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P230117 - Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball - Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Summary:  
The University at Buffalo’s Assistant Coach will assist in all aspects of the Women’s Basketball Program as assigned by the head coach. Develop a competitive Division I Women’s Basketball Team. Responsible for: recruitment and retention of student-athletes, planning and executing practices for the women’s basketball program, fundraising, and community and alumni relations. Oversee the academic progress of the women’s basketball student-athletes.
  • Teach skills related to the Women’s Basketball Program. Develop and implement thorough, sound and safe teaching plans. Assist the Head Coach in planning, organizing, and administering all practice sessions as well as scouting future opponents. Make maximum use of all technologies to develop student-athletes to their fullest potential.

  • Recruit prospective student-athletes that can contribute athletically and academically to the program standards of UB. Recruit prospective student-athletes within assigned area to include planning, implementing, and on-the-road recruiting. Participate in recruitment and designation of scholarships. Develop, maintain and foster positive public relations with high schools and club teams within assigned area. Make maximum use of letter writing, social media, phone calls, clinic instruction and/or attendance, etc. in order to maintain a high level of visibility throughout these assigned communities. Maintain accurate recruiting lists and have thorough knowledge of all NCAA, MAC and University rules and regulations. Acquire all necessary knowledge to successfully pass the NCAA mandated recruiting exam.

  • Interact with the student-athlete and their family/support members. Provide guidance and support as necessary that aligns with team philosophy. Work in collaboration with the Student-Athlete Academic Services to monitor academic progress and status of women’s basketball team members. Support the well-being of the student-athlete in cooperation with the services of Sports Performance, Sports Medicine, and departments providing information regarding prevention and care of athletic injuries, mental wellness and nutrition.

  • Interact professionally with university faculty, staff and student body on a frequent basis. Interact professionally with support staff throughout the Division of Athletics (e.g., Student Services, Sports Information, Compliance, Facilities, Business Office, etc.). Assists in the preparation of alumni events and programs.

  • Responsible for procurement, purchasing, facilities management, and fund raising for the sport program.

  • Responsible for team travel arrangements, managing inventory of equipment and uniforms.

  • Responsible for managing and administering aspects of sport specific team budget.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience coaching or playing at the collegiate level, preferably Division I.
  • Successful experience as a graduate assistant or intern in a college athletic program is acceptable for up to one year of the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree.

FTE:  1.0
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.