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Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu. Position Summary
The Assistant Softball Coach reports to the Head Softball Coach. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and game strategies, game day responsibilities and recruiting student athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. Specific Responsibilities Assist the Head Coach in the following:
Identifying and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes
Both off-campus and on-campus recruiting efforts
Developing and conducting organized practices
Game day responsibilities
Counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis.
Adhere to all NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff as well as the entire SU community
Represent the University to various constituents in a professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned by Head Coach Required Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others is required. A valid driver's license is required.
Physical Demand Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach the sport. Frequent running, walking, bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Education Bachelor's Degree is required. Preferred Qualifications
Experience Fast pitch softball playing experience is preferred.