Head Softball CoachPosition Number::
6088-Temp-StaffFull-time or Part-time::
Commensurate with education and experienceMinimum salary::
Commensurate with education and experienceMaximum salary::
Commensurate with education and experienceOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
The Head Softball Coach must be an advisor, manager, teacher, boss, role model and leader. The incumbent is responsible for the overall management of the Softball program and must possess superior Softball knowledge, be highly organized, and able to meet deadlines.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, practice and game preparation, on-field coaching, scheduling, NCAA and CIAA compliance, public relations, student-work supervision, recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, a commitment to the student-athlete’s academic progress and degree completion, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.Description of Work Continued::
The general details inherent to the principle functions of the position are as follows:
Administration, supervision and development of the Softball program for competition.
Recruit, train, and coach members of the Softball program.
Plan, conduct, and formulate practice sessions; manage field care and maintenance.
Schedule games with approval of the Athletics Director including attendance at all home and away contests.
Coordinate recruitment of talented student-athletes for the Softball team.
Administrative duties pertaining to the Softball program including budget formulation.
Encourage the academic progress, in conjunction with the faculty, of student-athletes toward graduation; assist student-athletes in obtaining appropriate personal and academic advisement as needed.
Promote the university, the Athletics Department and the Softball team through public relations activities and the Sports Information Office.
Maintain a professional level of conduct, including compliance with Conference and NCAA legislation.
Coordinate and supervise fundraising activities for the Softball program and/or Athletics Department.
Attend and participate in departmental, conference, and college-wide meetings related to duties and responsibilities.
Serve on departmental, university, conference, regional and national committees, as requested.
Assist the Director of Athletics and Athletics Department staff in additional responsibilities as needed.
The conduct of the Head Softball Coach must be in accordance with the Fayetteville State University Code of Conduct as well as the Constitution and Bylaws of the NCAA and member conferences/associations. S/he must abide by all applicable university policies, rules and regulations.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
Possess a current valid driver’s license; availability for frequent regional travelKnowledge skills and abilities::
Demonstrate strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively communicate to student-athletes and parents.
Demonstrate strong leadership, solid planning and organizational abilities, and the ability to multi-task and problem solve.
Candidate should be highly motivated with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and the ability to work in a team oriented environment with diverse students, faculty, staff, alumni, the public, and the media.
Proficient computer literacy skills (familiarity with Microsoft Office, Stat Crew, and other applications preferred).
Commitment to, and support of, a diverse community.Preferred Qualifications::
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.
Possess current first aid / CPR / AED certification (preferred) or are required within 30 days of hire.Special Instructions to Applicants::
Priority Consideration Date is July 1stOpen Until Filled::
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity,sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.