The University of Bridgeport, Department of Athletics has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. The incumbent will be responsible for carrying out assignments to assist in the coaching and management of the Women's Basketball Team. Essential Duties:
Assist with all aspects of the women's basketball program; provides opportunities that challenge and support student-athletes to reach their full potential;
Support student-athlete academic and athletic excellence, leadership development and community engagement;
Adheres to and enforces all policies and procedures of the department and the University, as well as the rules and regulations of the NCAA, East Coast Conference, ECAC, and any other authorities that affect the intercollegiate athletic program;
Assist in team development including establishing goals, objectives, and values for the program consistent with mission of Athletics Department;
Assists in motivating student-athletes to perform to maximum levels;
Assists with the conditioning and training of team members in conjunction with the training; unit to ensure that student-athletes are physically prepared for competition;
Utilizes sound teaching techniques in the preparation of games and practices.
Assists in the recruitment and selection of student-athletes;
Drives team van;
Performs additional duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent; advanced degree preferred;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Coaching and /or participation at collegiate level preferred; demonstrated ability and passion to teach and demonstrate skills of basketball;
Ability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends;
Candidate must have a valid driver's license and meet University of Bridgeport's Driving Requirements;
Willingness to fundraise;
Ability to interact with all levels of the university community.
The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, see https://jobs.bridgeport.edu/The University of Bridgeport is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws. The University of Bridgeport complies with Clery Act and maintains records of campus crime statistics and security policies. Copies of University of Bridgeport Annual Security and Fire Report reports are available at https://files.bridgeport.edu/public/Security/Annual-Secu rity-Report-2018.pdf