Quinnipiac University seeks applications for a Head Coach for Women's Softball. In this position, you will be responsible for total program management, including coaching, administration, recruitment and coordination of a collegiate women’s softball program. You will be responsible for the supervision of assistant coaches as well as be actively involved in collaboration with University constituents, athletics administration, and the total development of the softball student-athlete.
This position requires the ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
The University is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Hockey League (ECAC), the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), the Big East Conference and is an NCAA Division I member sponsoring 21 varsity sports.
Adhere to the highest standards of academic integrity and work in compliance with all University, NCAA, MAAC Conference, and ECAC Conference rules and regulations Administration of all phases of softball and team management including recruiting, scheduling, promotion, and budget administration Coach student-athletes during team practices as well as at home and away contests Develop relationships with softball alumni and through community engagement Engage in team promotion through the use of social media and other applicable means Supervise assistant coaches Other duties, as assigned
5-7 years of experience coaching or playing fastpitch softball at the collegiate or professional level,
Proven aptitude for coaching as illustrated by a strong work ethic, organizational skills and the ability to interact professionally within the department, the campus, and the national softball community
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to manage a 2-3 hour practice
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Ability to work nights and weekends
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Internal Number: 492590
About Quinnipiac University
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.