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Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Dixie State University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Athletics and Coaching
Salary: $62,000.00 Annually

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Athletic Coach

Division: Athletics

Job Number: 22ACH993-1

Athletic Coaches

Position Announcement

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


Assist Head Women's Basketball Coach in all of the following areas:
  • Provide leadership in the academic, personal, and athletic development of student-athletes at Utah Tech.
  • Planning, organizing, and coaching of the University's Women's Basketball team, ensuring compliance by all volunteer coaches and student-athletes with University, Conference, and NCAA procedures and regulations.
  • Create an atmosphere and recruit student-athletes for the program that fits Utah Tech and NCAA philosophies for Athletics.
  • Compose game schedules and organize team travel arrangements.
  • Initiate Women's Basketball team-specific fundraising programs and direct Utah Tech Women'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 Women's Basketball program.
  • Aid and assist the members of the institution in any aspect of NCAA compliance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • At least four (4) years' NCAA Division 1 basketball coaching experience required.
  • 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 and outlined in DSU Policy 328. Annual base salary of $62,000, with a desired start date of June 16, 2022. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, and an excellent retirement contribution, with no match required. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins May 25, 2022.Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, 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 with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams. 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 230 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, inclusive, 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 and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. 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, 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:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby DeFeo -, 435-652-7731.
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.
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.


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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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