Women’s Basketball Head Coach - Tenure Track Position

Applications are invited for a tenure track position as the Women’s Basketball Head Coach. The Head Coach leads the organization and administration of the women’s Basketball program along with the recruitment and training of student-athletes. The Head Coach also assumes other responsibilities including a key role in the promotion of the program, fundraising, alumni relations and community development. Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate will be assigned teaching or other professional responsibilities/administrative duties.


  • Academic qualifications are, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred;
  • National Coaching Certification Program “In Training” Performance Coach is required;
  • NCCP Making Ethical Decisions and SafeSport training;
  • Knowledge and working experience in Safe Sport and Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD);
  • Demonstrated commitment to Safe Sport and student athlete wellbeing;
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI);
  • Strong leadership and communication skills;
  • Experience in recruitment and fundraising would be an asset;
  • Strong organizational skills to manage all program components;
  • Demonstrated skills/ability in problem solving and exercising good judgment, taking initiative, as well as maintaining tact and composure in a highly competitive environment;
  • Relevant teaching experience would be an asset;
  • Experience at the college, university or professional level would be an asset;
  • Ability to liaise with other University departments and services.

Rank: Typically U Sports Coach however, other applicable BUFA ranks may be considered

Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Application deadline: April 26, 2024 

Start Date: June 3, 2024

Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining a coaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to:

Mr. Scott Lamont, Vice-President Administration & Finance

Brandon University

270-18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

Email: lamont@brandonu.ca

Hiring is conditional upon and subject to a satisfactory security clearance check through the Provincial Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check. Fees associated with obtaining these initial security checks are the responsibility of the candidate. For more information, contact the Athletic Director at paddockr@brandonu.ca

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, contact HR at hr@brandonu.ca. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

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