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Head Coach Softball

Chatham University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 22, 2024

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Softball Head Coach

Chatham University is accepting applications for the position of Softball Head Coach.

The Softball Head Coach has the responsibility for the overall development and maintenance of the Chatham University Softball Program which is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Presidents' Athletics Conference (PAC). This includes structural and administrative organization of the program as outlined in the responsibilities listed below:

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention. Learn more at: .

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively within the University to plan, organize, implement and follow up on an extensive on-going recruiting effort through written, verbal and personal contact with student-athletes.
  • Oversee compliance with NCAA and PAC rules and regulations.
  • Oversee the appointments and supervision of the assistant coaches and support staff for the softball program.
  • Coordinate athletic planning, program development and assessment that focus on student-athlete performance, personal and leadership development:
    • Build a competitive program with strong recruiting both regionally and nationally.
    • Strategically plan and execute scheduling as well as travel arrangements of conference and non-conference games and tournaments to advance the softball program and maximize use of financial resources.
    • Prepare student-athletes for competition through thorough analysis and breakdown of scheduled conference and non-conference opponents.
    • Develop, recommend and implement specific training/conditioning programs and skills development programs.
    • Cultivate alumni and other constituents to further goals of the softball program, athletics department, and Chatham University.
  • Oversee budget and resource management for the softball program.
  • Coordinate athletic events and programs are planned intentionally to enhance campus community and school pride.
  • Ensure proper safety precautions are always followed.
  • Ensure adherence to rules, regulations and policies of all governing bodies (Chatham University, PAC and NCAA)
  • Work in coordination with the Director of Athletics, other coaches and staff to support and achieve overall goals established by the athletics department.
  • Work with other students, faculty and staff to support the retention of student-athletes and promote teamwork, set high standards, support the academic, personal and leadership development of its students.
  • Supervise the assistant coaches, student support personnel and student athletes.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Athletics Director.
Qu alifications:

Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred with a minimum of 2 years of coaching experience at the college level, computer proficiency and valid driver's license.

Salary Range:

$41,300-$46,900. 40-hour work week.

Exact compensation based on candidate skills and experience.

How to Apply:

Applications accepted only via (direct link is ) and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:
  • Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
All application materials should be uploaded in the "Resume" section at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.


Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, business & communications, and the arts & sciences. 

As the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson '29, Chatham is perennially ranked as one of the "greenest" colleges in the United States. 

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is composed of three distinct locations: the historic arboretumShadyside CampusChatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses. 

Chatham's mission is "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living, and working environment for all members of the campus community. 

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