Head Softball Coach

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Job TitleHead Softball CoachPosting Number20110276Pay RatePosition TypeAdministration Position Summary Information

Key Responsibilities

Primary Role:

Responsible for the development and maintenance of the women’s softball program. This includes structural and administrative organization of the program as outlined below.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide vision and build a positive team culture committed to the welfare of our student-athletes, a positive representation of the college, academic excellence, citizenship, and competitive success.
•Practice organization, planning, scheduling, preparation, and execution.
•Develop and implement specific training and skill development programs.
•Prepare the team for competitions including; scouting reports, meetings, and the use of video.
•Develop and implement appropriate in-competition coaching techniques and strategies.
•Recruit and retain qualified student-athletes.
•Develop and meet recruiting goals in consultation with the Director of Athletics.
•Maintain roster sizes in accordance with agreed upon maximum and minimum roster ranges.
•Provide support, oversight, assistance, to student-athletes with regards to academic performance, planning, and success.
•Meet department standards for academic success.
•Effectively manage all aspects of the programs budget including the purchase of all athletic equipment and supplies, and the management of the programs travel and recruiting budgets.
•Hire, train, mentor, assistant coaches, student-assistants, and student managers.
•Schedule all non-traditional and traditional competitions and practices.
•Develop, recommend, and enforce appropriate levels of discipline, behavior, rules, regulations, and conduct.
•Serve as team spokesman and appropriately represent the program and the college on campus and in the community.
•Ensure adherence to the rules, regulations, and policies of all governing bodies—Juniata College Athletics, Juniata College, Landmark Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association.
•Participate in overall administration of the Athletics Department by representing the office as requested and cooperatively assisting colleagues. This includes attending all mandatory department activities and functions, membership on department and campus committees, and participation upon request in enrollment, fundraising, and/or promotional events.
•Serve as game/event manager as requested.
•Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics: Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor.

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications:

•Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules, regulations, and the Division III philosophy.
•Three to five years of collegiate coaching &/or playing experience.
•Demonstrated ability to teach, strategize, recruit, lead, manage, represent, and oversee a competitive softball program.

Supervision Required/Given

Supervision Required/Given:
Receives direct supervision from the Director of Athletics. Works collaboratively and supportively with other individuals and groups. Hires, trains, and supervises assistant coaches, and student coaches, student managers, providing specific direction and oversight of assignments and responsibilities.

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Open Date05/31/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesPosting Specific Questions

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    Posted: 6/2/2019
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