Head Men's Basketball Coach
Company: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Posted on: March 16, 2023
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics
As a head coach in NJIT's intercollegiate athletic program, the
incumbent will be responsible for all functions relating to the management
and running of a successful Division I Men's Basketball program in the
America East Conference, including recruiting, budget management, staff and
student-athlete development, scheduling events, and fundraising Comprehensive knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA rules
and related university rules and policies is essential.
may also include, but are not limited to:
Organize, prepare, and conduct individual and team practices, training and
Coordinate an effective in season and off-season training program.
Lead, monitor and coordinate training and practice sessions, ensuring that
all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained.
Responsible for the welfare of all students under coach's charge.
Address and resolve any issues that arise with a student-athlete, the team
and/or a member of the coaching staff.
Strive to provide guidance and assistance towards enhancing a
student-athlete's welfare regarding his personal, academic, and athletic
experience while at NJIT.
Oversee and enforce all established Athletic Department team travel and code
of conduct policies when away from NJIT.
Perform constant evaluation of team and individual performances.
Support the student-athlete academic advising and personal development
Collaborate with the Sports Medicine and the Athletic Performance staffs as
needed on the prevention and care of athletic injuries, other health related
issues, and the overall strength & conditioning program.
Ensure that the aim and objectives of the sport program supports the mission
of the university and are within established university policies, and NCAA
Submit appropriate compliance documentation regarding NCAA rules and
regulations to compliance office.
Schedule all team competitions in conjunction with sport administrator.
Maintain current health care certifications. (First aid, CPR/AED).
Report all possible infractions of NCAA rules and regulations to the Office
Attend NCAA rules education meetings as directed by the Office of Compliance
and Athletic Director.
Enforce all NJIT policies and procedures including, but not limited to,
general student, staff and department specific.
Represent the sports program to various institutional programs, government
agencies, funding agencies, students, parents and the general public.
3. Demonstrated commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion.
Staff Development and Management:
Responsible for the hiring, mentoring, and evaluation of the assistant
coaching staff. This may include managing staff on a daily basis, addressing
and resolving any issues, and conducting performance reviews.
decisions regarding staff responsibilities and utilization.
Evaluate and make recommendations for personnel actions for coaches and
basketball operations staff.
Budget Management and Recruitment:
Recommend and submit proposed program budget for each upcoming season, with
sport administrator approval.
Recommend the purchasing of equipment and uniform apparel as needed for the
Develop an effective recruiting system, which identifies prospective
student-athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations and institutional
Marketing, Fundraising and Community Activities:
1. Support the marketing and promotion of the men's basketball program
to all local constituencies including- campus, alumni, local Newark, Essex,
and New Jersey communities.
2. Collaborate on fundraising efforts within the guidelines set forth
by the Athletics Department.
3. Work closely with media relations
4. Participate in a minimum of two (2) community service activities
5. Establish and maintain positive and effective relationship with NJIT
6. Represent NJIT athletic department at alumni and school functions as
- A Bachelor's Degree is required; Minimum of 7 years of coaching
experience on the intercollegiate level or a professional league equivalent;
comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues; excellent
communication and conflict resolution skills; demonstrated leadership
ability; prior supervisory/management experience; valid driver's license.
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience
prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the
satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and
experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
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