Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10-month position of Head Coach for Softball. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Softball program, including, but not limited to, teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to, game management for Fall and/or Winter sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; facility management; scheduling; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College, and NEAC rules and regulations. Regular 10-month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.
A commitment to the Mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, will be highly motivated and organized, have knowledge and understanding of the NCAA Division III rules and regulations. A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g., Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license also preferred.
Wells College is a nationally recognized, private four-year Liberal Arts college located in the Finger Lakes region of New York on the unceded lands of the Cayuga Nation. The mission of Wells College is to educate students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. Wells College is the leader in providing immersive academic experiences tailored by each student. Our historic campus in a lakeside setting that is ideally conducive to deep learning is home to over 150 years of evolving, inclusive traditions that bind Wellsians across generations. Recognizing the role of higher education in supporting students from all backgrounds to lead in the future, Wells College actively seeks to diversify its faculty and staff. We strive to embody a culture of belonging that empowers all of our students -- 35% of whom identify as students of color and 32% who are first-generation -- to thrive.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are to apply online at www.wells.edu/employment and include letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with current contact information. No phone calls please.