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Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach & Assistant Sports Information Director

Department: Athletics
Location: Des Moines, IA

General Purpose of Job:

To support the Head Women’s Basketball Coach in establishing and successfully coaching a Basketball program within the guidelines of the Grand View University Athletic Department that adheres to the mission of the University. Assist the Sports Information Director in promoting the advancement of Grand View University through athletic achievements and create opportunities for the marketing of Grand View University.  This is an 11 month position.


Essential Functions of Job:

  1. Assist in developing a successful Women's basketball program.

    1. Recruitment of student athletes in accordance with NAIA rules and regulations.

    2. Coordinate team travel and meal accommodations.

    3. Develop and implement training.

    4. Assist in the organization of fundraising activities.

    5. Assist in the organization and management of home games and summer camps.

  2. Assist in the Sports Information Department.

  1. Be in attendance of all home events within assigned sports.

  2. Maintain stats for assigned sports.

  3. Report results to local media.

  4. Keep GV athletic website updated with scores, recaps, news within expected timeframe.

  5. Communicate with coaches of assigned sports in regards to results, scheduling, sports information updates (rosters, news, signings, etc.)

  6. Assist in production of media guides for all sports for distribution.

  7. Coordinate and carry-out production of programs for home events.

  8. Weekly reporting of scores and statistics and nominations of weekly awards to conference and national office.

  9. E-mail results to proper media outlets of both home and visiting teams.

  10. Schedule and monitor work study employees.

  11. Maintain consistent and effective communication with Sports Information Director, coaches, and staff.

  12. Perform administrative duties as assigned.

  13. Follow college procedures associated with the purchase of equipment.

  14. Maintain confidentiality.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Bachelors degree required

  2. Master's degree preferred.

  3. Knowledge of Stat Crew, SIDHelp, and previous sports writing experience preferred.

  4. Must be able to interact well with students, parents, faculty and staff.

  5. Successful coaching experience at the high school or college level and participation in basketball at the college level required.


Working Conditions:

  1. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.

  2. Must demonstrate ability to communicate to give adequate directions and instructions.


Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer.  The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, members of minority groups and people with disabilities.

Pre-employment background check required. 

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