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Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Position Title: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Department: Athletic Department

Position Requirements and Preferences:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience: Coaching experience required. Collegiate coaching experience preferred.
  • Abilities:
    • Demonstrated talent in building cohesive teams
    • Independent decision making, ability to exercise good judgment, and use of critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work in an environment of shifting priorities, frequent interruptions, hectic pace, and interaction with students, staff, alumni, and the public
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to handle highly confidential matters and materials with discretion
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines
    • Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential
    • Ability to recruit quality student-athletes and retain them.
    • Willing to work long hours.

Position Summary:

William Penn University strives to create a vibrant learning community for all its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, a Coach will lead by example and develop others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.


  • Assist to administer your program to be in total compliance with William Penn, NAIA and Conference regulations and policies.
    • Monitor and submit all required documentation to the Compliance Officer and NAIA to assure eligibility for student-athletes.
  • Maintain the scholarship average designated by the University for all student-athletes in your program with direction from the head coach.
  • Coordinate and oversee an ethical process for recruiting and retaining student-athletes for your program. Each program is required to maintain FTE numbers as established by the University.
  • Attend all athletic department meetings.
  • Coordinate all team travel plans with the head coach and Transportation Director in a timely manner
  • Assist the SID with news releases, media guides and other team related materials
  • Be a positive role model for your team and monitor discipline guidelines with your team.
  • Assist with an updated annual inventory of equipment, uniforms and supplies.
  • Monitor attendance and academic performance of your team members.
  • Consistently communicate with Admissions with your recruiting information.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times
  • Work with the Champions of Character Representative to assure that your program is fulfilling NAIA guidelines.
  • Cooperate and communicate with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Be loyal and supportive with the Athletic Department staff, Administration and Faculty.
  • Assist with supervision of other home activities as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Athletic Director.

Reports to: Women’s Head Basketball Coach

Start Date: June 1, 2021

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full – Time

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to: Send cover letter and resume electronically :

Human Resources

William Penn University

201 Trueblood Avenue

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Email:

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.