Returning Candidate?

Men's Head Basketball Coach (Seasonal)

Men's Head Basketball Coach (Seasonal)

Posting Date: 
Job ID: 
# of Openings: 
Appleton Main Campus, Other / Offsite Location
Hours Per Week: 
Weeks Per Year: 
Work Schedule: 
Flexibility in schedule is required.
Anticipated Start Date: 
September 2017
Internal Applicant Salary/Rate: 
Posting Duration: 
Shift Differential: 

More information about this job

Basic Functions & Responsibilities

The coach is responsible for all activity relevant to the program including but not limited to pre-season preparation and activities, in-season practice and game organization and related activity, supervision of the team members, assistant coaches and related team personnel, equipment/uniform/apparel requests, inventory, involvement in the scheduling and budgeting process, recruitment of student athletes and thorough documentation of all recruiting activities and all pertinent duties and information related to post season wrap-up, including official representation at the annual Athletic Banquet. Effective and positive communication with all student athletes, team personnel, and athletic staff and FVTC staff is imperative and required.

Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

  1. Game Day duties: Prepare your field or court for all home games and help clean up after.
  2. Develop and maintain positive and interactive communication with student athletes, team, Student Life personnel and members of the FVTC community.
  3. Attends all practices and/or games unless advance approval for absence is granted by the Athletic Director.
  4. Plans and coordinates all relevant pre-season, in-season and post-season activities.
  5. Prepares and documents detailed practice, game plans and related activities.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job responsibilities as required and assigned by Athletic Director or designee.
  7. Provide weekly reports to the Athletic Director upon request
  8. Assist with collecting all uniforms and equipment at end of season.
  9. Attend all required FVTC Coaches meetings and participates in the annual Athletic Banquet.
  10. Communicates district policies, procedures and conduct expectations to student athletes. Monitors and manages student athlete compliance with same. Takes measures to address inappropriate conduct as necessary.
  11. Assist department staff and Athletic Director in the budgeting process as requested.
  12. Develops drill work to improve team and individual skills.
  13. Responsible for travel claims, meal money and receipts for away games and tournaments.

Secondary Job Functions


  1. Serves as driver for away games when required (You will be required to complete the FVTC Van Safety and Certification training course).
  2. Communicates game results/statistics to local newspapers, TV and to the Athletic Director immediately following away games.
  3. Obtains approval from Athletic Director for all team fundraising activities. Manages activities in compliance with department and District policies.

Qualifications, Training and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  2. Two years’ work experience in related field including organizational athletics AND
  3. Two years’ coaching experience, preferably at a post-secondary institution. AND
  4. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Publisher and Word and working knowledge of Excel, OR
  5. An equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
  6. Knowledge of a second language, preferably Spanish, desired.
  7. Valid driver’s license.

Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

  1. Ability to travel.
  2. Commitment to student development issues and the ability to assess student needs.
  3. Ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, support staff and students.
  4. Ability to inspire and motivate students.
  5. Demonstrated skills in communications and human relations with diverse populations of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  6. Excellent leadership skills and the ability to create and foster a team environment.
  7. Commitment to customers, service, continuous improvement student learning and success.
  8. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.
  9. Demonstrate a positive attitude, maturity, initiative and integrity with a professional image contributing to the success of the college.
  10. Flexibility in work schedule is a must.

Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a seasonal position and the duration of this position is through March 15, 2018. 


Casual employees are hired and scheduled on an as needed basis. The total hours for a casual employee range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 11 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day and evening hours.


Rate of Pay:  $13.00 per hour


If you should have any questions regarding opportunities for this position, please contact John Rank at