Head Softball Coach (Contractual/Part-Time)

Employer
Morton College
Location
Cicero, IL
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title:

Head Softball Coach (Contractual/Part-Time)

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Athletic Director

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Baccalaureate Degree. Two years of experience as a college or high school girls’ varsity softball coach. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, flexibility, initiative and sound judgment. Planning and leadership skills and detail oriented. Ability and commitment to recruit instruct and motivate college student’s athletes. A positive role model for young adults. Ability to work with a diverse student population in a multicultural environment. All coaches must be certified in CPR/AED and their certification must be on file in the Athletic Department.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years of coaching softball at the college level. Experience as a college or high school softball player. Master’s Degree preferred.

Job Summary:

Plan, organize and direct a program to recruit student athletes to participate in softball. Perform on field coaching and instruction. Other duties include scouting, maintaining statistics and performing tasks required to insure a competitive intercollegiate softball program.

Specific Job Duties:

• Maintain a high level of individual and team discipline
• Recruit student athletes to play college softball
• Teach, coach and instruct fundamental and advanced skills
• Maintain team and individual statistics
• Assist with maintenance of equipment
• Identify four-year colleges or universities for softball players to transfer to
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

Posting Number:

P00302PU

Desired Start Date:

08/16/2021

Open Date:

07/14/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Coaches sign contracts and are subject to the terms of that agreement. They are not employees of Morton College.

Organization

Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.

Goals:

Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
708-656-8000
Location
3801 S. Central Ave
Cicero
IL
60804
United States

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