Berry College invites applications and nominations for the full-time, 10-month position of assistant women’s basketball coach with additional responsibilities to be assigned depending on the successful candidates’ skills set and experiences. Located midway between Atlanta, Ga., and Chattanooga, Tenn., on a 26,000-acre campus just north of Rome, Ga., Berry is an independent, co-educational, liberal arts college with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Berry challenges students to embrace a firsthand educational experience that complements challenging academic programs with opportunities for meaningful student work experiences, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others. This is a unique opportunity to create a program grounded in the mission of the college that incorporates an integrated education of the head, the heart, and the hands.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, the successful candidates will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach with the organization, supervision, and administration of an NCAA Division III intercollegiate women’s basketball program. The candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education, Division III athletics, and an appreciation for and commitment to all NCAA, Southern Athletic Association (SAA), and institutional rules and regulations. The candidates should also possess good communication skills, strong leadership and mentoring abilities, and the ability to create a culture that is both disciplined and caring. Other duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, budget management, practice and game preparation/management, scheduling, compliance, public relations, alumni communication, student supervision, fundraising, equipment management, and a commitment to the student-athlete’s academic progress and degree completion. Along with coaching responsibilities, the candidates will be assigned additional responsibilities dependent on the successful candidates’ skills set and experiences.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Previous coaching and teaching experience on the NCAA Division III collegiate level is preferred. Strong social media and computer skill preferred. This position includes competitive benefits and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Interested individuals should apply online at http://berry.edu/business/hr/jobopps/ or submit a letter of application, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to: AWLC Recruitment, P.O. Box 495037, Mount Berry, GA 30149. The job is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately and continue until a qualified individual has been hired. Starting date is negotiable. Berry College is an equal opportunity employer. For ADA Accommodations please contact our ADA Coordinator VTTY 706-233-4062.
About Berry College
Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with great opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.
We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.