Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

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Required qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) required;
  • Three (3) years successful NCAA Division I collegiate coaching experience and/or six (6) years combined DI collegiate playing and/or coaching experience; 
  • Working knowledge of and ability to:
    • Effectively teach technical and tactical strategies in basketball
    • Effectively communicate with and successfully recruit national caliber student-athletes; 
    • Operate effectively within a highly regulated team environment;
    • Utilize basic office productivity software (such as Microsoft Office), online database systems, and digital video software for scouting and analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated through public speaking engagements, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques;
  • Professional experience working effectively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships; 
  • A valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet The University of Iowa Driving Policy standards.

Desired qualifications:  

  • Master’s Degree;
  • A minimum of three years women’s basketball coaching experience at the collegiate level;
  • Head Coaching experience in NCAA WBB;
  • Genuine passion for and experience with supporting the holistic development of student-athletes, recognizing the interconnectedness of mental health and overall well-being;
  • Working knowledge of and ability to:
    • Utilize video analysis systems and effectively implement new technologies to the training environment
    • Manage and utilize social media websites;
  • Demonstrates extensive proficiency and ability to:
    • Utilize an online recruiting database, such as ACS (please specify)
    • Maintain productive, long-term relationships with staff, students, prospect’s coaches, and patrons.

Application Process:  Visit our website at and search for keywords “Assistant Coach” Only applications submitted at will be accepted. 

  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. 
  • Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a relevant file to the submission.  Applications without both a cover letter and resume will be considered incomplete and ineligible for consideration. 
  • The successful candidates will be subject to a credential and criminal background check and will be required to self-disclose any conviction history. 
  • Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process. 
  • As a part of the University of Iowa’s review of your application and consistent with its policies and practices, the University may access and/or view information about you that is job-related and publicly available on the internet, including but not limited to information on social media sites. The access, viewing and/or use of such information is governed by the University’s Policy on Human Rights, as well as state and federal law.
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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