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Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Athletics - Coaching
Salary: $40,000.00 - $43,000.00 Annually

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Athletic Coach

Job Number: 25ACH963-1

Division: Athletics

Department: Athletic Coaches

Opening Date: 06/05/2024

Closing Date

Position Announcement

Under the direction of the Head Men's Basketball Coach, provide assistance and support relating to the Men's Basketball program at Utah Tech University (UT). Provide information and evaluation regarding recruits, roster development, and game personnel. Responsible for all equipment relating to the Men's Basketball program. Additional information about the department and sports can be found online at

  • Provide leadership in the academic, personal, and athletic development of student-athletes at UT.
  • Planning, organizing, and coaching of the UT Men's Basketball team; ensuring compliance by all coaches and student-athletes with University, Conference, and NCAA procedures and regulations.
  • Create an atmosphere and recruit student-athletes for the program that fits UT and NCAA philosophies for Athletics.
  • Compose game schedules and organize team travel arrangements.
  • Initiate Men's Basketball team specific fundraising programs; direct Utah Tech Men's Basketball camps.
  • Determine fiscal requirements and recommend budget to Athletic administration; monitor, verify, and reconcile expenditures of budgeted funds.
  • Purchase and maintain basketball equipment; inspect practice facilities and equipment regularly.
  • Support fundraising responsibilities within the Athletic department and be an active member of the Southern Utah community.
  • Monitor academic progress of student-athletes; guide and supervise student-athletes relating to dormitory living and campus regulations.
  • Provide reports and information concerning the Men's Basketball program.
  • Ensure compliance with all NCAA and UT rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Aid and assist the members of the institution in any aspect of NCAA compliance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Three (3) years NCAA basketball coaching experience required, preferably at the Division I level.
  • Ability to recruit students at the NCAA level.
  • Proven commitment to academic and athletic success.
  • Ability to represent the University in exercising good human relation skills in the community and state.
  • Proven ability to assist in Athletic fundraising events, corporate sponsorships and scholarships.
  • Ability to exercise critical human relations in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions. 
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time "at will" athletic coach position, as defined by University Policy 328. Annual salary of $40,000-$43,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Desired start date of July/August 2024. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, and undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  Submit online application including cover letter, resume, and contact information (including email) for three professional references to: Jon Judkins, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Position open until filled.

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to submit your application materials for this position, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our University is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law. 

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies: For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirements per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to prospective students, students, UT employees, and prospective employees online at and

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.


Click here to visit to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Utah Tech employee!

Highlights from Utah Tech's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Utah Tech;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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