Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Softball Coach for the Athletics Department. This position is under the direct supervision of the Head Coach assisting in the coordination of an intercollegiate athletic program, must have an understanding of technical knowledge of the sport of Softball with the ability to help develop the student-athletes to their full potential. Among the key duties of this position are the following: • Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled students to attend Rutgers and participate on the Women’s Softball Team. • Assists in developing, teaching and instructing the student-athletes in the proper rules of play, conditioning, skills and techniques on the softball field, in life-skills and leadership qualities off the field. • Establishes and maintains a nationally competitive intercollegiate women’s softball team in the Big Ten and the NCAA. • Organizes and communicating practice times and locations to all involved. Additionally, responsible for coordinating all involved with practices. • Works with operations, trainers, coaching staff to organize practice times and locations both at home and on the road. • Orders, distributes and collects equipment. • Works with coaching staff to recognize equipment needs and working with equipment staff to maintain and effectively supply equipment in a timely and orderly manner. • Responsible for completing and maintaining certain compliance logs including the CARA logs and various year end logs.
• Bachelor’s degree required. • Knowledge of NCAA regulations relative to proper rules of play in the sport of women’s softball.
• Good organization skills. • Ability to communicate with student-athletes and the media. • Computer literate. • Ability to learn JumpForward compliance program.
• 5 years of collegiate softball coaching and playing experience preferred • Knowledge of Big Ten Conference and NCAA regulations preferred
• Must be able to use a computer, email, editing equipment and recruiting database software. • Must be willing to learn the JumpFroward compliance software.