Greenville University is seeking a Head Softball Coach to join our campus community! The Head Softball Coach will provide support for the Athletic Director within Department, University, Saint Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC), and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III rules.
- Plan, organize, lead, and direct a Division III NCAA sport program (softball). This includes but is not limited to the following: recruiting, scheduling, practice and game coaching, strategy, administration, compliance, budgeting etc.
- Assist the Direct of Event Management and Sports Information in event management (i.e game management, Hall of Fame, Golf scramble).
- Monitor gender equity issues within the department.
- Assist with compliance issues and help monitor academic eligibility in coordination with our compliance director
- Oversee initial form gathering for softball team
- Maintain a working knowledge of NCAA rules and complete mandatory annual test.
- Assist the Athletic Director with internal/HR hiring procedures
- Provide assistance to the Athletic Director in developing budget, facility, marketing, and program planning.
- Monitor daily NCAA report and follow up on students below 12 hours immediately and students falling behind the 26-hour rule
- In addition to your coaching duties you may be required to supervise athletic facilities. All supervision of student-athletes while using University facilities must adhere to NCAA Rules and Regulations.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Game management duties
- Golf Scramble duties
- Hall of Fame assistance
- Football parking coordinator
- Basketball concessions- every other year
Co-manage and supervise coaches, team managers and student workers. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training of employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university (required)
- Master’s Degree (preferred
- 1-3 years of athletic supervisory experience at the high school or collegiate level (required)
- 1-3 years of collegiate coaching and supervisory experience (preferred)
Valid driver’s license, CPR and First Aid certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of all sport programs, rules and regulations, including NCAA UMAC and SLIAC, realizing that violation of NCAA rules could lead to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
- Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of coaching.
- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written
- Ability to deliver their knowledge to and instruct student-athletes in an effective manner.
- Knowledge of safety and first aid techniques.
- Skill in identifying problems, evaluating alternatives and implementing effective solutions
- Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with a diverse population.
- Knowledge of basic computer applications and electronic mail.
- Ability to instruct in those applicable areas of certification.
- Physical Environment: Work is routinely performed both indoor and outdoor, in office environment and in gyms, on playing fields, and other recreational environments.
- Physical Demands: Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, running, jumping, kneeling, pushing and pulling, climbing, stooping, occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds, travel to and from athletic events
Greenville University's Mission:
Greenville University is liberal arts University that empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies Our hiring practices reflect our commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.
Greenville University's Commitment to Diversity:
It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: www.greenville.edu.