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Head Women's Basketball Coach

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Athletics

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Athletics, and NCAA Division III member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), seeks applicants for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach (60%).  This position also has additional administrative duties in addition to coaching (40%). Secondary duties will be determined on department needs and the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.  Examples of secondary duties may include: teaching, event management, sports information, writing stories, compliance, fundraising, strength and conditioning, etc. This is a full-time, 12-month basis position, offering excellent employee benefits.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for management and administration of all phases of the women’s basketball program, student-athletes and staff.  Duties include, but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student-athletes including use of recruiting software (Front Rush), fundraising, camp operations, budget administration, team travel, developing community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, hiring and supervision of assistant coach, and other duties as assigned. Candidates will have additional duties based on departmental needs and successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of successful women’s basketball coaching experience on the collegiate level or ten (10) years as head coach at the high school level.
  • Demonstrated priority of ensuring success of the student-athlete experience.
  • Proven accountability of student-athlete academic success.
  • Established leadership principles and integrity.
  • Ability to influence and motivate student-athletes.
  • Written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success recruiting high caliber student-athletes (character, academics, competitiveness).
  • Organizational skills.
  • Event planning, camp and/or clinic experience.
  • Fundraising experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and travel.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules.
  • Transferable skills, educational background, expertise or experience to serve the UW-Platteville Department of Athletics in coaching and in assigned secondary duties.

Preferred:

  • Proven success as a head coach or top level assistant at the college level.
  • Demonstrated recruiting ability in the Midwest (WI, IL, IA, MN, etc.).
  • Significant fundraising experience.
  • Previous DIII coaching experience.
  • Master’s degree in a Health and Human Performance related area with teaching experience on the collegiate level or a nationally recognized strength and conditioning certification.

 

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The Athletic Department is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). Check us out at letsgopioneers.com.

 

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Priority review will be given to applications received by June 30, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

                Kara McCarville, 608-342-1567

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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