Assistant Women's Softball Coach #496529

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Assistant Women's Softball Coach #496529



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Women's Softball

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Assistant Softball Coach assists the Head Softball Coach with directing and supervising the operation of the softball program within the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University. The position requires a commitment to compliance and academics leading to graduation of student-athletes. The position requires active involvement in the community for fundraising purposes.

1.Assists the Head Softball Coach with a variety of administrative duties.

2. Assists the Head Softball Coach with on field coaching during practice and competition, with primary focus on pitchers.

3.Available to the news media on appropriate occasions as determined by the Head Softball Coach in conjunction with the Assistant Athletics Director for Media Relations.

4.Assists in developing a successful recruiting program and will attempt to recruit the best students as well as athletes.

5.Recognizes and promotes the best interest of the student-athletes both academically and athletically – encouraging each to graduate.

6.Actively participates in fundraising and development along with the Head Softball Coach and the Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs.

7.Assists the Head Softball Coach with running a program within budget guidelines.

8.Assists in the provision of public information which will be provided through the Media Relations Office in accordance with policies mutually agreed upon by the coaches, the Director of Athletics and Lamar University.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree required.
* 1 – 3 years NCAA Division I and/or professional experience as a softball pitching coach required.
* Knowledge of NCAA rules required
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University rules and regulations is required. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.

Reports Directly to: Head Softball Coach

EEO Statement:

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Statement:

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 8/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time