Head Men's Basketball Coach

Head Men's Basketball Coach

  • 528153
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 81
  • UAF Advancement & Outreach

The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Head Men's Basketball Coach. The Alaska Nanook athletic program is a multidivisional member of the NCAA including The Great Northwest Athletic Conference for Men’s Basketball, with 10 teams competing at the Division I and Division II levels.

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Men's Basketball Coach will be responsible for the administration of an NCAA Division II Men's Basketball program to: ensure the health, well-being and academic success of the student-athletes and develop the competitive nature of the Men's Basketball program. The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining the sport budget; scheduling and organizing practice and competitions; ensuring that the program is operating in compliance with the NCAA, conference and university rules; developing and enforcing written team rules and expectations; recruiting quality student-athletes that are intent on graduating from the institution; assisting in the monitoring and maintenance of academic progress and eligibility of team members; supporting the philosophy, policies and procedures of the Department of Athletics; and to promoting intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the university.

To thrive in this role, there must be a demonstrated record of coaching success at a Division I or II program (or relevant experience), the ability to effectively communicate with the media, a proven track record to recruit and retain quality student-athletes, thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance requirements, a coaching philosophy that aligns with the mission, and vision and values of UAF and the Athletic Department. Furthermore, this person must demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain professional, collaborative relationships with student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff, and the community, the ability to generate philanthropic funds to support the basketball program, and experience supervising and mentoring basketball staff and student-athletes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree. 5+ years HS Head Coach OR 5+ years College Coaching Experience

Position Details:

This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 81, based on education and experience. Salary is negotiable.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Applicant review will begin on April 23, 2024.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kurt Patberg with Mammoth Sports Consulting at 785.400.6136 or kurt.patberg@mammothconsulted.com.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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