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Head Softball Coach

Employer
Susquehanna University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Head Softball Coach

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary:
Job SummaryThe Head Softball Coach reports to the Director of Athletics. The primary tasks are to provide oversight of the softball program and facilitate student-athlete development and strategic recruiting of softball student-athletes. In addition, Secondary responsibilities include department game management support.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Evidence of a positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others is required. Excellent speaking and writing skills are necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter that can communicate team concepts and support student-athletes. A valid driver's license is required.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as the Head Coach of the Softball Team.
  • Supervise and develop assistant coaches
  • Identify, evaluate, and recruit quality student-athletes.
  • Organize, plan, and conduct safe team training and practice.
  • Facilitate all Softball operations including, but not limited to; NCAA paperwork, scheduling, travel plans, equipment, marketing, and budget management.
  • Counsel Student Athletes in a positive manner
  • Adhere to all NCAA and conference bylaws
  • Promote Alumni involvement
  • Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
  • Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
    Education Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred. ExperienceA minimum of 2 years of Softball coaching experience at the college level is preferred. Physical DemandMust have the energy, enthusiasm, and mobility to actively coach the sport. Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended period of times. Position requires ability to move about campus. Position requires lifting, stooping, crouching, and bending. Working conditions are indoor and outdoor.



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    Benefits Eligible: Yes
    Number of Months: 12 months
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    Open Until Filled: No
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    Posting Number: AH00896

    To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2841

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