The Department of Athletics of West Virginia Wesleyan College is currently accepting applications for Head Men's Basketball Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month appointment. Candidates should demonstrate basketball coaching success; excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; possess a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; and the ability to act as a mentor to all student-athletes of WVWC.
The Head Men's Basketball Coach is responsible for the direction and operation of all phases of the men's basketball program in accordance with WVWC, the Mountain East Conference, and NCAA DII regulations. Position duties include, but are not limited to: recruiting; scheduling; individual instruction/player improvement; organizing and directing individual/small group practice activities involving instructing/teaching student-athletes in the rules, regulations and techniques of the sport; planning; coordinating community involvement; budget administration; fund-raising; monitoring academic performance; modeling professional behavior and maintaining appropriate conduct towards players, officials, spectators and colleagues; completing/submitting administrative and compliance documents and other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, 1-3 years of successful basketball coaching experience and a valid driver’s license.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree, 3-5 years of successful basketball coaching experience and a valid driver’s license.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position is open until filled.
Application materials including cover letter, current resume, and references should be submitted to: Randy Tenney Director of Athletics Tenney_r@wvwc.edu 304 473 8099 www.wvwc.edu
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
About West Virginia Wesleyan College
West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.
West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence. Firmly rooted in the liberal arts tradition and closely related to The United Methodist Church, the College is a community of learning based on fundamental principles formed at the intersection of Christian faith and liberal education: intellectual rigor, self-discovery, human dignity, mutual support, social justice, self-discipline, mental and physical wellness, the appreciation of diversity and the natural world, and the judicious use of resources. The College recognizes and affirms its interdependence with the external communities-local, regional, national, and global-and its covenant with the people of West Virginia to share ...its educational and cultural resources.
West Virginia Wesleyan College prepares its students through its curriculum of arts and sciences, pre-professional, professional, and graduate studies, and its rich campus life program. As a residential institution of higher education, the College aspires to graduate broadly educated men and women who:
• Think critically and creatively,
• Communicate effectively,
• Act responsibly, and
• Demonstrate their local and world citizenship through service.