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Assistant Coach Women's Basketball /WPE Instructor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted May 8, 2024
Title Assistant Coach Women's Basketball /WPE Instructor
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Department PERA
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics

Assistant Coach Women's Basketball /WPE Instructor



Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Responsible for assisting the Head Women's Basketball Coach in the management of the women's basketball program as they compete competitively in NCAA Division III athletics while providing an educational environment which enhances the development of the whole student-athlete. Additional responsibilities include teaching courses in physical education as well as departmental administrative

WPI is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are looking for candidates who can support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.



  • Assist the head coach in providing leadership and direction for the Women's Basketball program.
  • Create a culture of compliance with NCAA rules and regulations as well as New England Women and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and WPI university policies and procedures.
  • Assist in Developing team and individual strategies to create an
    environment of success through effective teaching of technical and fundamental skills in the areas of basketball.
  • Assist in recruiting prospective student-athletes committed to
    academic and athletic excellence; establish ways to ensure success for all team members academically, athletically, and socially.
  • Assist in maintaining a strong connection with the women's basketball alumni group through communication and relationship development.
  • Assist with managing the program's operating and fundraising
  • Teach physical education courses.
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Previous college coaching experience of 1-3 years with an emphasis on recruitment of student-athletes and competitive playing experience is strongly preferred.
  • CPR certificate, first aid certificate preferred.
  • Valid driver's license.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. It seeks individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity, collaboration, inclusion, problem solving, innovation, high performance, and change making. It is committed to maintaining a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination.

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About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

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