Essential Functions & Responsibilities - Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this position. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following.
Organize and coordinate coaching (daily, weekly, seasonal, conditioning phase and spring) based on a master plan for the program.
Conduct practice sessions (in whole or in component parts) to follow master plan.
Coach in games organize and conduct practices and communicate with staff and players in games
Evaluate players periodically and cumulatively (2 formal evaluation periods per year—post championship season, end of academic year and at two other seminal points in year (pre-season and early spring, informally).
Analyze game video for player feedback and future scouting of opponents.
Maintain regular correspondence with prospective student athletes.
Create long-term player development plans: technical, tactical and physical development of individual players over time.
Supervise assistant coach; to include interviewing, hiring, and training; planning assigning, and directing work. Evaluate performance; oversee discipline and addressing and resolving areas of concern.
Three (3) years’ experience as a head coach or an assistant at the NCAA D-I- II-III levels preferred, head coaching experience at the NAIA and community college level will be considered.
Proficient in working with word processing and electronic spreadsheets (preferably Microsoft Office Suite).
Must pass the NCAA D-II coach’s test.
Must possess and maintain current CPR/First Aid certification
Must clear background check and have a valid Washington State driver’s license.
Provide a copy of a three year driver’s abstract indicating no major moving violations on file.Must pass a driving test (driving school vehicles).
Demonstrated usage of a wide ranging repertoire of; knowledge, coaching and teaching methods to accomplish goals and objectives of a comprehensive men’s basketball program.
Develops, plans, carryout, explains, and adapts specific practice plans for the team and/or specific individual players.
Successful in planning, coordinating, analyzing and communicating tactics and strategies during a competitive games.
Effectively transmits coaching points from game matches to practice and from practices to the game matches.
Quickly and tactfully communicates, orally and in writing, specific target objectives for player’s improvement in the short (from game-to-game) and long term (from one season to the next) as well as skills and tactics for specific positions.
The ability to use Microsoft Office to complete all work product (both directed and self-directed).
The ability to communicate orally and via written product both basic and delicate information with precision, style and form.
The ability to follow through with departmental, university or outside entities with the appropriate message regarding issues affecting the basketball program at SMU.
Demonstrates acceptance of the department and University initiatives to support Catholic and Benedictine Mission Values.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed indoors, at sport practices or events or in an office environment. Physical demands include:
Move heavy objects (more than 20 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet).
Ability to be mobile campus wide and for game traveling for appropriate athletic needs.
Operates a variety of standard office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive arm-hand movements.
Manual dexterity and precision required for performing stress and special tests, demonstrating rehabilitation exercises.
May often be required to deal with distraught student-athletes.
Must be able to concentrate on details and process complex information while experiencing frequent interruptions.
About Saint Martin's University
Saint Martin’s University is a Catholic Benedictine institution of higher education that empowers students to pursue a lifetime of learning and accomplishment in all arenas of human endeavor.Saint Martin’s students learn to make a positive difference in their lives and in the lives of others through the interaction of faith, reason, and service.The University honors both the sacredness of the individual and the significance of community in the ongoing journey of becoming.Established in 1895, Saint Martin’s University is the educational mission of Saint Martin’s Abbey, a Catholic Benedictine monastery, whose members pray, work, and live together on the University campus. The physical beauty of Saint Martin’s 300-acre campus reflects the rich intellectual and spiritual nature of its presence in the Pacific Northwest.Essential features of university life are animated by its Benedictine identity and its participation in the centuries-old traditions of Catholic intellectual thought and the search for truth. Thus, the University honors students and guides them towards achieving academic excellence. Superior teaching is the expected norm. Rooted in the long tradition of the liberal arts, ...the university curriculum cultivates creativity and the ability to communicate and pursue ideas; critical thinking and independent inquiry; academic proficiency; the formation of sound ethical judgments; and service to humanity. Reflecting the Benedictine virtue of hospitality, the University welcomes and, indeed, seeks students not only from the Pacific Northwest, but also from other parts of the nation and the world at its main and extension campuses. Saint Martin’s treasures persons of all ages, religions, and nationalities as it encourages cognizance of diverse viewpoints and an appreciation of all cultures