The University of Manitoba has officially posted the position of Head Men's Basketball Coach with a closing date of March 5, 2009.  This posting comes on current Head Coach Rick Suffield's announcement in the fall that the current season will be his last at the helm.  For the details on the posting...


Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-012-09)

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Position start date: April 1, 2009 continuing till March 31, 2010
Closing date for applications: March 5, 2009
Position number: 09288
Rank: Instructor 1
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information




Applications are invited for the position of Men’s Basketball Head Coach. Reporting to the Athletic Director, the appointment is a one-year term position (renewable) at the rank of Instructor 1 in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, University of Manitoba, effective April 1, 2009 continuing until March 31, 2010. Position Number 09288.


The Head Coach will be responsible for the organization and operation
of the Men's Basketball Program including but not limited to the
recruitment and retention of student athletes in the program,
coordination of coaching staff, direction of off-season training
programs, building and fostering a positive relationship with Bison
Men’s Basketball alumni, networking with local, provincial and national
basketball level coaches and teaching duties as assigned.


Qualifications for the position include relevant coaching
certifications and a minimum of three years of successful experience in
coaching elite level basketball athletes. Appointment at the level of
Instructor requires a degree in a related field. Applicants with an
advanced degree or equivalent are particularly encouraged to apply. The
ability to work within the university environment and with the public
at large is essential. The successful candidate must have superior
organizational skills, an ability to recruit throughout Canada, a
desire to build alumni support and a commitment to the personal and
educational development of the student-athlete.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dr. Jane Watkinson, Dean

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

University of Manitoba

104 Frank Kennedy Centre

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

Ph. (204) 474-8764, FAX: (204) 474-7634


Review of applications will begin on February 24, 2009 and the closing date will be March 5, 2009.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled
in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy”(Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating members of the search process.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women
and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples,
and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged
to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given

The University appreciates the interest of all applicants however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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