Head Women's Basketball Coach

Williamsport, PA
Full Time
Lycoming College is hiring a Head Women’s Basketball Coach! This position directly supports our Athletics department by being the one responsible for all aspects of Lycoming College’s NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Program.  This includes largely recruitment of student-athletes, conducting and supervising practices, as well as competitions and supervising a team of Assistant Coaches.

Who We Are:
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,100 active learners from 25 states and territories and 15 countries comprises a student body that is 30 percent domestic students of color or international, all of whom work with our renowned scholars to craft customized combinations of market-driven majors, minors and concentrations across our 40+ academic programs. Students compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internship experiences, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios in the country. The institution is a member of the Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges and is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of The 389 Best Colleges. Lycoming College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education for all students. Learn more at http://www.lycoming.edu.

Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer. 

The College proudly celebrates and values the principle of inclusive excellence. In support of its commitment to establishing an inclusive and equitable campus, Lycoming College seeks to recruit more faculty and staff from historically underrepresented groups with the recognition that doing so advances institutional excellence.  

What will I do in this role?
  • Organizing and conducting practices, conditioning programs and competitive events while instructing student-athletes with sound principles and expert skills related to basketball.
  • Creating an annual schedule that includes a balance of home and away contests.
  • Managing an operating budget.
  • Participating in fundraising through the Warrior Club program and fundraising accounts.
  • Knowing and abiding by NCAA Division III regulations and Landmark Conference rules.
  • Maintaining current roster and working collaboratively with Director of Athletics, and Athletic Trainer.
  • Recruit student-athletes who meet the College’s admissions requirements and possess the potential to contribute to the team and add positively to the student body.
  • Represent the College at admission open houses and other events for prospective students.
  • Monitoring the academic success of student-athletes and collaborating regularly with the faculty and academic success team.

What are we looking for?
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of at least 3 years collegiate coaching experience.
Knowledge and Skill Set
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work independently with minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrated ability with management skills to supervise student assistants.
  • Ability to maintain CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Pass the Open Books test for NCAA Division III regulations.
  • Successful completion of ACT 153 Clearances and Motor Vehicle Record check with an active driver’s license.
What We Offer!
Lycoming College has an excellent benefits package that includes:

Health & Wellness Benefits:
  • Health insurance – Lycoming College offers a wide variety of health plan options available.
  • Dental insurance, including orthodontia coverage.
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Life & accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Cancer insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Employee assistance program
Retirement Benefits:
  • 403(b) retirement plan with up to 9% contributions from the College
Tuition Benefits:
  • Free tuition for employees, spouses, and eligible dependents at Lycoming College
  • Free tuition for eligible dependents at over 600 colleges nationwide through Tuition Exchange, Inc.
  • Free tuition for employees, spouses, and eligible dependents at the Pennsylvania College of Technology
Paid Leave Benefits:
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 14 holidays per year
  • Summer hours
Employee Perks:
  • 15% discount at the campus bookstore, excluding textbooks and snacks.
  • Reduced rates for meal packages for on-campus dining facilities
  • Use of the campus recreations center and gym facilities for employees
  • Use of the campus Library

How do I Join the Warrior Team?
Apply directly online by submitting your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Within the cover letter, please include a description of understanding of coaching in a liberal arts environment and meeting the needs of diverse student-athletes. Application review will begin immediately and will cease once the position has been filled. Post-offer criminal history background check, ACT 153 Clearances and motor vehicle record check will occur.

Lycoming College Proudly Celebrates and Values Diversity!
We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.


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