Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Penn State University

Penn State Shenango
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Shenango
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Penn State Shenango is reestablishing its intercollegiate athletic department and is now accepting applications for part-time Assistant Coach for the Men’s Basketball program. We are looking for committed and highly energetic individuals to assist with the reestablishment of this program. Intercollegiate Men’s basketball coaching experience and experience working within higher education preferred. This individual will assist the Head Coach with managing and supervising the day-to-day operations of the athletic Men’s Basketball program, including teaching, coaching, fund-raising activities; and providing leadership and support for the vision and strategies of the Head Coach. Specific responsibilities and duties include: Coaching: Scout future opponents by film, watching games and/or telephone reports. Provide consultation and expert advice to head coach and team members. Prepare, plan, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions as directed. Teach individuals and groups of players’ specific tasks and skills before, during and after practice, during season and off-season. Serve as a mentor to athletes, helping resolve academic and non-academic issues. Be available to coaches and players before, during and after practices, games, and events. Be knowledgeable of the rules and fundamentals of the respective sport. Coach specific units as directed by the Head Coach. May serve in a coordinator role. Recruitment: Prepare and distribute recruiting information. Attend off-campus games for the purpose of evaluation and contact when appropriate. Make phone contact with prospective student-athletes when appropriate. Plan campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents. Teaching: Teach advanced level skills and game strategies. Team Administration: Plan long and short-term objective under the leadership of the head coach. Assist in the establishment of requirements for team members in terms of academic and athletic progress. Assist in the management of the budget if applicable. Assist in the coordination and management of team travel if applicable. Assist in the completion of all necessary compliance documentation under the direction of the compliance office. Campus/Community Communication: Recommend policies and procedures for the student-athlete handbook. Serve in a leadership role and promote participation in community service activities by student-athletes. Assist in the formulation of team and department fund-raising activities and promotional events. Coordinate community service and PSU Shenango athletics-to-school programs under the direction of the Marketing and Promotions Office. Administer day-to-day operations and staff of summer athletic camps and other “reach out” programs for school aged children, as directed by the head coach. Other Duties: Be knowledgeable of USCAA and PSUAC rules. Assist in planning a competitive schedule if applicable. Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088