Job Summary The Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Intern reports to the Women's Basketball Head Coach and will have the secondary duty of assisting with intramurals, outside of the basketball season. The intern will be responsible to assist the head coach in all aspects of the program, including: recruit qualified student-athletes; scout opponents, breakdown video, assist in practice sessions and in-game duties; counsel student-athletes in a positive manner; and adhere to all NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations. The position is for one year, with the possibility of reappointment up to a total of three years.
Identifying and recruiting quality student athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University.
Assist in developing and maintaining positive team culture and chemistry.
Mentoring and counseling student-athletes.
Assisting in planning and conducting practices.
Assisting in scouting opponents and developing game strategies.
Assisting in travel planning and making travel arrangements
Fundraising and community service activities.
Developing a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport.
Developing and maintaining a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University, Landmark Conference, and NCAA regulations.
Represent the WBB Program, River Hawk Athletics, and Susquehanna University in a positive and professional manner.
Game day responsibilities.
Outside of season game management responsibilities.
Education Bachelor's Degree required.
Additional Requirements This position requires a valid driver's license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university's insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. Strong organizational, time management, oral, written, teaching, and computer skills. Detail oriented. Ability to set priorities, advocate team concepts, work collaboratively with faculty and staff. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Ability to frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, and/or quickly.
Physical Demand Must possess the physical stamina to effectively coach the sport. Position requires the ability to move about the campus and the ability to talk and to hear instruction. Requires manual dexterity and the ability to use fingers, hands, and arms to feel, handle and reach. Requires frequent walking and occasional stooping, crouching and bending. Position requires occasional lifting and pushing. Working conditions are indoors and outdoors.
Experience Playing or coaching experience on a collegiate level preferred.
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 10 months
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule: Other - 38 hpw
Quick link for posting: 2041
Internal Number: 2041
About Susquehanna University
Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences.