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Para Sports Wheelchair-Basketball Head Coach

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA 99004
  • Job Code
    113301525

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Para Sports Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach

  • This position is a one year appointment with the opportunity to be extended.

The Para Sports Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach serves as the head coach and technical lead of the Eastern Washington University (EWU) Wheelchair Basketball Collegiate team(s), and is responsible for the development, execution, and success of the wheelchair basketball program. The head basketball coach will report to the College of Health Science and Public Health (CHSPH) Dean/Associate Dean. This position will serve in an advisory role to the CHSPH Dean/Associate Dean in evaluating all aspects of the sports program and to provide insight regarding possible improvements.

The Para Sports Head Wheelchair Basketball Coach is ultimately responsible for day-to-day management decisions related to the wheelchair basketball program and for implementing the program's long-term and short-term objectives, consistent with the overall EWU Para Sports Program's Strategic Plan. It is the responsibility of the Head Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to the university. Will direct, develop and manage all aspects of the assigned sport program including but not limited to; recruiting, talent evaluation, conducting training and development of student athletes within the team concept, scheduling and budget management. The Para Sports Head Wheelchair Basketball Coach collaborates with the CHSPH Dean/Associate Dean to ensure the program adheres to the overall vision, mission and goals of the Para Sports Program.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.


About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.


Conditions of Employment
  • Working Conditions: Exposure to standard office, gym, and strength and conditioning facility conditions.
  • Security Sensitive - criminal background check required. Required to travel and have the ability to work flexible hours

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to start date.


<br /> <p>We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: <strong>Para Sports Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach</strong></p> <ul> <li>This position is a one year appointment with the opportunity to be extended.</li> </ul> <p>The Para Sports Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach serves as the head coach and technical lead of the Eastern Washington University (<span class="caps">EWU</span>) Wheelchair Basketball Collegiate team(s), and is responsible for the development, execution, and success of the wheelchair basketball program. The head basketball coach will report to the College of Health Science and Public Health (<span class="caps">CHSPH</span>) Dean/Associate Dean. This position will serve in an advisory role to the <span class="caps">CHSPH</span> Dean/Associate Dean in evaluating all aspects of the sports program and to provide insight regarding possible improvements.</p> <p>The Para Sports Head Wheelchair Basketball Coach is ultimately responsible for day-to-day management decisions related to the wheelchair basketball program and for implementing the program's long-term and short-term objectives, consistent with the overall <span class="caps">EWU</span> Para Sports Program's Strategic Plan. It is the responsibility of the Head Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to the university. Will direct, develop and manage all aspects of the assigned sport program including but not limited to; recruiting, talent evaluation, conducting training and development of student athletes within the team concept, scheduling and budget management. The Para Sports Head Wheelchair Basketball Coach collaborates with the <span class="caps">CHSPH</span> Dean/Associate Dean to ensure the program adheres to the overall vision, mission and goals of the Para Sports Program.</p> <p>The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!</p> <p><span class="caps">EWU</span> expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.</p> <br /><strong>About Eastern Washington University</strong> <p>Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.</p> <br /> <p>Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.</p> <br /><strong>Conditions of Employment</strong> <ul> <li>Working Conditions: Exposure to standard office, gym, and strength and conditioning facility conditions.</li> <li>Security Sensitive - criminal background check required. Required to travel and have the ability to work flexible hours</li> </ul> <p>This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to start date.</p> <br /> <p> </p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Z4PPZxfye28ESxqmIxZNB"> <br/><br/><strong>Required Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Associate's or Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University</li> <li>Five (5) years' experience with Head Coaching duties in Wheelchair Basketball</li> <li>National level coaching experience in Wheelchair Basketball</li> <li>Working knowledge of National Wheelchair Basketball Association</li> <li>History of successfully working with population of students with disabilities</li> <li><span class="caps">NWBA</span> Coaching Certification</li> <li>Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.</li> </ul> <strong>Preferred Qualifications</strong>: <ul> <li>Master's degree in Coaching or related field</li> <li>Five (5) years international level coaching experience</li> <li>Paralympic level playing experience</li> <li>Record of success in coaching athletes with disabilities</li> <li>Proven ability to recruit student athletes</li> <li>Proven ability to build and develop a program, including program fundraising</li> </ul> <strong>Other Skills and Abilities</strong>: <ul> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</li> </ul> <br /><br /><br /><br /><p>PI113301525</p>
Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-09-30

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Eastern Washington University
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