Assistant Coach - Softball

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Position Information

Job TitleAssistant Coach - SoftballUnion LevelDepartmentAthletics - AdministrationCampusStocktonPosting Number201301760PFull or Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Months12Work Schedule

Work is performed during standard business hours, as well as during non-regular office hours to fulfill business needs. Extensive travel required for competition and recruiting.

Position End DateOpen Date07/11/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For first consideration please apply before July 18, 2019.

Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose

Assists Head Coach in administration of the intercollegiate athletics program.

Essential Functions

1.Maintains complete knowledge and compliance of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics while working within the department’s rules, regulations and policies.

2.Participates in the effective recruiting, instruction and coaching of student-athletes, emphasizing fundamentals, conditioning, game preparation and strategy.

3.Maintains an environment that emphasizes academics as a priority, making every effort to ensure that all student-athletes meet academic requirements, while working to integrate sports into the academic life of the University.

4.Assists in the preparation of an annual written plan and goals for the program and the annual assessment of performance in relation to the plan and goals.

5.Maintains discipline in the program, promotes fairness, understanding and protectiveness of student-athletes while motivating them.

6.Maintains an environment of cooperation and continuous improvement, maintaining positive communications supporting the athletic program, the University and University staff.

7.Participates in marketing and promotional activities with media, alumni and civic groups consistent with the objectives of the athletic program.

8.Assists with recruiting evaluations, official visits and any travel-related activities of prospective student-athletes.

9.Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes that are reported them.

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree.
•At least one (1) year of experience in coaching sport or in a related role, or equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
•Advanced knowledge of NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes.
•Strong knowledge of effective coaching practices.
•Strong recruiting skills.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Demonstrated management skills and knowledge of supervision and management practices.

Preferred Qualifications

•Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires extended periods of sitting, standing and walking. Occasional climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is performed in both a standard office environment as well as sports venues. Work is performed during standard business hours, as well as during non-regular office hours to fulfill business needs. Extensive travel required for competition and recruiting.

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience, exemptBackground Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one (1) year of experience in coaching sport or in a related role, or equivalent combination of experience, education and training?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
    • University of the Pacific Website
    • Craigslist
    • LinkedIn
    • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
    • Chronicle of HIgher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
    • Modesto Bee
    • Pacific Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • Professional or Association Listserv
    • Publication or website from a professional organization
    • Sacramento Bee
    • San Francisco Chronicle
    • Stockton Record
    • Agency Referral
    • Other Online Job Board
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 7/15/2019
Application Due: 7/24/2019
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