Marian University seeks a qualified highly energetic and ambitious professional to serve as Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Women’s Basketball Coach promotes Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan Mission & Identity by providing leadership, management, and strategic planning for the women’s basketball program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The coach will be responsible for all phases of the program to include but not limited to:
•Actively engages the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan Intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services. •Organizing and conducting a recruitment program that will retain qualified student-athletes at the NAIA level by managing visitations. •Cooperating with the admissions and financial aid departments in a coordinated effort to attract student-athletes. •Supervising student-athletes’ academic, personal, and athletic development. •Planning practices and game preparation. •Managing the women’s basketball budget. •Implementing and enforcing the department and university policies concerning sportsmanship and school representation. •Promoting the women’s basketball program to the public. •The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will also assist in community relations and will be responsible for raising funds for the women’s basketball program throughout the academic year.
Marian University women’s basketball has a history of great success, with two NAIA national championships, six straight Crossroads League regular season tournament titles, and seven straight NAIA national tournament appearances in the last eight years. These standards are expected to be upheld with the hire of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach.
Required Qualifications: •Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University •An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and experience in coaching basketball.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: P046S
About Marian University
Marian University is located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks in the Top 25 of US News & World Report’s list of Midwest Region colleges, as well as Money magazine’s list of Top 10 schools in Indiana “For Your Money”. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 10 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015 in 9 years of existence. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 46 national titles.