Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu) is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus. Ohio Wesleyan’s Athletics Department invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. This is an eleven-month full-time benefit eligible position.
The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all phases of Women’s Basketball program. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will provide support to the head coach focused in the areas of recruiting, scouting and developing and executing social media content. The Assistant will be responsible for involvement in current and future leadership program. administrative assistance and on-court coaching. Additional duties will include but not limited to skill development, academic advising, mentoring, home game management duties, organizing team travel including team meals on the road, one on one and group instruction, summer camps/clinics, equipment inventories, developing alumni contacts, as well as a secondary assignment within the department.
It is also expected that the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach embrace the department mission of supporting the academic mission of the university, developing student-athletes as contributors to the greater community, creating opportunities for competitive success, leading student-athletes to understand what it is like to be part of something greater than oneself. A secondary assignment in the athletic department will be required as well as other duties as assigned.
Previous successful coaching experience
Familiarity in recruiting collegiate student-athletes
Articulated commitment to the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and to adhering to all rules and regulations of Ohio Wesleyan University, the North Coast Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.
Effective written communication skills
CPR, First Aid and AED Certification is required (and can be completed after hire)
Ability to articulate the role that athletics plays in a rigorous academic collegiate setting and the importance of academic endeavors of student athletes
Successful coaching experience at the college or university level
Successful recruiting experience at the college or university level, with ability to identify and attract outstanding students and players
Experience exhibiting the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and adhering to all rules and regulations of Ohio Wesleyan University, the North Coast Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.
Effective oral communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and supporting students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to actively foster a respectful, positive environment that welcomes all persons.
An appreciation for and willingness to engage with the mission and aims of OWU.
Completed application packets will include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae
3) The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus, in Delaware, Ohio, promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.
About Ohio Wesleyan University
OHIO WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (www.owu.edu) is a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus in Delaware, Ohio. OWU is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all. OWU celebrates diversity and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, culture, national origin, sex and/or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, economic barriers, or any other legally protected factor. OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.