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.
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 https://jobs.uiowa.edu will be accepted. For questions or additional information, send email to Athletics Human Resources at email@example.com.