The University of Maine Presque Isle is seeking candidates for Head Women’s Basketball Coach that will include other responsibilities within the department. The position will report to the Athletic Director. The University of Maine Presque Isle is a member of and competes at the NCAA Division III level as well as in the USCAA. The university currently supports twelve sports, comprising six men's and six women's teams.
The successful candidate will support the successful development of student athletes both in the classroom and on the court by providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student athletes. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the women’s basketball program to include coaching, recruiting student athletes, practice and game organization, building a schedule, and arranging team travel. The successful candidate must have the ability to travel and work non-traditional hours.
Secondary Responsibilities may include:
Sports Information Director: Work with local, regional, national and athletic association personnel, work closely with campus, committees, associations to promote athletic programs. Maintain a comprehensive website; maintain statistics and records for all varsity sports w/archives; write press releases, stories and player team profiles. Help produce/coordinate live streaming webcasts of home contests.
Athletic Development Director: Works to advance the mission of University Athletics by planning, organizing and implementing strategies to increase the level of community involvement and financial commitment of alumni and friends; and carries out other athletic and development responsibility as assigned by the Director of Athletics and President.
•A Bachelor’s degree
•Significant and successful demonstrated coaching experience
•Excellent interpersonal communication skills
•Experience coaching the collegiate level
•Knowledge and demonstrated experience with NCAA and USCAA
rules and regulations
•Demonstrated experience in team management
•Proven experience in recruiting successful student
athletes consistent with NCAA guidelines
•Web database knowledge and experience with sports
•Experience in fostering positive internal and external
•Experience in recognizing, supporting, and referring
student athletes for needed academic and personal support
•Ability to work independently and manage people and
•Familiarity with recruiting throughout New England
•Successful experience in fundraising.
Benefits: Excellent health/dental/accident/life insurance, retirement and tuition waiver benefits.
University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences,
Professional Programs, and Teacher Education.
Applications: Review of applications begins immediately and continue until the position is filled with an expected start date of August 1, 2013. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, official or unofficial copies of transcripts of the highest degree earned, and the names and contact information of three current references. Applicants are strongly encouraged to communicate via e-mail utilizing Word and/or PDF attachments. Applications should be submitted to: Barbara Lambert, University of Maine Presque Isle, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769; Barbara.firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are also asked to fill out a professional application which can be downloaded at
http://www.maine.edu/pdf/hrprofessapp.pdf. For more information please call the Human Resources Office at (207) 768-9549.
Barbara B. Lambert
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.