Head Coach, Men’s Basketball


CBU invites applications for the full-time term position of Head Coach, Men’s Basketball. This position is for up to a 4 year term.

CBU’s men’s basketball program has won four AUS championships and has been among the top 10 programs in Canada on a consistent basis. The Varsity Basketball Coach will play an important role in helping to build and guide a program which has been among the most successful in the AUS over the past decade. The Head Coach will play a role within the Student Life and Community Engagement mandate of the Department of Athletics and Student Life. While striving to achieve on-court excellence, the Men’s Basketball Head Coach will also play a leadership role in developing basketball programming in the broader Cape Breton Island community and supporting high-calibre student athletes to achieve success in the classroom and in their volunteer activities. The successful candidate will assist in providing support and leadership in all aspects of student life at CBU, including active support for intramural, health and wellbeing activities for both students and staff. The successful candidate may also contribute and teach within the newly formed Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (Sport and Physical Activity Leadership) program.


Job Description

Application Details

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department:

    • a letter of application quoting the reference number (BSK1603) and identifying his/her education and experience as it relates to this position;
    • a resume; and
    • complete contact information of three references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. April 21, 2016 (pdf format preferred). Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We are open to part time and job share applications.

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Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1P 6L2

Website: www.cbu.ca/careers

Email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca