This is a full-time (10 month appointment) benefits eligible position. The Softball Head Coaching responsibilities will include the management of all facets of the MIT Softball program to include but not limited to: administration, budget management, alumni stewardship, recruiting, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, advising of students, and compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. In addition, this position will be assisting with student-athlete programming in areas such as, but not limited to, leadership, diversity and inclusion and student related special events.
1-3 years coaching experience preferably at the college/university level. A Bachelor's degree is required: a Master’s degree is preferred. Proven experience in recruiting to a highly selective institution desirable. Proven capacity to positively influence, appeal and work in collaboration with student-athletes. Must be willing to learn, be a good team member and bring a creative energy to the position. Demonstrated engagement with student-athlete well-being or programming is desirable. Administrative and computer skills are essential. Writing and graphic design experience desirable. Appropriate certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and Biohazards are required within an appropriate timeline and before the start of the competitive season (per NCAA regulations). Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.
Applications will be accepted until November 16. Please submit cover letter, resume and names and contact information of three references.
MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our student-athletes. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
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