The job manages a team of professional staff responsible for the development of instructional support materials for teachers in one or more subjects or athletic programs. Leads others to assist teachers by providing individual instruction, counseling, and other academic or extracurricular services, such as the preparation of lesson plans, course outlines and assignments, or athletic strategies.
1) Hire, train, and manage a team of instructors, tutors and other personnel. Recommends, plans, and implements new instructional and training programs. Evaluates the performance of the team and individuals in order to instruct and advise on technical, strategic, and mental development., 2) Plan and direct advertising for and promotion of the program in a variety of media; market offerings broadly through mailings, multimedia and presence at professional meetings. Will also generate content for and update website to reflect current course offerings and initiatives., 3) Writes annual report summarizing the program and recommends future programming. Will also manage the Program’s revenues and expenses against budget, and collaborate with the CLC Director with planning the budget, including the expansion of revenue-producing programming., 4) If athletic coach, manages the planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting of a University intercollegiate athletics program within IHSA, NCAA and divisional, and University standards., 5) Performs other related work as needed.
1) Teach sport-specific skills individually to develop athletes progressively. Teach tactical skill and strategy collectively to optimize team performance. Demonstrate a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities and holistic development for student-athletes.
2) Serve as a mentor and advisor to student-athletes through open communication, providing expectations while holding all accountable consistently, and fostering a team culture that defines the team and aims to develop athletes holistically as young adults.
3) Conceive, implement, and supervise strategies to recruit academically and athletically qualified prospective student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations. Communicate and work with the Admissions Office through the application and matriculation process of prospective student-athletes.
4) Develop and execute a strategy for a nationally competitive women’s basketball team. Implement plans and strategies during practices and competition by teaching and developing student-athletes.
5) Oversee the plan for each basketball season, including competitive schedules and practices, i.e., scheduling facilities, administration of practice schedule, overseeing travel arrangements for away competition, any necessary communication with officials.
6) Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and interpersonal matters; consult with appropriate Department and University members.
7) In conjunction with strength staff, assist in developing training and conditioning programs.
8) Organize all practice sessions to enhance team performance. Evaluate individual performance and provide leadership and instruction in areas of deficiency.
9) Supervise and evaluate the full-time assistant coach and voluntary staff. Direct and coordinate the activities of assistant coaches in recruiting, team management and practice and game planning in compliance with University, conference and NCAA policies and regulations.
10) Manage operating budget. Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditures of budgeted funds.
11) Serve as leader for the women’s basketball program and articulate the vision to respective stakeholders and University representatives.
12) Assist as needed to raise funds to support the women’s basketball program and Department.
13) Remain current with sport developments and trends and rules of the sport; participate in professional development through coaching organizations, clinics, conventions, and other applicable meetings.
14) Perform related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: JR08611
About University of Chicago
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.