Just when you thought it couldn't get worse or be more embarrassing, Deadspin goes fishing around the NCAA job site and found this:
Michigan's official NCAA job website posting.
A little digging on Michigan's job website (keyword "coach") and you'll find this too:
Job ID: 7593
Job Title: HEAD BASKETBALL COACH
Job/Career Family: Athletics
Country: Do Not Select
City: Ann Arbor
Job Type: Regular
Full Time: Yes
Date Posted: Mar 22 2007
Salary Frequency: Annual
Job Description and Responsibilities:
Market Title: Men's Basketball Coach
Salary Range: To be determined
Shift: Days - frequent evenings and weekends required
The University of Michigan invites applications for the position of Head Men's Basketball Coach. This position entails the leadership of all phases of the men's basketball program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; coaching, the recruitment of qualified student-athletes, support of the academic progress of student-athletes, budget management, and community relations.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. A thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.
Preferred qualifications: Graduate degree. Previous collegiate head coaching experience.
If I was better at the web I'd show you the whole thing, but I can't. What I find most disturbing is "Previous collegiate head coaching experience" is a "preferred qualification."
Kill me now.