
of Athletics. The head women’s basketball coach will be responsible for direct supervision of assistant coaches in the program. The head coach will recommend new hires of assistant coaches to the Director of Athletics for approval.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor's Degree is required; Master’s Degree is preferred. A significant and successful record as a head coach in the sport of women’s basketball is ideal. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership and communication skills along with the ability to recruit high quality student-athletes. The candidate must be committed to the mission of a private liberal arts University and an understanding of how the sport of women’s basketball and athletics in general fit into this environment. Salary will commensurate with experience.
Pacific University believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the university to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.