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Second Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Knox College

Knox College invites applications for the position of Second Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. This is a part-time, seasonal position that is not eligible for benefits and reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach. The expected start date is July 1, 2024. The successful candidate will focus on supporting student-athlete success and developing a competitive NCAA Division III program.

Essential tasks:

The Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of the Knox College Men’s Basketball program, including but not limited to; executing a successful recruitment and retention plan as assigned; integrating the program into the campus community; plan, schedule and supervise practices and competitions as assigned; assist in the management of the program’s operational budget; assist in the administration of all aspects of the programs and ensure compliance with departmental, institutional, Midwest Conference (MWC) and NCAA rules and regulations; alumni and booster engagement; assist with the program’s social media activity as assigned; assist with the purchase, distribution and maintenance of equipment as necessary; attending all required department meetings, completing all administrative assignments, and attending all required functions as designated by the head coach, athletic department, and/or athletic director; additional coaching and administrative duties as assigned. Must pass the NCAA rules compliance test and comply with all NCAA rules and regulations. Will work with the Director of Athletics and the Athletic Department Administration to ensure that all athletes are academically eligible, medically cleared, and properly insured. Must provide support, encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes within the NCAA Division III philosophy. Collegial respect and professionalism are expected and required.

Education and experience

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

  • Playing or professional coaching experience at the collegiate level

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects

  • An appreciation for residential liberal arts education and flexibility to adapt to constant change

  • Respect for individual differences, openness to the values ​​and opinions of others, and commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for underrepresented communities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of experience recruiting at the collegiate level

  • Experience with graphic design software i.e.: photoshop, scoreshots, Boxout, Gipper

Nondiscrimination Notice

Consistent with its commitment to equal rights since its founding in 1837, Knox College especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law governing admissions, financial aid, employment, athletics or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations from discriminating on the basis of sex in this manner.

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