Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies.  Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.  Applications are invited for a term Men’s Basketball Head Coach position until April 25, 2008. The Head Coach position is a combination of responsibilities with coaching duties comprising 50% of those responsibilities.  The Head Coach oversees the organization, administration and recruitment of student-athletes for the Men’s Basketball program.


The Head Coach also assumes other responsibilities including a key role in the promotion of the program, in fundraising, coordination of Basketball camp(s) and in alumni and community development. Depending upon qualifications, the incumbent may be assigned teaching or other professional responsibilities or, alternatively, additional administrative duties may be assigned.


  • Academic qualifications may range from Doctorate or Masters Degree to Undergraduate degree with NCCP Certification

  • Superior communication, organizational, fundraising and management skills.

  • Basketball coaching experience, preferably at the college or university level.

  • Successful recruiting and fundraising track record.

  • Applicants must have a minimum of Level III NCCP Certification in Basketball.

  • Relevant teaching experience in the public school or university setting is an asset.

  • A further asset to applicants would be specialty training/certification at an instructor/conductor level in such areas as: CPR/Red Cross Training, etc.

Starting Date:  July 16 or when the position is filled.

Rank and Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Deadline for Applications: July 9, 2007.

Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining motivation for applying and coaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three referees.

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, and advise that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short-listed candidates will be expected to provide credentials at time of interview.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration Regulations, this advertisement is directed primarily to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  Both women and men are encouraged to apply.


Jerry Storie

Dean, Faculty of Education

Brandon University

270-18th Street

Brandon, Manitoba

Canada R7A 6A9

Fax: (204) 726-3326


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