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Men's Basketball Head Coach

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All applications must be made online at: If assistance with online application process is required, contact Human Resources at 517-796-8468.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number G00284
Position Title Men's Basketball Head Coach
Department Student Athletics
Location Central Campus (Jackson)
Position Type Part Time
Is this position grant funded? No
Classification Adjunct
Grade Adjunct
Salary Range $8,000 per year
Reports to Assistant Dean of Athletics
FLSA Status Exempt
Bargaining Unit None

Earn JC Tuition Credit.

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Position Summary Information

Basic Function

Selects, recruits, instructs and monitors student-athletes for the Men’s Basketball team.
Responsible for submitting preliminary budget, schedule, travel and equipment needs for Men’s Basketball. Follows all rules and guidelines in accordance with the College, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA).

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Provides preliminary budget projections.
2. Recruits prospective student-athletes in accordance with JC’s strategic enrollment management targets.
• Athletic and academic performance shall be considered.
• Submit list of recruits for grant approval. All grants/scholarships are awarded in accordance with an approved College budget and shall be approved by the Athletic Director.
3. Prepares the teams schedule.
4. Develops an annual on/off season plan that includes goals for the program (Athletic, Academic, Fund Development and Community Service).
5. Supervision of assistant coaches, volunteers and student-athletes (academic, practice and games).
• Fosters sportsmanship and fair play.
6. Coordinate practices schedules and trips.
• Manage team equipment including inventory, repair, and replacement (purchasing in accordance with approved budget guidelines and purchasing procedures).
7. Abide by all standards, rules and regulations of the NJCAA and MCCAA.
8. Conform to the administrative policies of the College and the Athletic Department.
• Travel regulations – Maintain a good motor vehicle records for teams travel.
• Grants.
• Purchasing Credit card use.
9. Foster a positive image for the College and the Athletic Department.
10. Promote and track student academic performance and community service.
11. Make appropriate referrals to College resources when a student is in need of academic assistance (i.e. not meeting satisfactory academic progress).
12. Assure team media information is accurate, current and complete (rosters, webpages, brochures, etc.).
13. Engage in athletic program fund development.
14. Support student athlete preparation and referral when athletic and academic transfer is the goal.
15. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree from an accredited undergraduate institution is required.
Three or more years of experience serving as a head coach in a college, high school or club setting required.
Must be CPR/First Aid Certified, or able to obtain certification within 30-days of employment. Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s license with no restrictions.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Health Promotion, or related field preferred.
College coaching experience preferred.

Physical Requirements
Approximate Hours per week

Posting Detail Information

Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be made online at:
If assistance with online application process is required, contact Human Resources at 517-796-8468.

Additional Information

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What are your salary expectations?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What is the highest degree you have achieved?
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Doctorate
  3. * How many years of high school coaching experience do you have?
    • 0 - 1 year
    • 1 - 2 years
    • 2 - 3 years
    • 3 or more years
  4. * Do you possess a valid driver license with no restrictions?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of experience do you have serving as a coach in a college, high school or club setting?
    • 0-1 year
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 4 or more years
  6. * Are you currently CPR/First Aid Certified?
    • Yes
    • No, but I am able to obtain certification within 30 days of employment.
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. Other Document
  4. Letter of Recommendation