Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball

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Work type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Pay Grade: No Pay Grade
Categories: Athletics

General Summary of Position:

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach provides assistance in all phases of coaching the Division I women’s basketball program including: student-athlete recruitment, game preparation, player evaluation, academic coordination and practice and game coaching. Also provide administrative support as assigned.

1. Assist in all aspects of the student-athlete development and performance of the women’s basketball program, to include:

  • Organizing, recruitment/evaluation of student-athletes
  • Conducting and supervising practices and player conditioning
  • Scouting of future opponents
  • Assist with the preparation, implementation of game strategies, and basketball analytics
  • Providing appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within the women’s basketball program
  • Creating a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes         

2. Assist with administrative functions with the women’s basketball program:

  • Liaison to the Athletic Healthcare office for athletic healthcare and mental health matters
  • Coordinate and oversee basketball summer camps and clinics.
  • Assist Head Coach with alumni relations and outreach  

3. Participate in promotional and public relations to advance athletic programs by:

  • Assisting the head coach in coordinating all aspects of fund-raising and community service
  • Providing leadership and direction to the program’s community service activities
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of marketing strategies designed to enhance the image and visibility of the women’s basketball program    

Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:

  • Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed
  • Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information
  • Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles

Other Job Duties:

1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • 1-3 years successful experience coaching basketball at the college level

Additional Considerations:

  • Recruiting Coordinator experience at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of video editing programs, such as: Synergy, JustPlay, etc. preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance, mentor and advise college students.
  • Experience working effectively in diverse environments
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills

* CPR, First Aid, CLERY and Title IX certification required within first 30 days of employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.  

This is a Non-Unit, Professional position.

A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a background check and criminal offender record information (CORI) check and review.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.  



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The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.