Davis & Elkins College is accepting applications for the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, a full-time 10-month position responsible for administering all aspects of the program with a commitment to College, Conference, and NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations.
The Head Coach will identify and successfully recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes; provide the vision, leadership, and strategic planning to direct and supervise all activities relative to teaching, training, and skill development of student-athletes in preparation for intercollegiate competitions including practice, scheduling of competitions and organizing required travel. This position will support the College’s mission of fostering an environment which is focused on the spiritual, intellectual, personal, and social development of the student-athletes.
Anticipated Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
· Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree strongly preferred. · Must possess two or more years of successful collegiate coaching and recruiting experience. · Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics play in an institution of higher education. · Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population. · Demonstrated ability to solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently efficiently and effectively. · Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. · Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty, and external constituents of the college. · Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment. · Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e., recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.). · Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement.
To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of at least three references via email to Jane Corey, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information on Davis & Elkins Athletics can be found at www.SenatorNation.com
Davis & Elkins College seeks to “prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.” To fulfill this mission, the Department is committed to providing a rigorous education that also provides students with opportunities for experiential learning, and encourages entrepreneurship, collaboration and practical problem-solving. We also seek to support and advance the professional and economic development of our city, state and region by establishing partnerships and serving as a resource for all who seek to improve their local communities.