Job Title:          HEAD COACH – MEN’S BASKETBALL

Department:   ATHLETICS

Reports To:     ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

 

HEAD MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH – East Central University (ECU), a NCAA Division II member of the Great American Conference, invites applications for the position of Men’s Basketball Head Coach.  East Central University is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-four undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences.  Eight master's degrees are offered in education, human resources, psychology, and accounting. ECU's 4,600 students come from 32 countries and 28 different states.  About 65% of the 172 faculty members hold doctorates.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The successful candidate will organize and administer all aspects of operating the men’s basketball program, including but not limited to: visionary leadership; recruiting, managing and retaining high quality student-athletes committed to academic and athletic achievement; working collaboratively with coaches, staff and administrators; proven student-athlete skill development, practice and game planning; sound fiscal planning and budget management; commitment to fundraising;  engage student, alumni and community fan base; adheres to university policies and procedures, including branding and appropriate use of effective social media; supervise and evaluate assistant coaching staff; a commitment to excellence in coaching and community relations is expected, as head coaches represent the Department of Athletics and the university in its overall promotion and public relations efforts.  Applicant agrees to operate in accordance with university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Perform other duties as assigned.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor’s Degree is required.  A Master’s Degree is highly desired. Applicants must have organized and competitive basketball coaching experience; collegiate and head coach experience highly desired.  Excellent organizational and administrative skills required.  Successful candidate must possess the ability to establish effective relationships with all constituent groups associated with the program.  

TO APPLY:  Applications should consist of (1) a letter of interest; (2) a current resume; (3) a list of three professional references with complete contact information and a notation describing the work relationship with each; (4) unofficial transcripts from all degrees; (5) a statement of teaching philosophy; and, (6) a completed *Disclosure Statement.

Applications should be sent electronically to es@ecok.edu.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For more information about ECU, visit our web site at http://www.ecok.edu.

East Central University, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, employment, financial aid, and educational services. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Employment Services Director, 1100 E. 14th St., Admin. 160, Ada, OK 74820, (580) 559-5260.