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27 Apr 2017

Full-Time Head Women’s Basketball Coach Job Description

Johns Hopkins University – Posted by SACJobs Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Description

The Johns Hopkins University, an NCAA Multi-Divisional member, and participant in the Centennial Conference, is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the Head Coach of the varsity women’s basketball team. This position upholds the integrity, academic profile, and mission of the women’s basketball program, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and university.  The head coach works closely with other coaches, the athletics administrative staff, and the broader university community to ensure the best experience possible for all student-athletes.  The athletic department is a division within Homewood Student Affairs, and is committed to the holistic development of all of our students.

The varsity Head Women’s Basketball Coach roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Development of the women’s basketball team; practice planning, training sessions, scheduling contests, monitoring budgets, establish effective communication with team and staff members.
Recruit prospective student-athletes that meet the academic profile of the university.
Conduct the team within the rules and regulations and follow all policies and procedures of the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and the institution.
Advise and direct assistant coaches, team members, and managers.
Work directly with athletic development staff to establish fundraising priorities for the women’s basketball team while implementing appropriate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies in accordance with department and institutional standards.
Help connect student-athletes to all of the resources offered by the university.
Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and mature conduct.
Maintain a fair and objective relationship with team members.
Handle other responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with five years collegiate varsity coaching experience. Must have current and valid CPR/AED certifications.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree with seven years of varsity collegiate coaching experience and three years’ varsity collegiate head coaching experience.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, train, and develop student-athletes. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required. The ability to relate to both internal and external campus constituencies is also required. Johns Hopkins is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving the collegiate experience for first generation and under-represented groups. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary based on experience. In addition, Johns Hopkins offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at

The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women and persons of diverse ethnic background are especially encouraged to apply.



  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 4 – 6 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references (one must be your current supervisor) to with Women’s Basketball Head Coach Search in the subject line.  A review of applications will begin on May 10th, and references will not be contacted until candidates become finalists.

Job Categories: Sports. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Head Coach, Women Basketball, and Women Basketball Coach.


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