Work Schedule:Generally September-March and includes all practices and competition as well as recruiting and some office hours. Evening and weekend work will be required. Light travel is also included.General Description:The Assistant Men’s Basketball coach will help with all aspects of coaching, practice game preparation, strategy, and recruitment of prospective student-athlete, travel planning and other administrative duties assigned by the head coach. Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:•Training and development of the players by demonstrating technical expertise and teaching the fundamentals. •Assist students in achieving academic success.•Aid in coordinating fundraising activities.•Set up film exchange.•Contribute to game preparation through tape review, breakdown and scouting report preparation. •Identify, attract and matriculate outstanding student-athletes to the University.•Provide transformative learning opportunities that challenge and support students. •Support student-athlete academic and athletic excellence, leadership development, team development and community service. •Develop positive public relations with all internal and external constituents.•Complete Title XI Module.•Perform other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:•Knowledge and skill in basketball.•Able to follow directions from head coach and relay to student-athletes.• Knowledge of D-III rules and requirements.•Excellent organizational, planning, supervisory and problem-solving skills.•Excellent written and oral communication skills.•Strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills.•Ability to collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of students, parents, alumni, faculty, departmental staff, administration and the general public.•Ability to promote and sustain effective working relationships within a diverse environment.Required Qualifications:1.Experience in basketball.2.Knowledge of D-III rules and requirements.3.High school diploma or GED.4.CPR/First Aid certification and may be obtained on the job.5.Valid Driver’s License (Must have a valid driver’s license for at least 2 yrs.).6.Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check, pass PLU’s Driver Certification Training, and provide an original copy of their Driving Record (5 yr. Employment Abstract).Preferred Qualifications:•Bachelor’s degree.•College experience (coaching or playing).•Previous recruiting experience at the collegiate level is highly desirable.
Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a comprehensive institution with an enrollment of approximately 3200, including international students from two dozen countries. Located on the Pacific Rim in a uniquely scenic region, the university's campus is 40 miles south of Seattle in suburban Tacoma, Washington. As a "New American College," PLU accents integration between its liberal arts program and pro...fessional degrees in the arts, business, education, nursing, and physical education, and embraces its primary mission of educating students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care. PLU enjoys a healthy and progressive relationship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The University is committed to diversity, endorses the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action, and actively seeks applications from women and persons of color.