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Colgate University
  • Position Number: 2239927
  • Location: Hamilton, NY
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Colgate University

Assistant Coach of Women's Basketball, Instructor in Physical Education

Requisition Number: 2021A001Posting
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Division: Athletics
Department: Women's Basketball

Department Statement:
Colgate Athletics seeks to be a welcoming and diverse association of students, coaches, staff, alumni and fans in which all people are treated equitably and respectfully, and can contribute fully to our success; we share common goals, we affirm open communication and civility, we honor the sacredness of each person, we accept responsibility to act for the common good, we care for and serve one another, and we honor our history while celebrating our evolution; and, we strive to consistently perform at the upper range of our potential, to get better every day with a goal to win to win in competition, in the classroom, in the community and in the lives of every member of the Colgate Community.

Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within women's basketball. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
- adhering to Head Coach's philosophy
- athletic instruction/coaching
- program operations and administration as designated by head coach

Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These may include, but are not limited to:
- Monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
- Ensuring student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities

Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation. Including but not limited to:
- film breakdown
- use of appropriate video-editing software
- coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies
- coordination of team film sessions
- development of scouting reports

Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy.
- Exercises independent judgement regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
- Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit
- Decision-making authority in the allocation of scholarship allocations (as applicable)
- Attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
- Monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
- Developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
- Patriot League
- athletic department
- university policies

Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam

Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings

Accurate, timely completion and submission of all recruiting logs

Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:
- newsletters and communication with alumni
- team promotion and marketing to all constituents
- communication strategy within university and local community

Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present.

Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching.

Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program.

Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff. Assistant Coach has independent discretion on all hiring and termination of student employees and part-time casual wage staff.

Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes.

Colgate Athletics Mission: To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence

Athletics Department Virtues:
Thoughtful We act with care, reason and inclusion.
Driven We pursue courageous goals with diligence, energy and focus.
Enthusiastic We cultivate a passionate, positive and fun presence.
Cohesive We value supportive, collaborative, consistent teamwork.
Bold We inspire creative, gracious, fearless winners.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), in accordance with the federal statutory requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act. CSAs are required to and responsible for reporting allegations of crimes they receive from students and employees to the Campus Safety Department.

Professional Experience/Qualifications
Previous collegiate playing and/or coaching experience (Director of Basketball Operations included with experience).

Proven competitive success.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience recruiting to academically selective institutions.

Experience playing and coaching at a Division I institution.

Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred.

Other Information
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware. Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate full in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case. Without limiting remedies otherwise available to the university, if you are found to be in violation of any NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules, you may be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in relevant NCAA, league or conference disciplinary and/or enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repeated violations.

Work Schedule:

Job Open Date:

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Clery Act
The Campus Safety Department will provide upon request a copy of Colgates Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report includes statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education for the previous three years concerning reported: 1. crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Colgate University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus and 2. fires that occurred in student housing facilities. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and fire safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault, life safety systems, and other related matters. To obtain a copy, contact the Campus Safety Compliance Manager via e-mail at You may also access the report from the Campus Safety web page at:

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