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Assistant Softball Coach (Two Openings)

Employer
Amherst College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details



Assistant Softball Coach (Two Openings)

Amherst Campus
Part Time
JR5046

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Assistant Softball Coach positions (two openings). Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Assistant Softball Coach will report to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the Softball Program, including the recruitment of a diverse set of student-athletes, assisting with daily operations, practice implementation, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics. Requires a variable schedule; night, weekend work, and overnight travel to away meets and tournaments will be required. The Assistant Coach takes appropriate actions to support a diverse student body and workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming environment.

This is a non-benefitted position.

Summary of Responsibilities

Coaching
  • Assist with coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes' skill and teamwork
  • Analyze performance of teams and individuals and provide leadership and instruction
  • Assist in pre-season, in-season, and post-season training and practice planning


Recruiting
  • Participate in scouting and recruitment of a diverse set of prospective student-athletes
  • Help monitor the progress of prospective student-athletes' application process
  • Help coordinate and organize potential student-athlete on-campus visits


Program responsibilities
  • Compliance with College, NESCAC, and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Work with the Head Coach to develop and strengthen team culture and create a diverse and inclusive program


Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Valid driver's license to drive college vehicles to team competition when necessary. Requires successful completion of Five College Risk Management driver credentialing program. (See: https://www.fivecolleges.edu/riskmgmt/driver_credentialing)
  • Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience
  • An understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment Commitment to or experience working with a diverse community


Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs. Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply, visit https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Amherst_Jobs/job/Amherst-Campus/Assistant-Softball-Coach--Two-Openings-_JR5046


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Company

Amherst College

Amherst College prepares students to make a difference in the world. Our financial aid program is among the most substantial in the nation, and our student body is among the most diverse. At Amherst, you are part of a lively, inquisitive, devoted community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who find inspiration in one another and in the process of learning.

Since our 1821 founding, Amherst has demonstrated steadfast confidence in the value of the liberal arts and the importance of critical thinking. Small classes, an open curriculum and a singular focus on undergraduate education ensure that leading scholars engage daily with talented, curious students, equipping them for leadership in an increasingly global and complex world.

Offering competitive compensation packages and a multitude of programs and services for staff, Amherst works to enrich the working life and support the well-being of each and every employee.

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