- Promote the philosophy & objectives of the intercollegiate athletic program, including adherence & enforcement of all departmental policies & procedures, as well as University, Conference & NAIA regulations.
- Coach student-athletes within the basketball program; participate in planning and implementing pre-season training program; team practice to maximize time, effort, safety, and skill; monitor and encourage academic progress of the student-athlete culminating in their graduation; counsel student-athletes as needed in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, including consulting with the Student Services personnel,
- Provide for the safety and welfare of team members at all fitness levels working closely with the athletic training staff to ensure all student-athletes have had physical exams, as directed by the head coach.
- Bachelor’s degree is required.
- Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience is preferred, including effective leadership, communication, and recruiting skills.
- Experience in scouting, recruiting, and training student-athletes.
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards, including making oral presentations to groups and contributing to the development of high-quality written materials which reflect positively on the University.
- Ability to consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with persons both internal and external to the University, both on the telephone and in person. The ability to relate in a caring manner to students and families from a broad range of backgrounds, both in group situations and individually, and to effectively advise students and mediate disputes, some of which will be emotionally charged.
MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, religion*, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class in the recruitment and admission of students, in the hiring process, during employment, and in the operation of all university programs, activities, and services.