In collaboration with the Director of Athletics, the incumbent will be charged with leading UMBC’s Women's Softball Team and is expected to identify, evaluate and recruit student-athletes that can be successful athletically, academically and socially in a Division I environment. Specific duties include: player development (practice planning and skill instruction, game management, attention to academics and commitment to community service); recruiting and retaining academically and athletically qualified student-athletes; overseeing all administrative responsibilities (scheduling, team travel, balancing the budget, and hiring, supervising and evaluating assistant coaches); cultivating relationships with alumni; working with Athletics Department staff around fundraising, special events and appearances; and performing other duties as assigned. As part of the Athletics, Recreation and Physical Education staff, coaches are expected to teach 1 or 2 physical education classes during the year. It is expected that the successful candidate will abide by all written policies and procedures of the Department of Athletics, UMBC, the America East Conference (AEC), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and two (five preferred) years of high level coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level.
One to three years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred. Playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Individuals with knowledge or understanding of mid-major universities are highly desired.
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references. For best consideration, submit application materials by July 6, 2018. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
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Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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