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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 05/23/2017
Working Title Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Department 43115-Titusville Intercollegiate Athletics
Job Type Temporary
Hourly Rate To Be Determined
Job Summary

This position is for the Titusville Campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The candidate selected will be required to work on the Titusville Campus, Titusville, Pennsylvania.

“Other Documentation”

-Three references are required, two MUST be professional (supervisor, athletic director, head coach, etc.).
-All candidates must attach a document that provides current contact information, full name, telephone numbers, e-mail, etc., for all references.

Responsible for assisting the Men’s Head Basketball Coach with coaching responsibilities, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, conducting practice and conditioning sessions, providing leadership, organization, and supervision of team members. Follow all rules, procedures, policies, and regulations of the Department of Athletics, the University, and the Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (WPCC). Responsible for assisting the Head Men’s Basketball Coach with game management.

Job Requirements

-Excellent coaching, instructional, and recruitment skills. Quality leadership skills. Ability to motivate, manage, and train student athletes. Computer literate. Must be certified in AED, First Aid, and CPR.

-Two years experience in coaching high school and/or college-level sports teams, experience in recruiting student-athletes. Excellent working knowledge of the game of basketball and its applicable rules and regulations in accord with Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference (WPCC) standards.

-Ability to develop schedules, manage budgets, coordinate events, manage games. Ability to provide leadership skills, mentoring of student-athletes, organizational skills.

-Lifting up to 50 lbs., recreation material, game equipment and game setups. Ability to inspect and maintain athletic facilities. In the performance of coaching duties, incumbent must be able to utilize hands, arms, traverse the gymnasium, and up and down stairs, and possess adequate sight and hearing functions. Required to sit, stand, ability to drive or ride to or from games or University functions, and walk for long time frames at games or events. Ability to focus.

Minimum Education Level Required
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Temporary, Part-Time
Campus Titusville
Work Hours and Days Various
Posting Number T-0414972-P

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have two or more years of coaching experience?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Do you realize this position is with the Titusville campus of the University of Pittsburgh, and that you are required to work from the Titusville campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Is a position that is strictly part-time and temporary acceptable to you?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents