American University of Nigeria, Yola Jobs 2013 for Basketball Coach

American University of Nigeria, Yola Jobs 2013 for Basketball Coach

The American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, is looking Permanent Basketball Coach into department of Student Affairs. This position is local one and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Position Summary
The job holder will be responsible for planning, coaching and recruiting. Will also manage and direct the Basketball program. He will recruit basketball players, decide player positions, guide player’s performance and instruct players on proper technique. The coach will be in charge of setting tryouts, selecting a team and setting play and practice schedules. The coach will also serve as a mentor to players and help foster teamwork.

Position Requirements:
  • At least a National Diploma or B.Sc with two year(s) working experience as a basketball coach in a reputable Institution.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, bending, standing, climbing or walking.
  • Must be able to work safely in an environment.
  • Routinely required to work under different weather conditions.
  • Effective English - verbal and written communication.
  • Strong knowledge of basketball skills and procedure.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
Other requirements, abilities for the position:
  1. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  2. Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality of student and all other information and records of a confidential nature.
  3. Ability to supervise and train others.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective records and reporting system within the department.
  5. Ability to stress the importance of the total student-athlete experience on a AUN campus.
  6. Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, and motivational skills.
  7. Available to work nights and weekends according to the varying needs of all components of the position.
Description of Benefits:
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to apply?
Suitably qualified candidates should VISIT HERE to fill out the job application form online. Candidates must also submit their resumes, cover letters and references to before the closing date of this publication (1st April, 2013). The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal-opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce. They do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status. For more information on AUN, explore

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