Brandon University

Brandon University

Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Tenure-Track


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Women's Basketball Head Coach, Tenure-Track

Applications are invited for a tenure track position as the Women's Basketball Head Coach. The Head Coach leads the organization and administration of the women's Basketball program along with the recruitment and training of student- athletes. The Head Coach also assumes other responsibilities including a key role in the promotion of the program, fundraising, alumni relations and community development. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate will be assigned teaching or other professional responsibilities/administrative duties.


  • Academic qualifications are, a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred;
  • National Coaching Certification Program “In Training” Performance Coach is required;
  • NCCP Making Ethical Decisions and SafeSport training;
  • Knowledge and working experience in Safe Sport and Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD);
  • Demonstrated commitment to Safe Sport and student athlete wellbeing;
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI);
  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Experience in recruitment and fundraising would be an asset;
  • Strong organizational skills to manage all program components;
  • Demonstrated skills/ability in problem solving and exercising good judgment, taking initiative, as well as maintaining tact and composure in a highly competitive environment;
  • Relevant teaching experience would be an asset;
  • Experience at the college, university or professional level would be an asset;
  • Ability to liaise with other University departments and services.
  • Rank: Typically U Sports Coach however, other applicable BUFA ranks may be considered

    Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

    Application deadline: April 26, 2024

    Start Date: June 3, 2024

    Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining a coaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to:

    Mr. Scott Lamont, Vice-President Administration & Finance Brandon University 270-18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9 Email: [email protected]

    Hiring is conditional upon and subject to a satisfactory security clearance check through the Provincial Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check. Fees associated with obtaining these initial security checks are the responsibility of the candidate. For more information: contact the Athletic Director at [email protected]

    Issued March 28, 2024

    Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

    We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. Should you require an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, contact HR [email protected]. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

    Job details


    Women’s Basketball Head Coach, Tenure-Track


    Brandon University




    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 26, 2024

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor



    About the employer

    Brandon University is a university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, with an enrollment of 3375 (2020) full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students. The current location was founded on July 13, 1899, as Brandon College as a Baptist institution. It was chartered as a university by then President John E. Robbins on June 5, 1967. The enabling legislation is the Brandon University Act. Brandon University is one of several predominantly undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institutions in Canada.

    The university is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), the Canadian University Society for Intercollegiate Debate (CUSID) and a member of U Sports. Brandon University has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1 and sixty percent of all classes have fewer than 20 students. In the 2015 Macleans rankings of primarily undergraduate universities in Canada, Brandon University was ranked 16th out of 19 overall and #1 in the student to faculty ratio category The school of music is rated one of the best in Canada. The university press, The Quill, is a member of CUP.

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