Women's Basketball: Assistant Coach of Women's Basketball and Instructor in Physical Education
July 08, 2014
August 08, 2014
USA - Northeast
The Assistant Coach of Womenís Basketball assists in all aspects of the intercollegiate Womenís Basketball team including coaching, recruiting, scheduling, program administration and budgeting. Additional responsibilities may include assisting in another sport or performing administrative duties as assigned at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.
Education/skills:Bachelorís degree (Physical Education or related field) preferred OR a minimum of 5 years of coaching experience at the post secondary level and/or professional competitive experience. Required skills include: Knowledge of womenís basketball skills and strategy and the ability to effectively teach them; ability to motivate and effectively communicate with student-athletes; willingness and ability to actively recruit qualified candidates to Bowdoin; commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the College community and the ability to influence his/her athletes to do the same; working knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and an understanding of the philosophy behind them. Administrative skills such as prioritization, organization, and budgeting are needed. The coach must be self directed and motivated and be able to work independently and work under pressure. A valid driverís license and ability to meet the standards of the Collegeís current Motor Vehicle Policy are required. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certification must be maintained. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-placement physical, motor vehicle record check and criminal background check.
Experience: Demonstrated effectiveness in coaching womenís basketball is required. At least one year experience coaching at the secondary or post secondary level or one year experience working in a competitive collegiate environment is required. Successful recruiting to a highly selective institution is preferred.
Bowdoin College offers an excellent benefits program for employees of the College, including medical and dental plans, retirement, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation and sick time, and up to twelve paid holidays. We also offer free access for employees and their families to our fitness center and library.