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Head Coach Women's Basketball


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Reporting to the Manager, Varsity Athletics, the incumbent coordinates the planning and implementation of the women's Basketball team for the Varsity Sport Program at York University. The coach will work in consonance with Department and University goals and objectives and is expected to foster a high-performance environment that contributes to student and team success. This includes coordinating the coaching staff and various competitions, recruiting, and retaining student-athletes, instructing/coaching Varsity athletes, and developing financial support for the team through alumni and parent relations and other fundraising activities. This position requires commitment and adherence to the values and principles of Athletics & Recreation as expressed in the mandate of the department.

University degree in kinesiology/physical education or related area. Master's degree preferred. NCCP Certification Level III or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience coaching basketball at a university, competitive club, provincial or national program, or equivalent.

Full technical knowledge of, and a demonstrated ability to analyze all aspects of Basketball. Excellent: interpersonal and oral communication skills, instructional, coaching, and motivating skills, influencing and team building skills. Demonstrated skills/abilities in planning and organizing, taking initiative, problem solving and exercising good judgment. Ability to maintain tact and composure in a highly competitive environment. Good numeracy and record keeping skills. Good written communication skills. Skills in basic computer applications such as word processing, e-mail, internet, and spreadsheet.

Additional Notes:
Coaches and instructs the athletes at competitions and practices in indoor facilities (Gymnasium) and performs administrative duties in an office environment as required. Competitions are also held at external facilities E.g., gymnasiums of other universities. Some travel is required. Flexible work week required during sport season/academic year to incorporate training, practices, competition and travel, administrative/service obligations, and student consultation.

Please note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credential(s) or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview. The position also requires the candidate to produce a Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the University prior to commencement of employment.

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York implemented a revised CPM Compensation Framework in 2019. The Framework is a salary grid consisting of 6 or 8 steps (depending on job grade) which is reviewed annually with possible adjustments, and a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award. Employees will receive the grid adjustment and depending on performance, eligible permanent employees may move to the next step of the grid and may receive a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award.Visit the CPM Compensation page on the HR Website to find out more about York's CPM Compensation Program.


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