The Head Coach for Women’s Basketball is responsible for all aspects of the women’s basketball program. The University of Tulsa is a NCAA Division I institution with 17 varsity sports (10 women’s and 7 men’s) including FBS in football and is a member of the American Athletic Conference for all sports. Responsibilities include: ensuring the women’s basketball program is in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, American Athletic Conference, and the University; performing as a positive role model for student athletes while establishing a productive, well-rounded environment which stresses the importance of academics in conjunction with athletics; establishing a professional relationship with students, staff, alumni, and the general public in an effort to promote the University and its athletic program and managing an efficient budget. This position reports to the Director of Athletics.
Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing, and coaching of the University’s women’s basketball program
Develop and implement programs and procedures with respect to the evaluations, recruitment, training, and coaching of student-athletes in the women’s basketball program that enables them to compete successfully
Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes
Direct the women’s basketball staff in preparation and analysis of game opponents
Assign and supervise the basketball staff in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes
Direct, coordinate, and monitor the activities of the women’s basketball coaching and support staff, and assess performance, including responsibilities relating to employment and performance appraisals
Recruit student-athletes that are prepared to succeed academically at the University
Encourage student-athletes to perform to their highest academic potential and to graduate in a timely manner
Ensure compliance with University, American Athletic Conference, and NCAA policies, rules, and regulations
Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budget recommendations for the women’s basketball program
Work closely with Sports Medicine and Athletic Performance in the prevention and care of student-athletes
Represent the University to prospective student-athletes and their families, students, alumni, donors, and the community
Engage in fundraising, development, and public and alumni relations on behalf of the University and the Athletics Department
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics or the Director’s designee
Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of five years of previous head and/or assistant collegiate coaching experience; knowledge of and commitment to adherence to NCAA rules, scheduling, academic advising, budget accountability, recruiting, promotion, and fundraising; exceptional communication skills, including public speaking experience; and demonstrated effectiveness in working with a variety of administrative levels and diverse groups of people located both internally and externally to the university.
The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or submit online at tulsa.edu/job-application . The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About The University of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The University of Tulsa is an NCAA Division I - Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) university and member of the American Athletic Conference in all sports. The University seeks to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to compete at the highest level while making progress toward completion of a meaningful degree within an environment consistent with high academic standards, a commitment to equity and diversity, sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and ethical conduct. University website: www.utulsa.edu. Athletics website: www.tulsahurricane.com.