Head Women's Basketball Coach


Posting Start Date

3/20/2017
Institution/Company
The College of New Jersey
Location
Ewing, NJ
Job Type
Full Time - Experienced
Preferred Education
Master's degree

Job Description

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach reporting to the Executive Director of Athletics. This is a twelve-month position residing in the Department of Athletics, Division of Student Affairs.

The Head Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for all aspects of a competitive NCAA DIII program, including recruitment of qualified student-athletes, practice planning, player-development, budget management, fund-raising, alumni development, assistant coach oversight and an understanding of student-athletes’ commitment to academics. The position will include administrative responsibilities in addition to other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • College level coaching experience with an understanding of the values of a residential liberal arts education.
  • Certified in first aid, CPR and AED.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in coaching Women’s basketball at the collegiate level.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding of and ability to teach the skills and strategies of the sport of women's basketball to build and maintain a competitive program.
  • Ability to inspire, direct and lead student-athletes and staff.
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model and mentor.
  • Strong knowledge and compliance with all NCAA, NJAC and College rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully recruiting and yielding high achieving student-athletes.  
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.               

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • The ability to collaborate with other areas of the College and excellent communication, organizational and effective leadership skills are highly desirable.
  • Experience in athletic administration and developing alumni and community based relationships desired.

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans, as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. This position has the state title of Assistant Director 2. It is included for membership in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is U24, step 1, $59,624.08. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official transcripts of highest degree earned.


Employer Information
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Application Instructions
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official transcripts of highest degree earned.

To apply follow this link: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=TCNJ&cws=41&rid=104