Location: Fall River, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Jul 9 2019 Job Description:
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Head Coach - Men's Basketball is responsible for administration of all phases of an NJCAA Division III men's basketball program including recruiting quality student-athletes, organizing and training athletes for successful competition, monitoring and supporting the academic success of the student-athletes, and planning and conducting pre- and post-season conditioning programs. This is a professional head coaching position; therefore, all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the NJCAA, Region XXI, and Bristol Community College.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Oversees Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball, as well as volunteer coaches.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Meet designated roster goals established in collaboration with the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Collaborate with the department's Athletics Recruiter to identify and guide prospective students through the enrollment process.
Report information on prospective men's basketball student-athlete interest to the Athletics Recruiter.
Establish a comprehensive list of prospective men's basketball student-athletes through attending local high school, club, and AAU basketball events, as well as establishing relationships with area basketball coaches.
Contact prospective student-athletes about attending Bristol Community College.
Delegate recruitment assignments to assistant coaches.
Attend Bristol Community College family nights and other on-campus recruiting events.
Collaborate with the department's Student-Athlete Advisor to ensure men's basketball student-athletes are meeting regularly with their advisor and utilizing academic initiatives.
Motivate and provide direction and advice to prepare student-athletes in the classroom.
Promote academic success through a commitment to class attendance, academic achievement, and graduation.
Communicate high academic standards within the men's basketball program.
Organize, prepare, and conduct team practice sessions to train and prepare for competition.
Direct, motivate, and advise student-athletes to prepare for competition.
Establish individual and student-athlete goals.
Establish and enforce team policies.
Effectively communicate proper techniques, fundamentals, and team strategies.
Utilize video programming to instruct on areas of practice and competition.
Represent the College in a positive manner by demonstrating good sportsmanship and collegiality.
Study the field and remain up to date on the latest trends of basketball instruction.
Use lessons in sport as a platform for overall student-development.
Hire and supervise Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball, as well as volunteer coaches; assign specific coaching, recruiting and team activity duties.
Develop relationships with four-year coaches and implement a plan to assist men's basketball student-athletes in transferring.
Demonstrate an understanding and adhere to NJCAA eligibility and compliance.
Report facility issues to the Director of Athletics and Recreation in a timely manner.
Submit uniform and equipment requests to the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Schedule men's basketball non-region competition.
Associate's degree required.
Experience playing and coaching intercollegiate or high school basketball.
Knowledge of recruitment, student-athlete development, and basketball.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
Valid driver's license.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
A commitment to embracing diversity and serving the needs of a diverse population, including the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student-body.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience recruiting student-athletes in a community college setting.
A minimum of three years of experience coaching at the intercollegiate level.
Strong ability to build relationships within our recruitment area.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
POSITION STATUS: This is a part-time, non-unit, non-benefitted position, not to exceed 18.5 hours per week.
Bristol Community College has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol Community College has served as a leading resource for education and workforce development in the region.
The college offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. The Center for Workforce and Community Education provides customized training for businesses and the community. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.
With locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton, Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts - a great place to learn, grow, live and work. From city life to seaside, Bristol Community College locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of... Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island. The area is also home to fine dining, thriving historic districts, and a short commute to New England ski areas.
The College annually serves more than 11,000 credit students and 18,000 students who participate in noncredit activities. Bristol Community College is one of the largest employers in the region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol Community College actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). www.BristolCC.edu