The Assistant Coach is responsible for providing effective
leadership for, and day-to-day management of the Men's Basketball
program. The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the
academic mission of the College through athletics, and to teach
student-athletes, explicitly and by example, leadership and
values-based decision-making. The Assistant Coach provides
management and oversight of the program in the absence of the Head
- Implements and maintains a standard of performance consistent
with the College's goals of academic and athletic excellence.
Promotes academic achievement among athletes. Consults with and
works collaboratively with the Athletic Director and the Associate
Athletic Director regarding the academic performance of
student-athletes as appropriate.
- Provides instruction, mentoring, coaching, evaluation of, and
guidance to student-athletes to allow them to develop their
athletic skills and abilities to maximum potential. Assists Head
Coach in determining appropriate coaching methods and strategies in
consultation with the Director of Athletics & Recreation. Provides
effective leadership, mentoring and supervision to
- Conducts programs within the rules and regulations of the NCAA,
the Centennial Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling
Association, College Squash Association, Middle Atlantic Rowing
Conference and the governing body of the sport. Supports, monitors
and applies relevant rules and regulations developed by the
Athletic Department Compliance Office, including the Code of
Conduct and sportsmanship guidelines.
- Cooperates with Health Services and Athletic Trainers to assure
injured athletes receive proper treatment. Understands that all
medical decisions related to a student athlete's health and well
being is the responsibility of the team physician and Certified
Athletic Trainers and all final decisions regarding participation
in practice and games lies with the medical staff. All known
medical history related to injury or illness must be reported to
the medical staff.
- Assists Head Coach with managing the program within budgetary
guidelines to avoid exceeding budgetary limits. Submits all
budget-related reports as required in a timely manner. Advises the
Head Coach of resource needs, including funding needs and staffing
needs. Assists Head Coach in formulating annual budget requests as
- Help assure facilities and equipment are prepared in advance of
practice sessions and games/meets/matches. Report and monitor
proper maintenance of equipment and practice and contest facilities
to ensure safe playing conditions.
- Assists Head coach in developing and implementing recruiting
strategies and programs to identify and attract promising athletes
and provide prompt follow-up to inquiries from potential
- Participate in relevant training and professional development
activities to enhance work-related skills and knowledge, including
attending conferences as requested.
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- High school diploma or GED. Bachelor's degree preferred.
- One to three years experience coaching basketball, preferably
- Current CPR, AED, and first aid certification required.
- Ability to think critically and analytically.
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication
- Basic skills in Microsoft Office Suite required.
- Must pass the NCAA Division III Coaches Test
- Must be certified to drive College vans per College
- The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to
work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and
other constituencies is essential.
- Evidence of commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
- Successful interview.
Because this position requires driving for College business, the
successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's
license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving
record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within
the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24
months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Because this position works with minors (non F&M students
under the age of 18) please review the link below that includes
information regarding the protection of minors. This link also
outlines information regarding a mandatory training you must
complete prior to working with minors. The online training course
must be completed at least once every two years by faculty, staff
and Franklin & Marshall students who interact with minors. Click
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful
completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification,
Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of
credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
Part-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College
professional staff enjoy access to all College facilities,
including dining venues to suit all tastes, free access to
recreation and fitness facilities for the employee dependent family
members, free access to College libraries, plus free or reduced
access to most College performances, lectures, and events, on-site
professional development workshops, and health and wellness
activities. Discounts are available on Lancaster YMCA memberships,
long-term care insurance, and the campus bookstore. Medical
benefits are not available to part-time employees.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive
campus community where all members are treated with dignity and
respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not
discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of
gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national
origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic
information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any
other protected class.
Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in
order to submit an application or attend an employment interview
should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.
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