Special Assistant to the Head Men's Basketball Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Men's Basketball Program [R0109521]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV (30+ days ago)4.1

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Special Assistant to the Head Men's Basketball Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Men's Basketball Program [R0109521].


UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


This position exists to provide assistance to the Head Coach of the Men's Basketball Program. This position will help assist and provide leadership, organization and technical expertise to the coaching staff and help in the development of student-athletes with respect to producing a competitive Men's Basketball program. This position will consult with the head coach on continued program review through developing practice and post game analysis for the head coach to review.

This position will work closely with the following: strength and conditioning in order to implement a S&C and nutritional plan; the Athletic trainer in order to apprise the Head Coach of each student-athlete's progress; the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Men's Basketball for scheduling home and away games and will assist said AD with the development and management of the game guarantee budget; and the Director of Academic Services on the continued academic progress of each student-athlete in order to keep the Head Coach apprised of any issues that may arise.

This position is expected to maintain a relationship with the student-athletes and be a life mentor to help them achieve success both on and off the court as well as assist the Head Coach with speaking engagements, public relations and booster functions.

This position is responsible for maintaining a balance of loyalty and team building in order to continue to develop a positive environment for the student-athletes, community and the University. The head coach will assign the assistant coach certain on-the-field responsibilities, as well as other responsibilities that are deemed necessary to effectively develop practice and game plans, scouting opponents, skill development planning, practice planning and community related programs.


This position requires a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) years comparable professional experience. Five years of successful Men's Basketball coaching experience at the collegiate level or higher is required. Division I level coaching experience preferred.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted earliest. Materials should be addressed to Head Coach Marvin Menzies - Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.


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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Category

Administrative Faculty

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.