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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at University of Iowa

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Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Job Description:
Pay Level: 9
Salary Range: Commensurate
Apply By: May 3, 2019

The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with the knowledge, ability and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. This is a full-time position, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a "Win. Graduate. Do It Right." philosophy. For more information regarding Iowa Athletics, please click here.

Responsibilities : The successful candidate will assist in the coaching and administration of a Division I men's intercollegiate basketball program, recruit as permitted by NCAA rules and perform other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Note to Candidate: This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays. Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. The successful candidate will be subject to a credential and criminal background check and driving record review.

Benefits Highlights: Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to " Working at Iowa " to learn more.

Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (or international equivalent);
  • Minimum of three years of recent NCAA Division I Men's Basketball coaching experience and/or a combination of 10 or more years NCAA Division I Men's Basketball operations and collegiate or professional basketball playing experience;
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division I men's basketball rules and regulations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated through public speaking engagements, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques;
  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships;
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a highly-regulated team environment;
  • A valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards .

Desired qualifications :
  • Demonstrated experience in domestic and international talent assessment and proven ability to successfully recruit elite level men's basketball student-athletes;
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the professionalism and intensity necessary to successfully contribute to a Division I athletics program;
  • Demonstrates proficiency and ability to:
    • utilize Sports Tec video analysis system;
    • utilize an online recruiting database (please specify system used);
    • maintain productive, long-term relationships with staff, students, prospect's coaches, and patrons.
Application Process : NO PHONE CALLS OR TEXTS PLEASE. Visit https://jobs.uiowa and search for keywords "men's basketball". Candidates must upload both a current resume and a cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed qualifications of this position. Only applications submitted at will be accepted. For questions or additional information, send email to Athletics Human Resources at