Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Full time
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001700
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, 75 miles north of New York City, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Basketball Coach & Facilities Assistant. This is a benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Women's Basketball Coach and the Associate Athletics Director for Facilities and Events. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III basketball program including, but not limited to:
On-court instruction for practices and games;
Creation of practice plans;
Player and team development;
Game strategies and competitive coaching;
Scouting opponents and game film preparation/video exchange;
Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes;
Other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities for facilities and events include assisting the Associate Director of Athletics for Facilities & Events in the administration of all departmental facilities, uniforms and equipment, and event management. This includes but is not limited to:
Building, facility, and desk supervision and oversight of the Athletics & Fitness Center (AFC), or other athletic facilities as assigned;
Opening and or closing of the AFC;
Assisting with the oversight and training of student-workers;
Ensuring a welcoming, open, effective, safe experience for all individuals using athletic and recreational facilities;
Identifying maintenance and repairs items as necessary;
Perform spot checks and cleaning of facilities as necessary;
Pre-game set-up and cleanup for home athletics contests, physical educational classes and recreational activities or other events conducted in all athletics facilities;
Game site management;
Laundry and equipment oversight for the athletics program;
Other facilities duties as assigned.
Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.
Qualifications Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level is required. Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience is preferred. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy. Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations required. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid and unrestricted driver's license and the successful result of a background check are required.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, for 3 professional references (Word or PDF format required). No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.