BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION: Reports to the Head Softball Coach and assist in the administration of all phases of the softball program in accordance with NCAA Division I, ASUN Conference, and Stetson University rules and philosophies.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree; master’s preferred; demonstrated ability to organize and develop world wide recruiting master plan; computer skills a must; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, fellow employees, program boosters, and the public. As this position requires operation of University vehicles and traveling for recruiting purposes, the possession and maintenance of a valid Florida driver's license and acceptable driving record is required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Assist the Head Softball Coach in the administration of all aspects of the softball program; identifies, evaluates, and recruits prospective student-athletes; assists in pre-, in-, and post-season training, practices, and games; assists in all areas relating to the operation of the softball program, including day-to-day administrative and operational responsibilities; assists with the development and maintenance of appropriate public relations; video / scouting – assist with video analysis of games and practices; strength & conditioning – assist with the team fitness programs; recruiting - evaluation, visits, travel, correspondence, and communication; travel coordinator – arrange transportation, food, hotel and travel logistics; scheduling – assist with game and practice scheduling; fund-raising and promotional activities as necessary; primary contact and implementation of the summer camp program; assists in coordination of practice and game preparation; coordinate practice times at opponent’s facilities and coordinates the team travel arrangements within the department guidelines and budget; motivates and inspires student-athletes to excel in the classroom and on the field; attends functions related to the softball program; prepares reports; evaluates players.
PREFERRED JOB FUNCTIONS: Field maintenance experience desired - ability to groom, paint the infield including bullpen maintenance, assist irrigation repair, ability to operate tryplex mower and mid-size tractor, and other facility and field maintenance as required; ability to work under the supervision of a licensed ornamental and turf public applicator.
Stetson University's Athletics Program has a vision of developing a culture of champions athletically, academically and within the community. This vision is accomplished through a mission of recruiting and developing student-athletes, coaches and staff, creating a culture of champions, within and outside of competition. The department operates with five core values: Championship Culture, Integrity, Excellence, Pride/Tradition and Leadership. To learn more about the Vision, Mission and Core Values for Stetson Athletics, visit GoHatters.com and click on Mission Statement under the Inside Athletics tab.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties required: both indoor and outdoor work; direct exposure to prevailing weather, extreme heat, humidity, and cold; ability to endure physically strenuous work-outs and physical exercise on a daily basis, including standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, stooping, lifting; manual dexterity; lifting of up to fifty pounds; ability to work hours outside the normal University schedule; physical ability to travel; perceptual demands for sound, form, depth. Post-job offer medical exam will be required.
TO APPLY: Please visit Stetson University’s Office of Human Resources for the official job posting and application process at http://www.stetson.edu/other/employment/job-opportunities.php.
Stetson University, an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity and strongly encourages the applications of women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups.
Bachelor's degree; master’s preferred; demonstrated ability to organize and develop world wide recruiting master plan; computer skills a must; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, fellow employees, program boosters, and the public. As this position requires operation of University vehicles and traveling for recruiting purposes, the possession and maintenance of a valid Florida driver's license and acceptable driving record is required.