The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I institution and member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) is currently accepting application for the position of Head Women's Basketball Coach. This full-time position will recruit and coach student athletes for the purpose of assembling a competitive women's basketball team and prepare players for success both on and off the court.
Plan and organize practices to properly train students for games and promote the athletic development of individual athletes.
Recruit highly skilled student athletes while initiating off-campus recruiting activities and maintaining oral and written correspondence.
Oversee various fundraising and promotional activities to increase community involvement and secure funds for program operations.
Cultivate positive relationships with the campus and surrounding community to encourage external involvement and community pride.
Provide supervision, advisement and leadership to students and support staff when necessary. Monitor the academic progress of student athletes to ensure individual eligibility and promote academic development.
4 year's experience coaching women's basketball at the NCAA Division I level
Must have an understanding of recruitment procedures and the technical fundamentals of women's basketball
Strong organizational skills and communication skills
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
UA brings together diverse disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.