Intercollegiate Athletics, Head Men's Basketball Coach
Location: Palatine, Illinois
Internal Number: 494669
Schedule Information: October through February, Afternoons and Weekends.
Hours Per Week: 20
Work Conditions: Work is indoors. Must be able to physically demonstrate sport specific skills in order to coach college basketball players.
Duties of Position: Support the academic progress of the student-athlete.
Supervise the student athletes during practice, contests, and travel. This may include driving college vehicles or college leased vehicles to and from scheduled contests.
Prepare the student athletes for competition through planning and conducting of well organized practices and contests.
Provide the Director of Athletics with information regarding the purchasing of equipment, scheduling, budget and other program needs.
Keep up-to-date statistics for his/her sport and to submit a copy to the Director of Athletics at the conclusion of the sports season.
Call, text or email in results of contests to the Sports Information Coordinator by 10:00 AM the next business day, and supply information to the Director of Athletics that can be used for publicity purposes.
Assist in completing the eligibility process.
Recruit prospective student-athletes.
Complete and submit injury reports to the appropriate personnel IMMEDIATELY following the occurrence.
Develop the contest schedule for his/her respective sport.
Arrange, with the equipment manager, for the issue and return of equipment for his/her sport.
Prepare a season summary.
Attend the athletic sport banquet appropriate for his/her sport.
To notify the Director of Athletics regarding the preparation of the area/s used for practice and contests.
To assist the Director of Athletics in recommending personnel for his/her assistant coach/s and to aid the appropriate athletic coordinator in evaluating the performance of his/her assistant coach/s.
To attend coaches' meetings as scheduled by the N4C Conference and NJCAA.
Educational Requirements: Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree or higher preferred
Experience Requirements: Two years of high school coaching experience, college experience preferred.
Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire * Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.