Canisius Employment Opportunities

Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball

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Work type: Full-time Staff
Location: Buffalo
Categories: Athletics/Recreation



Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball



Canisius College invites interested and qualified persons to apply for the position of Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball. Canisius is a member of the Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.  The Assistant Coach reports to the Head Coach for Women’s Basketball.   This is a full-time position.


  • Instruct and evaluate well-prepared student-athletes.
  • Organize and execute individual skill instruction for players.
  • Schedule and coordinate conditioning drills and workouts in conjunction with assigned strength training coach.
  • Assist the academic support service staff with women’s basketball student-athletes.
  • Recruit qualified student athletes for Canisius College women’s basketball program.
  • Develop scouting reports for opponents as assigned and evaluate game tape.
  • Assist with team travel and recruiting trip arrangements.
  • Assist with coordinating official and unofficial visits, written correspondence and telephone communications.
  • Market and direct the Canisius College women’s basketball camps.
  • Ensure the women’s basketball program is administered with constant commitment to compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Playing and/or coaching experience at the Division I level is preferred.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.
  • Previous experience supervising, communicating with, and instructing student-athletes is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of student-athletes, parents, coaches, and administrators.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a positive driving record per the college’s insurance provider (or upon moving to NYS obtain a NYS driver’s license within NYS DMV residency guidelines after hire). 

Please include your cover letter and resume with your online application.  The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Canisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit University, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith, diversity, and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.                                                                                                                                            


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