Skip to main content

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (Part-Time)

Job Details

Bridgeport, CT - Bridgeport, CT
Part Time


The mission of The University of Bridgeport is to promote academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world.


Position Description Summary/Purpose:

Recruits, trains and provides guidance to members of the Women’s Basketball team in a manner which promotes the academic, athletic and social success of athletes and is consistent with the mission and goals of the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department.


Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities:

(The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Represent the University of Bridgeport and the Athletic Department in a positive manner with a high degree of integrity and quality.
  • Promote and support the University of Bridgeport and its mission.
  • Promote and support the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department’s program mission and goals.
  • Assist with all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program; provides opportunities that challenge and support student-athletes to reach their full potential
  • Adheres to and enforces all policies and procedures of the department and the University, as well as the rules and regulations of the NCAA, CACC, and any other authorities that affect the intercollegiate athletic program
  • Assist the head coach in planning and operation of the program.
  • Provide leadership in implementation of the program.
  • Perform duties as assigned by head coach and/or Vice President of Athletics
  • Conducts all work in a safe manner and all work safety practices are followed.


Other Functions

  • Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
  • Continues professional development and training; keeps current with trends.
  • Assists other department staff as needed to promote a team effort.


Knowledge, Ability and Skill:

  • Demonstrated commitment to developing and fostering best practices and policies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and build an environment in which all members of the University community are treated with respect and dignity.
  • Experience in the sport of basketball


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; advanced degree preferred;
  • CPR/AED certification;
  • College playing and/or coaching preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Coaching and /or participation at collegiate level preferred; demonstrated ability and passion to teach and demonstrate skills of basketball;
  • Ability to work weekdays, evenings and weekends;
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and meet University of Bridgeport’s Driving Requirements;
  • Willingness to fundraise;
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the university community.


Special Requirements:

  • Valid license & insured vehicle


Physical and Mental Requirements

Work Environment  None        Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Outdoor Weather Conditions   X    
Work with fumes or airborne particles X      
Work near moving mechanical parts X      
Risk of electrical shock X      
Vibration X      


Physical Activity  None        Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Standing                                                      X
Walking       X
Sitting   X    
Talking & Hearing       X
Using hands/fingers to handle/feel       X
Climbing or balancing   X    
Bending, pulling, pushing   X    
Driving      X  


Lifting Requirements None       Under 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3
Up to 10 pounds                                      X    
Up to 25 pounds   X    
Up to 50 pounds X      
Up to 75 pounds X      
Up to 100 pounds X      
Over 100 pounds X      


Vision Requirements:

  X         Close vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 inches or less)

__        Distance vision (i.e. clear vision at 20 feet or more)

__       Color vision (i.e. ability to identify and distinguish colors)

__        Peripheral vision (i.e. ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or

               left and right while the eyes are fixed on a given point)

__        Depth perception (i.e. three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and

               spatial relationships)

___        No special vision requirements


Full-Time Employee Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401k employer match
  • Employee & dependent life insurance
  • Great tuition benefits for employee, spouse & dependents
  • PTO program
  • Flexible work schedules / work from home opportunities


(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between The University of Bridgeport and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)