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Part-Time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Apply now Job no: 493117
Work type: Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH

Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. This is a part-time position without benefits. Under the general direction of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Women’s Basketball program in accordance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. 

It is also expected that the Part-Time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will embrace the department mission of fostering learning and developing community with a focus on the values of citizenship, competition, resiliency, sportsmanship, and teamwork within Kenyon’s unique campus culture. Successful candidates will be able to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their support for students from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, religious, and national backgrounds.

The Part-Time Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach serves the Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation in the Division of Student Affairs. This position reports to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and supports the mission of the College in its focus on student development, outcomes and success. This is a part-time position without benefits.

Essential Functions:  

  • Assist the Head Coach in all aspects, as needed.
  • Be a contributing and positive member of the Kenyon Athletic Department AND Student Affairs Division.
  • Represent Kenyon always in a positive and enthusiastic light.
  • Teach the basic fundamentals of the game using a skill set that will complement the head coach’s instruction.

Other Expectations:  

  • Serve as a member of the Athletics, Fitness and Recreation team, responsible for providing leadership, goals, and program implementation at a fully residential campus housing 1800 undergraduate students.
  • Develop and maintain mutually supportive and collaborative working relationships with student affairs colleagues, faculty, and other campus partners to accomplish shared objectives and tasks.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and compliance with the College’s and Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation policies and procedures as well as the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Department of Athletics’ student-athlete handbook, and the Student Affairs and College’s mission statements.

Success Factors:  

  • Collaborative mindset.
  • Believe in the greater good.
  • Ability to teach basketball fundamentals.
  • Demonstrated support for students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a Strength and Conditioning program.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to athletes as students.
  • A desire to be competitive and part of a winning program.

Working Conditions: 

  • Some heavy lifting / moving equipment is required.
  • The working schedule is not traditional nor regular:  early morning, day, late evenings, weekends are required, as may be work during college breaks and summers.
  • Travel for athletic contests, recruiting, coaches meetings and convention/caucus attendance is required.
  • The ability to obtain College driver certification is necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated experience instructing on the rules and fundamentals of the sport.
  • Collegiate playing experience preferred but not required.
  • CPR, First Aid and AED Certification is required (and can be completed after hire).

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.

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