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Assistant Coach, Softball

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 14, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Assistant Coach, Softball

FLSA Status
Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Department
Softball

Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for coaching student athletes and assisting in the management and administration of the intercollegiate softball program within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Alcorn State University, the Southwestern Athletic Conference ( SWAC ) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ).

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of softball skills and strategies
  • Good communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Strong coaching and recruiting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to recruit effectively
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community
Essential Job Functions
  • Assists with year-round recruitment of high school and junior college players, including traveling to prospective games/events, phone calls and letters to both coaches and players
  • Assists with delivering coaching instructions in a variety of learning styles
  • Assists with pre/post workouts
  • Ensures tapes/video equipment are prepared for home and away games and exchange tapes with opponents Records statistics for each game
  • Represents Alcorn State University and the Men’s and Women’s Softball program in a professional manner
Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred, 2 or more years of club, international, high school, or collegiate coaching and/or Division 1 playing experience and/or professional playing experience.

Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds
Daily

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds
Occasionally

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Not Required

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required

Travel
Frequently

Extended Work Hours
Frequently

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
S955

Number of Vacancies
1

Location
Lorman

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
09/14/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA / ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents

Company

 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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