Post date: Mar. 23, 2016

Application Deadline: Apr. 1, 2016

The Department of Athletics & Intramurals at Langara College is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Basketball Coach for their Intercollegiate Women’s Basketball program, for a one year term, effective April 1, 2016.  This contract is renewable.

Reporting to the Director, Athletics and Intramurals, the Women’s Basketball coach will provide leadership to the program through the coaching, development, and recruitment required in organizing a competitive and successful team, while promoting the academic success of the student athletes under their supervision. The position requires that you have values consistent with the high standards of the Department and Langara College and that the program abides by Langara College’s Coaching Code of Conduct as well as the PACWEST Code of Ethics.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to, the recruitment and development of players, organizing and conducting practices, coaching league games, developing a competitive program that encourages sportsmanship, integrity, and teamwork.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate strong communication, presentation, organizational, leadership, administrative, budget management and interpersonal skills.
  • The skill and ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment, take initiative, as well as maintain tact and composure in a highly competitive environment.
  • Three to five years experience coaching basketball preferably at the Post-Secondary or senior high level.
  • Fully certified NCCP Level 3 preferred.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s Degree preferred) equivalency in education, training and experience considered.
  • In-depth knowledge of rules and regulations of the sport.
  • Familiarity with the local and provincial sport community.
  • Fundraising.
  • Flexible schedule that allows for afternoon/evening practices and weekend travel
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.

Contract salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Information: To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Jake McCallum, Director, Athletics and Intramurals at jmccallum@langara.bc.ca.

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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Contact Details

Contact Name: Jake McCallum
100 West 49th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2Z6
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