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University of Scranton

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

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University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at



Job Purpose:

Responsible for assisting the head coach in the daily operations and overall administration of a varsity intercollegiate sport program and instruction of student- athletes, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of The University of Scranton, Landmark Conference and the NCAA.

Essential Duties:

– Lead training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained

– Perform specific coaching and instructional responsibilities during athletic events

– Attend coach’s preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these meetings

– Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University, Landmark Conference and NCAA regulations

– Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance and direction of the head coach and coordinate all recruiting activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental personnel

– Work closely with athletic training staff to insure safety of all student-athletes

– Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public

– Perform secondary administrative or coaching duties within the athletic department

Additional Skills Required:

– Maintain current certification in CPR , First Aid & AED and recertify as needed on an annual basis

– Must possess current state driver’s license

– Must be capable of moderate physical activity and have the ability to work and display a cooperative attitude toward all other sports programs and other functions of the University and the Athletic Department

– Must have the ability to develop a positive working relationship with all support offices both in the department and on campus

– Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements:

– Bachelor’s Degree is required

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

– Intercollegiate playing experience in this sport is required

Preferred Qualifications:

– Coaching experience is preferred

Years of Experience:

University Classification: Professional

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Schedule/Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional days/hours as required.

Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time

Annual Schedule: 10

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Posting Number: S0814P

Open Date: 03/25/2024

Close Date: 04/15/2024

Open Until Filled: No

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