Student Affairs

Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

Le Moyne College

Syracuse, NY United States

Responsible for providing assistance and support for the conduct of a comprehensive, high quality NCAA Division II men’s basketball program, within the guidelines of all rules and policies established by the department, the institution, the NE-10 Conference, and the NCAA, in accordance with the academic standards, and the stated mission of Le Moyne College and the Athletic Department, including the advancement of its “Inside the L“ shared culture.

General Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities include exercising discretion and independent judgment in executing daily duties and tasks.  General weekly responsibilities are: 

  • 50% instructional
  • 40% recruitment/administrative support
  • 10% duties assigned by supervisor

NCAA Compliance

  • Assist with conducting program in compliance with all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional policies, rules and regulations.
  • Ensure timely submission of all compliance related work flows through ARMS to maintain the highest levels of integrity and transparency.
  • Maintain open and responsive communications with the Associate Director of Compliance
  • Maintain up to date certification in all required areas (NCAA DII Institute Modules, 1stAid/CPR/AED Training, Etc).

Fiscal Management

  • Assist with submission of all budget requests, documentation, receipts and related forms and paperwork, according to existing policy and established deadlines.
  • Assist with monitoring of budgets as assigned by the head coach.
  • Assist with monitoring and awarding athletic grants in aid in your sport program as assigned by the head coach.

Enrollment Management

  • Assist leading and supporting the College Enrollment Management priorities through partnership, participation, and meeting goals with Enrollment Management initiatives.
  • Assist the department with its gender equity planning and the satisfaction of all Title IX legislation by striving to attain goals related to any applicable enrollment management initiatives within your particular program.
  • Promote and offer available experiential learning/internship/work study opportunities to incoming prospects and/or general students, which are developed and managed either by the department or through your program.
  • Respond to all requests for information from prospective student-athletes, coaches, parents, and/or friends of prospective student-athletes.
  • Solicit information from and distribute information to eligible prospective student-athletes and coaches and or parents or friends of prospective student-athletes.
  • Develop and distribute appropriate recruiting materials, publications and information to interested prospective student-athletes.
  • Follow up with appropriate offers of scholarships in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive recruiting records of all prospective student athletes.

College and Department Service

  • It is expected that employees have a willingness and commitment to be broadly engaged and in service to the College as demonstrated through participation on committees and attendance at College functions/events.
  • It is expected that employees participate with department committees, as elected or assigned, to develop, evaluate and enhance department policy. Attendance at all departmental meetings, unless excused in advance by the AVP for Athletics, is expected while a commitment to the College's priorities and the department's goals and objectives are vital to the success of the position.

Academic Support

  • Provide the appropriate academic support, assistance, motivation and environment for student-athletes.
  • Become familiar with appropriate academic resource and assistance programs available to student-athletes.
  • Assist with monitoring the academic progress of your student-athletes from current class work to graduation as assigned by the head coach.
  • Understand current institutional academic standards and policies.

Game Management

  • Support head coach in working with appropriate personnel to determine your needs for the organization, coordination, and scheduling of all home and away contests including:  facility and equipment set-up, officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media considerations, lodging, meals, travel arrangements, etc.

Sports Performance

  • Assist with submission of all paperwork, schedule meetings and respond to all information requests from athletic trainers and team physicians according to guidelines and deadlines established by the Head Athletic Trainer as assigned by head coach.
  • All decisions regarding the health and safety of student athletes when it comes to physical participation is at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Assist with the coordination with Head Strength/Conditioning Coach on the conduct of a comprehensive training program to enhance both personal and performance growth/development.

Sports Information

  • Respond to all information requests and work with the media, etc. according to guidelines and deadlines established by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information, Marketing and Promotions.
  • Always inform the Assistant Director when you or any of your athletes has been contacted by the media.

Fund Raising

  • Assistant Coaches are expected to fully understand and support the College's policies and procedures, along with any departmental guidelines, for all fund raising activities. Particular attention should be given to NCAA legislation surrounding booster groups and donors. Reconciliation of all revenues and deposits should be handled in accordance with institutional and departmental policy as assigned by the head coach.

Community Service

  • A commitment to community services is an important tenant of the College's mission and to that end it is anticipated that employees will be involved in various community activities as a representative of the Le Moyne College Athletics Department.
  • Assist with identifying and cultivating a community partnership with a service-based organization to provide an impactful service experience for your student-athletes.

Supervision and Evaluation of Assistant Coaches by Head Coaches

  • Full-time Assistant Coaches may be asked to supervise part-time assistants, volunteer assistants and student support staff which may include keeping them informed of all applicable rules, regulations, deadlines, meetings and/or other policies. All staff members (including volunteers) must satisfy the hiring guidelines of the Department prior to assuming their respective duties, and must pass the NCAA Division II Modules each year.

Professional Development

  • Opportunities to maintain and advance current understandings of techniques, strategies, theories, and regulations as they relate to the athletics industry are essential. Attendance and participation in conferences is strongly encouraged.

Supervisory Relationships

  • For purpose of performance evaluations and most other official duties, the first level of contact for the Assistant Coach is with the Head Coach. Appeals of decisions are to be taken to the Director of Athletics.

Functional Relationships/Secondary Sources:

  • All coaches are expected to work cooperatively with all members of the Athletic Department (Administrators, Support Staff, Colleagues), and any other campus (admissions, housing, financial aid, maintenance, etc), or community office/agency that you might be involved with. Communications and required documentation should be handled in a timely manner.

 

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree highly desirable.

 

PREREQUISITES:

  • 1 to 3 years of progressive experience in the conduct of a collegiate level basketball program with proven success in recruiting high quality student athletes and/or equivalent related experiences.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply NCAA and NE10 conference rules as they pertain to the men’s basketball program.
  • The successful candidate will be required to be First Aid/CPR/AED certified and to complete all required NCAA DII Institute modules prior to being able to participate in off campus recruiting activities and countable athletically related activities.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills needed.

 


Requirements

  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 1 - 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

Contact / Additional Information

To apply please visit our website at http://www.lemoyne.edu/Work-At-Le-Moyneand submit the requested application materials. All materials must be submitted for consideration. Documentation may also be submitted by mail to: Annie Steve, Le Moyne College, 1419 Salt Springs Road, Grewen Hall, 2nd Floor (Human Resources), Attn: Syracuse, New York 13214. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.