| Job Title: Graduate Assistant Softball Coach Job Class: Staff Department: Athletic Department Reports to: Head Coach/Athletic Director To Apply: Please email an Otterbein employment application, cover letter and resume including salary expectations addressing this position to firstname.lastname@example.org; FAX to 614-823-1511; or mail to Otterbein University, Human Resources, 1 South Grove Street Westerville, OH 43081. |
SUMMARY: Assist the Head Coach in all aspects of a Division III program by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Head Coach or by the Athletic Director.
Assists the Head Coach in conducting a successful intercollegiate sport program, ensuring that the program provides positive athletics experience while promoting sportsmanship for its participants, enhances campus life and operates within University, NCAA & OAC conference regulations. Assists the head coach with the daily competitive operation of the sports program including but not limited to: teaching sport related skills and strategies, recruiting, administrative assistance, game preparation, inventory of equipment/gear, and travel accommodations. Assists in the attraction and retention of student-athletes while promoting a diverse campus environment. Evaluate talent and communicate with prospective student-athletes on the benefits of Otterbein University.
Assists with the supervision and coordination of strength and conditioning programs as directed by the head coach. Participates in the planning and monitoring of such activities, including equipment and facility supervision.
May be required to drive team and coaches to program related activities.
Responsible for working with the athletic trainers and team physicians for the medical well being and protection of the student-athlete during preseason, regular season and post season activities.
Responsible for the personal conduct of self as well as student-athletes and any others associated with the program. Must be familiar with the Otterbein University Student Code of Conduct and the Student Athlete Handbook and manage to the standards of good conduct and image that will reflect positively on the sport program, the Athletics department and Otterbein University.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: BA/BS degree; pursuing a post graduate degree/or undergraduate certification; experience and demonstrated success in participating or coaching in a related field; computer skills preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written English skills including grammar.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be competent in general math.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Knowledge of college level softball and must posses strong interpersonal and supervisory skills. Must take pride in and be thorough in quality of work produced; must be able to use technology and be computer savvy in order to help run day to day activities.
REASONING ABILITY: Must possess excellent attention to details; must be a team player and interact collegially with co-workers and other constituencies. Must possess excellent customer service skills. Must possess strong organizational skills. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in unusual or new situations. Must be able to work independently and must retain confidential information.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, sit, reach and use repetitive motions of hands and wrists. The employee is required to stand, walk, stoop or bend. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds and occasionally push and/or pull up to 50 pounds. Must be able to meet regular and predictable attendance standards.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting. This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind of level of difficulty.
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