Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach. Under supervision of the Director of Athletics, this position will lead and direct a nationally recognized, high profile, intercollegiate NCAA Division II basketball program. Coaching responsibilities include but are not limited to: recruitment of academically and athletically talented student-athletes; application of NCAA Division II eligibility standards and athletic scholarship allocation; sound business and financial management; recruitment and supervision of assistant coaches; compliance with national, local, university, NCAA and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference by-laws, regulations, standards and codes; development and implementation of schedules including practice, home and away competitions; detailed coordination of travel requirements for student-athletes.
Possessing and leading with a strong moral compass, the successful candidate will serve as an educator and role model in order to provide a transformative student-athlete experience; to facilitate an environment that fosters teamwork; and that will best assist in the development of a successful, nationally-competitive intercollegiate team. The ability to generate enthusiasm for the program and to engage with on-campus partners, the community and the media are crucial to this position. The successful candidate will be able to support and promote the Mission of University.
Requirements include a bachelor's degree (master’s preferred) and a minimum of five years of successful collegiate-level basketball coaching experience. A working knowledge of PSAC and NCAA rules as well as an understanding of the philosophy behind them is required. Gannon offers a rich benefit package. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Gannon University, located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. For more information visit Erie to see all Erie, Pennsylvania has to offer. Gannon seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for five professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Gannon University
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.