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Descriptive Title: Head Women's Basketball Coach (RP)REF#: WC-S-6707-14-04-F
Budget Title: Division I Head Basketball Coach (RP)State Professional Position
Department: AthleticsState Line#: 34379
Grade: SL-6Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Five years of full time coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level plus an understanding of NCAA Rules Compliance. Prior experience with recruiting, skill instruction, practice/game plan development, staff supervision, and administrative responsibilities. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. Applicants must submit their operator's license number on their application form for a motor vehicle check. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes" .)
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a Division I program, prior head coaching experience, excellent organization and communication skills, and fiscal management experience

Brief Description of Duties: The Head Coach is the person responsible for all aspects of leading a Division I program in the sport of Women’s Basketball. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, student-athlete development, game preparation and strategy, supervision of assistant coaches, scheduling, alumni and public relations, fundraising, adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, and general administrative duties. The Head Coach and his/her program will be evaluated for competitive success (e.g., wins/losses, conference titles, etc.), the extent to which coaches are providing a positive meaningful educational experience for student-athletes leading to their graduation and the extent to which the Head Coach has established a sport culture in which he/she is viewed by the student-athlete(s) as a mentor, educator and role model. The Head Coach will also be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals and mission of both the University and its Athletic program as well as adherence to departmental, University, America East and NCAA policies and procedures.
  • Recruiting: Responsible for the development of a comprehensive plan to identify, evaluate and recruit high quality student-athletes to Stony Brook University. This includes, but is not limited to, phone contacts, in-person evaluations, home visits and student-athlete visits to campus. The Head Coach is responsible, as per NCAA rules, to maintain accurate records of all recruitment activities for himself/herself and for his/her assistant coaches.
  • Team Preparation: Responsible for training, teaching and conditioning student-athletes in preparation for all intercollegiate contests. The Head Coach will plan and supervise practices, prepare game strategies and coach the team at contests and work closely with the Strength and Conditioning and Athletic Training staffs to develop a year long program of conditioning and injury prevention.
  • Student-Athlete Development: Responsible for creating an atmosphere and culture that is a reflection of the missions of both the Athletic Department and the University. A positive student-athlete experience both on and off the field is a number one priority of the coaching staff and administration. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring academic performance including graduation rates, study hall, and class attendance and be responsible for the behavior and appearance of student-athletes and managers under his/her direction while they are representing the institution.
  • Administrative Responsibilities: Responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks including, but not limited to, scheduling of practices and games, annual reports, recruiting logs, providing rosters and other paperwork to various offices for NCAA compliance issues, team travel plans, media guide development, etc.
  • NCAA Rules Compliance: Knowledge of, and adherence to, NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the Women’s Basketball program.
  • Budget: Responsible for administering a budget developed in collaboration with his/her sport supervisor and the Director of Business Operations with final approval granted by the Director of Athletics. This includes, but is not limited to, working with the Equipment Manager to purchase and track inventory of equipment/uniforms, monitoring travel expenses of team and coaches and planning student-athlete scholarship awards to stay within budgeted/NCAA allocation. Reconciliation of expenditures for all team travel, recruiting expenses and other Women’s Basketball-related expenses.
  • Supervision of Staff: Responsible for the hiring, evaluation and supervision of assistant coaches. Provide mentoring, guidance and oversight of assistants in all aspects of administering and managing a Division I program.
  • Generation of Revenue: Participate in fundraising activities for both the general Athletic program and the Women’s Basketball program and strive to meet a mutually agreed upon fundraising goal for the Women’s Basketball program toward the Department general scholarship fund. Work in concert with his/her respective sport supervisor to formulate an annual fundraising plan to solicit/raise funds for the Women’s Basketball program booster group account that acts as a supplemental budget to the general program operating budget.
  • Community Services: Participate in community relations activities both as an individual and with student-athletes. This could include clinics, speaking engagements, and volunteer efforts with local organizations. The Head Coach will also be strongly encouraged to participate in campus activities to promote the Women’s Basketball program and the Department of Athletics.
  • Alumni Relations: Establish and maintain a good relationship with Women’s Basketball alumni. Coordinate or assist as needed in various alumni activities and functions such as alumni games, University Alumni events, held on campus and held in conjunction with away athletic contests.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment, days and hours will vary. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and/or weekend work is required. Travel will be required for this position. ***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to (electronic submission in one PDF document, utilizing the Blue Resources box at the bottom of the posting, is highly preferred):

Search Coordinator
Head Women's Basketball Coach (6707) Search
Stony Brook University Indoor Sports Complex 
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3500 


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 05/21/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: L) Athletic Positions.
Posting Date: 05/04/2014
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