Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference Institution, is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Softball program. The Assistant is responsible to the Head Coach for assisting in all aspects of the Softball program. Responsibilities include recruiting, coaching, developing, motivating, and evaluating academically and athletically qualified student athletes all in compliance with NCAA, Big Ten, and Penn State University policies and procedures. Other specific responsibilities include ensuring compliance with appropriate administrative processes pertaining to team travel, recruiting travel, budget, student-athlete eligibility and academic progress; participate in fundraising and community service efforts, as appropriate and assigned; and assist in the coordination with appropriate Communications staff to provide pertinent information to media outlets and in preparing related web-based and written materials. Commitment to comply fully with the mission statements of the University and Department, including Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics vision to prepare students for a lifetime of impact. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience. Recent Division 1 coaching and/or playing experience preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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