RESPONSIBILITIES: The Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Relations and Player Development will work directly with the Head Coach to develop a quality NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball program. Essential tasks will include but not be limited to: oversight of day to day correspondence with university officials, oversight of daily ongoing recruiting activities, community outreach and community service projects and NCAA Life Skill programs developed for our women’s basketball athletes. The Coordinator will develop and oversee programs for the maturation of our women’s basketball athletes and assist them as they prepare to be productive members of the university and the community at large. The Coordinator will work with community leaders to garner continued financial support for the basketball program and establish cooperative agreements; oversee all aspects of team travel and community outreach at home or at away events; coordinate hotel accommodations for team and official recruit visits and recruit travel; set meals, activities and entertainment with designated home official visits and hotels; reserve women’s basketball meeting space for women’s basketball functions at the university and off campus events. The Coordinator will assist with coordination of required charter bus and air transportation; and team equipment transportation for away trips. The Coordinator will assist with: evaluation of high school and junior college recruit transcripts for college eligibility and NCAA Division I success; update and maintenance of the head women’s basketball coach and the women’s basketball programs website, Facebook, twitter and you tube accounts; coordinate on campus game day recruiting activities to include meals, campus tours, academic meetings with professors and other activities related to official visits i.e., hotel accommodation, entertainment and meetings with designated coaches and other university personnel. Oversee the development of annual basketball clinics and summer camp structure, and assist to monitor student athletes academic progress; serve as liaison to the Compliance office, Campus Fraternities, WNBA Scouts, High School Coaches and other groups assigned by the head coach. The Coordinator will serve as positive role model for student athletes; know and follow all NCAA rules and regulations and work to educate the athletes, coaches, and representatives of athletic interest associated with this position; serve as a secondary contact for all visiting teams playing in Murfreesboro throughout the season and secure all facilities associated with all practices and games. The Coordinator will assist with oversight of Basketball banquets, golf tournaments and other fund raisers associated with the basketball team, and perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of administrative and/or coaching experience on a high school, collegiate, or professional level. Professional and/or corporate logistical experience planning travel and accommodations for a business or professional organization will also be accepted. Demonstrated knowledge and application of the Sport of Basketball skills, Team Travel and NCAA rules and regulations.
About Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU, a culturally diverse university, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educational institution and employer. Women, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution.