Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will discharge the following responsibilities:
• Oversee all aspects of a competitive Division III women’s basketball program. This will include scheduling, practice and game coaching, recruiting, budgeting, fund raising, and all travel associated with the women’s basketball program.
• Mentor and coach student-athletes and assist student-athletes in the development of basketball skills and an understanding of basketball strategies necessary to succeed.
• Participate in committees and provide service to the Department, University, and Profession.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Demonstrated record of successful playing, coaching and recruiting in the sport of women’s basketball
Demonstrated high level of motivation with strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated willingness and ability, to travel and work a flexible schedule
Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and work with student employees
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the needs of diverse faculty, staff, students, and university community
Willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues for program growth and enhancement
Possess current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification or ability to immediately obtain
Valid state driver’s license
Prior experience at the Division III level
About SUNY Fredonia
The State University of New York at Fredonia is a comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university located in beautiful Western New York, just minutes from Lake Erie. Founded in 1826, the university is among the most storied in the State University of New York system and is the first in the SUNY system to be awarded the SUNY Shared Governance Award. It is home to a world-renowned School of Music and over 100 degree programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, education, mathematics, and business. Fredonia also features cutting-edge programs in the emerging fields of technology, service, and communication and is consistently ranked among the top public, master's granting universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. As reflected by Fredonia's Carnegie Foundation's Community Engagement Elective Classification, the university facilitates and supports university-community collaborations that enhance the intellectual, cultural, artistic, and economic vibrancy of the region.
Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, attractive architecture and grounds, rich campus life, and commitment to student engagement and success. Fredonia ...is focused on ensuring that all Fredonia students, utilizing knowledge developed through a broad range of intellectual experiences, will be:
• Skilled (develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge),
• Connected (engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship),
• Creative (demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation), and
• Responsible (activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism).