Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Mon May 13 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Head Coach - Women's Basketball is responsible for administration of all phases of an NJCAA Division III women's basketball program including recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and training athletes for successful competition, monitoring and supporting the academic success of the student-athletes, and planning and conducting pre- and post-season conditioning programs. This is a professional head coaching position; therefore, all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the NJCAA, Region XXI, and Bristol Community College.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Oversees Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball, as well as volunteer coaches.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meet designated roster goals established in collaboration with the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Collaborate with the department's Athletics Recruiter to identify and guide prospective students through the enrollment process.
Report information on prospective women's basketball student-athlete interest to the Athletics Recruiter.
Establish a comprehensive list of prospective women's basketball student-athletes through attending local high school, club, and AAU basketball events, as well as establishing relationships with area basketball coaches.
Contact prospective student-athletes about attending Bristol Community College.
Delegate recruitment assignments to assistant coaches.
Attend Bristol Community College family nights and other on-campus recruiting events
Collaborate with the department's Student-Athlete Advisor to ensure women's basketball student-athletes are meeting regularly with their advisor and utilizing academic initiatives.
Motivate and provide direction and advice to prepare student-athletes in the classroom
Promote academic success through a commitment to class attendance, academic achievement, and graduation.
Communicate high academic standards within the women's basketball program.
Organize, prepare, and conduct team practice sessions to train and prepare for competition.
Direct, motivate, and advise student-athletes to prepare for competition.
Establish individual and student-athlete goals.
Establish and enforce team policies.
Effectively communicate proper techniques, fundamentals, and team strategies.
Utilize video programming to instruct on areas of practice and competition.
Represent the College in a positive manner by demonstrating good sportsmanship and collegiality.
Study the field and remain up to date on the latest trends of basketball instruction.
Use lessons in sport as a platform for overall student-development.
Hire and supervise Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball, as well as volunteer coaches; assigns specific coaching, recruiting and team activity duties.
Develop relationships with four-year coaches and implement a plan to assist women's basketball student-athletes in transferring.
Demonstrate an understanding and adhere to NJCAA eligibility and compliance.
Report facility issues to the Director of Athletics and Recreation in a timely manner.
Submit uniform and equipment requests to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Experience playing and coaching intercollegiate or high school basketball.
Knowledge of recruitment, student-athlete development, and basketball.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
A commitment to embracing diversity and serving the needs of a diverse population, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student-body.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience recruiting student-athletes in a community college setting.
A minimum of three years of experience coaching at the intercollegiate level.
Strong ability to build relationships within our recruitment area.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefitted position, not to exceed 18.5 hours per week.
ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE: July 1, 2019
Internal Number: 110565
About Bristol Community College
Bristol Community College is a comprehensive, public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), offering degree and certificate programs that give our students the skills they need to transition successfully to the workforce, to a four-year institution or promote individual opportunity. As one of fifteen Massachusetts community colleges, BCC offers a wide range of educational programs and community services. It develops and presents programs for the entire community, from children to senior citizens, and it is well known for its friendly atmosphere and a faculty that cares about its students. We serve more than 11,987 students at campuses in Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, Taunton, and online. The Workforce Education Institute develops active partnerships with business and industry, preK-12, colleges and universities, and social service agencies to maintain relevance and effectiveness of all credit and noncredit programming. The College enrolls over 18,667 students a year in community services program, in workforce development, adult literacy, personal enrichment, and our Kids College program. We value and respect diversity with...in Bristol Community College and the world while preparing well-rounded learners for employment and for life. BCC is a signatory to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment and as such is actively committed to sustainability throughout all areas of the College.