Grinnell Chamber

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Part time
Posted: 08/31/2023
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


Grinnell College seeks an assistant women’s basketball coach. This assistant coach will work with the head coach to develop and maintain a positive student-athlete experience that focuses on student-athlete development, building an inclusive culture, recruiting elite prospective student-athletes, and contributing positively to the College’s Athletic Department. The coach will help create purpose and value to the College’s and the Athletic Department missions.

This is a term position working 1300 hours in the fiscal year and is eligible for benefits.

This role requires some travel and the ability work nights, and weekends.


  • Work with specific sub-groups of student athletes, practice planning, video/technical review, and analysis.
  • Conduct team, group and individual meetings with students focusing on skill development and team culture building.
  • Could include travel planning, equipment management, maintenance of facility, monitoring student-athlete academic success.
  • Work with head coaches and the enrollment office to identify, target, recruit and yield high-level student athletes, and support a diverse group of academically and athletically talented student-athletes.
  • Serve as assistant event manager or assistant strength and conditioning coach within the Athletics Department
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the athletic department.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 months or less experience
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:
    • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Utilize interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate, motivate, and partner across all campus constituents
    • Plan, organize, and efficiently manage their workload
    • Communicate effectively utilizing various modes of communication
    • Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment
    • Possess an understanding of NCAA Division III and conference rules and regulations

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