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Descriptive Title: Assistant Women's Basketball CoachREF#: WC-S-7955-14-05-F
Budget Title: Division I Assistant Coach (RP)State Professional Position
Department: AthleticsState Line#: 32161
Grade: SL-2Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Three years of coaching and/or playing experience at the college level in the sport of Women’s Basketball and an understanding of NCAA rules compliance. In lieu of college level coaching/playing experience, a combination of four years of coaching experience at the high school, college, professional or national team level and playing experience at the college, professional or national team level in the sport of Women’s Basketball will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with recruiting, skill instruction, practice/game plan development, and administrative responsibilities in the sport of Women’s Basketball. Experience in a Division I Women’s Basketball program. Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Brief Description of Duties: The Assistant Women's Basketball Coach will assist the head coach in all aspects of operating a successful Division I program. The primary focus of this position will be placed on the assistant’s use of independent judgment and discretion in the identification and recruitment of prospective student-athletes, awarding of athletics scholarships, teaching and skill development of those student-athletes during their athletic and educational tenure at Stony Brook University, and in the extensive daily administrative operations of their respective sport program. In addition, the assistant coach will be evaluated on the extent to which s/he provides each student-athlete a positive, meaningful, educational experience through athletics. The selected candidate will be responsible for:
Recruiting:
  • Use independent discretion and judgment in identifying student-athletes capable of competing both academically and athletically at Stony Brook University. S/he will play a decisive role in the subsequent active recruitment of those identified student-athletes and more importantly s/he will award athletics scholarships, either independently or in conjunction with the head coach.
  • Managing an assigned recruiting territory and identifying prospective student-athletes through thorough research, by independently evaluating talent at local and national events, initiating correspondence and maintaining relationship with coaches and prospects. The assistant coach is responsible for managing a database of prospects and maintaining records of contacts, to remain in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University regulations. Propose, manage and adhere to a recruiting budget for each of the events attended.
Student-Athlete Skill Instruction; Team & Game Preparation:
  • Teach all basic and advanced skills required in the sport of Women’s Basketball. The teaching of these skills and the development of those student-athletes occurs year round during individual skill sessions, team practices, and conditioning sessions (independent of the head coach).
  • Independent development and implementation of sound and safe practice plans that successfully prepare the student-athletes with the fundamentals of the specific sport.
  • Assisting the head coach in developing a comprehensive and strategic game plan for each scheduled contest throughout the season. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating upcoming opponents by breaking down game tapes, preparing a scouting report for the student-athletes and advising the head coach on making adjustments to the game plan during contests.
Administrative Responsibilities:
  • The organization and coordination of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assigned by the head coach, which include, but not limited to, team travel, contest scheduling, budget preparation and administration, facility usage, public relations, marketing, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program.
  • Work independently with various support services in the Department of Athletics and campus constituents (i.e. Financial Aid, Admissions, and Registrar) in carrying out these tasks.
Monitoring of Academic Progress of Student-Athletes:
  • Working in conjunction with the office of Student-Athlete Development, oversee the academic success of the student-athlete and assist with academic problems. This includes, providing guidance/counseling and support (as necessary) as well as supervising and monitoring study halls (as assigned), checking class attendance, and organizing weekly and monthly (one-on-one) academic meetings with each student-athlete to track their progress by semester, by major, and by degree requirements.
NCAA Rules Compliance:
  • Responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to, NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the Women’s Basketball program. To be eligible to recruit off-campus, the assistant coach must pass the NCAA Recruiting Exam on an annual basis.
  • Execute other program related duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Basketball Coach.
* Failure to comply with NCAA regulations can result in suspension w/out pay, termination, fines, institutional loss of scholarship and bans on post-season competition.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Travel to team contests, for recruiting and professional development will be required for this position. Night and weekend work is required.

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
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (7955)
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 06/17/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: L) Athletic Positions.
Posting Date: 05/30/2014
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