Assistant Coach Women's Basketball

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7243094 (Ref.No. 24M116029)
Posted: May 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

WHY RIDER UNIVERSITY?? – We take pride in our progress and the positive impact it has on our students and the University.
Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), seeks an individual for the position of Assistant Coach Women’s Basketball. Individual will assist the Head Women’s Basketball Coach in managing all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division I basketball program. Duties include recruiting, teaching, motivation, organization, practice and game planning.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated successful collegiate coaching experience.
  • Candidate must have strong demonstrated knowledge of the game of basketball and the ability to recruit quality student-athletes. 
  • Strong communication skills are required to recruit, teach, motivate, and develop college-age student-athletes in a team-building environment. 
  • Experience in program organization, practice and game planning, and scouting of opponents.
  • Candidate must have a strong demonstrated working knowledge, and willingness to comply, with NCAA, conference, state, university, and athletic department rules and regulations.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Satisfactory background and/or DMV checks required 

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s degree with 3-5 years of successful experience in women’s basketball.
  • The ability to utilize technology to breakdown film for individual and team teaching purposes.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. 

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