Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: full-time, permanent
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
This incumbent functions as Head Basketball Coach (Men’s), Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the University of the District of Columbia. This position is responsible for all aspects of a successful NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Program, including (but not limited to) recruiting, academic monitoring, budget oversight, fundraising, community service, alumni cultivation, supervision of assistant coaches and college and department programming involvement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops the plan of operation for the Men’s Basketball program as well as coordinates the activities of the program consistent with University policy and the NCAA Constitution and Bylaws.
- Supervises and provides leadership to all basketball personnel and student athletes, as well as completes all personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner for approval by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
- Works with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics or designee to develop, implement and manage the budget for the program. Prepares and finalizes travel arrangements for the program within departmental policies and guidelines.
- Maintains close communication with the Sports Information Office to ensure positive public relations with the university and the community.
- Assists the equipment manager in monitoring and issuing equipment for practices and competitions.
- Recruits highly qualified athletes consistent with NCAA Bylaws and university policies.
- Recommends within departmental guidelines the appropriate level of athletic grants and other allowable financial support to the vice president.
- Monitors and implements policies designed to enhance and ensure the academic success of student athletes.
- Schedules competitions in coordination with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, and organizes practices and games according to NCAA Bylaws and departmental policies.
- Implements and monitors policies designed to enhance the academic success and the ongoing eligibility of student athletes. Ensures all members of the program are in compliance with NCAA rules.
interested in becoming partners with the UDC Intercollegiate Athletics program.
- Serves as a model of character and sportsmanship for the student athletes at all times; promotes personal development, academic achievement and athletic success to every student athlete.
- Assists the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics with marketing and fundraising.
- Plans and organizes potential community groups and organizations that may be
- Plans and operates sport specific UDC Athletic Camps.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Demonstrated a minimum of four (4) years experience as a head coach or assistant coach at a NCAA institution.
- Demonstrated successful recruitment of high academic achieving students.
- Demonstrated successful coaching track record as measured by performance and/or transformation of a program.
- Demonstrated supervisory experience.
- Relevant experience with responsibilities associated with Title IX and Gender Equity.
- Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
- Knowledge of the all applicable NCAA Bylaws.
- Knowledge of the mission, policies and objectives of the University of the District of Columbia and its Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
- Knowledge of the academic policies and requirements of the university.
- Knowledge of CPR and first aid techniques.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to plan, supervise, administer and conduct a collegiate sports program.
- Ability to conduct clinics or seminars to train athletes and coaches.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.