Job Posting: Head Men's Basketball Coach

Job Posting: Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Location: Montreat, NC

Summary

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach will oversee all aspects of a competitive men’s basketball program and is responsible for, but not limited to the integration of Christian faith, and the recruitment, retention and academic success of student athletes. In addition to coaching, this position requires control and oversight of budgets and scheduling of athletic practices and competitions. The Coach will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Montreat College, Appalachian Athletic Conference, and NAIA rules and regulations.

Job Duties

Essential Job Functions

  1. Excellent writing skills
  2. Excellent oral communication and relationship skills
  3. Excellent recruiting skills to meet annual roster expectations
  4. Efficiency in computer applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.)
  5. Ability to read, understand, and apply instructions
  6. Hear and understand telephone conversations
  7. Ability to coordinate different tasks simultaneously
  8. Move about the campus freely (including all facilities)
  9. Ability to multi-task

Leadership Qualities

  1. Work closely with the Admissions and Financial Aid office.
  2. Articulate a clear vision for the men’s basketball program
  3. Set goals and objectives based on the needs and capabilities of the population served
  4. Articulate and promote student learning and development in the following areas:
    1. Spiritually
    1. Academically
    1. Character
    1. Athletic Excellence
  5. Prescribe and practice ethical behavior
  6. Where appropriate, recruit, select, supervise, and develop others in the organization
  7. Manage financial resources
  8. Plan, budget for, and evaluate personnel and programs

Duties

  1. Oversee the successful recruiting efforts for the men’s basketball program; recruiting student athletes for the athletic team who will represent the mission of Montreat College. 
  2. Maintain annual roster goals set forth by the Director of Athletics.
  3. Scheduling of contests and ensure that contests do not conflict with the academic schedule, examination schedule, and regularly scheduled chapel and convocation services.
  4. Attend all departmental meetings.
  5. Be familiar with and adhere to departmental policies and procedures as well as NAIA and AAC regulations. 
  6. Participate in the college and departmental planning process by assisting in the formulation of goals, objectives, and outcomes and establish budget priorities. 
  7. Participate in college activities, which include Discovery Days, orientation and registration.
  8. Develop and maintain a work schedule (office hours) centered on student-athletes’ accessibility.
  9. Be responsible for the conduct of athletes, both on and off the playing field. 
  10. Prepare and maintaining a budget for the athletic program. 
  11. Actively participate with all athletic fundraising programs.
  12. Communicate the needs and maintenance of facilities and equipment to the Director of Athletics. 
  13. Maintain scholarship amounts according to allotted budget.
  14. Shall be responsible for providing statistical information to the Conference SID and Montreat College SID in a timely fashion.
  15. Organizes and conducts practice sessions. 
  16. Lead the team with at least two service projects per academic year to reach out to the community in servant-leadership.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution is required; Master’s degree preferred. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with successful recruiting and college coaching experience. Candidates must support and affirm the College’s faith statement and Community Life Covenant.

Supervision

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics.

Compensation and Benefits

The Men’s Basketball Coach is a full-time, benefitted 11-month position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements/How to Apply

No phone calls will be accepted.

  1. Complete job application
  2. Email a cover letter, resume with three professional references, and a statement of Christian faith to: Mr. Garrett Jones, Athletic Director, Email: gjones@montreat.edu

About Montreat College

Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master’s, bachelor’s, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.

Summary

Head Men's Basketball Coach

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach will oversee all aspects of a competitive men’s basketball program and is responsible for, but not limited to the integration of Christian faith, and the recruitment, retention and academic success of student athletes. In addition to coaching, this position requires control and oversight of budgets and scheduling of athletic practices and competitions. The Coach will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Montreat College, Appalachian Athletic Conference, and NAIA rules and regulations.

Salary Currency: USD

Payroll: MONTH

Date Posted: 2022-08-04

Employment Type : FULL_TIME

Hiring Organization : Montreat College

Organization URL: https://www.montreat.edu

Organization Logo: https://www.montreat.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/montreat-1080.jpg

Location: PostalAddress, 310 Gaither Circle, Montreat, NC, 28757, United States

Education Required:

  • Bachelor Degree