For best consideration, submit by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.
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Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the full time position of Head Women's Basketball Coach and Intramural Operations Coordinator. Reporting to the Athletic Director, essential duties include, but are not limited to:
Manage and oversee the operations of the women's basketball program to include recruiting, practice/game management, travel organization, skill development, event scheduling, academic supervision, equipment management and fundraising.
Manage and oversee the operations of the IU Kokomo Athletic Social Media Plan. Develop this plan to accurately reflect the growing presence and branding of IU Kokomo and the Athletic Programs while also educating the coaches and other athletic staff on social media strategies to recruit and engage potential student athletes.
Attend, run, and plan basketball practice sessions, consisting of implementing drills and activities to instruct players in the proper execution of basketball techniques.
Teach basketball skills to student athletes in order to enhance their athletic ability and teamwork while developing leadership skills and life learning outcomes.
Coach student athletes during games, providing specific feedback to athletes regarding basketball skills and techniques.
Develop, teach and implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program that helps teach proper mechanics for fitness which minimizes injuries and trains athletes for success on the court and after their basketball career has ended.
Lead film sessions with student athletes and create game plans for opponents, understanding and analyzing the particular strengths/weaknesses of the student athletes on the team and of the opponents while ensuring athletes are improving in the sport.
Support the academic progress of the student athletes involved in the women's basketball program by organizing study tables, tutoring as necessary, and providing access to academic support as needed.
Develop opportunities to participate in service activities and encourage participation in the NAIA Champions of Character program. Use these opportunities to teach life lessons about respect, hard work, value of education and service to others.
Plan and execute the schedule of all contests and practices in compliance with RSC and NAIA regulations.
Coordinate practices, fulfill game duties, ensure compliance with all NAIA rules.
Make basketball scholarship funding decisions.
Fulfill associated duties such as speaking engagements.
Recruit, quality student athletes as members of the women's basketball program.
Bachelor's degree and four years of coaching experience, with one year of management experience.
Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent collaboration and team building skills. Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback. Instills commitment to organizational goals. Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills. Effective conflict management skills. Builds and manages effective teams.
Four years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.
Working Conditions / Demands
This position requires both sedentary work and long durations of movement about the workspace. It requires the ability to move and transport objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential tasks with or without an accommodation.
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