Position overview: Reports to Head Coach and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Softball program.
Essential job functions: •Teach, demonstrate and develop Softball theories and skills in student-athletes •Teach physical health and safety to student-athletes •Lead and direct the Softball academic studies program •Design customized work-out and practice instructions for individual student-athletes •Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times •Teach and follow the rules for Softball of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University •Successfully complete the NCAA Division III Rules Test online •Teach and assure appropriate safety precautions and practices during team practices, games, and travel •Coach practices and competitions •Evaluate and counsel individual athletes •Recruit prospective student-athletes (travel required) •Maintain satisfactory retention rate for the softball program •Maintain appropriate office hours, files, and paperwork •Drive campus fleet vehicles to away competitions. (on-site training provided) •Attend athletic and campus –wide staff meetings •Coordinate team service projects •Coordinate team fundraising efforts •Help maintain softball game and practice facilities
Work Schedule: This is a twelve (12) month, full-time, exempt position. Workday schedule varies; evenings, weekends and travel will be required. Hours will be determined with current coaching staff upon hire. Includes weekend and evening work.
Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.
Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.
We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.