This is a full-time, 12 month position responsible for leadership in all phases of the women's softball program. The following responsibilities will include: Recruiting prospective student-athletes that promote the University’s commitment to academic and athletic excellence, Administering softball grant-in-aid program, Promoting student-athletes' personal development on the field, in the classroom, and in the campus community, Conducting in-season practice and game planning; out of season conditioning, Providing for full compliance with NCAA, GLVC, and University rules and regulations, Managing program operations budget -- including equipment, travel, recruiting, fundraising, camps, etc. -- and supervising full-time assistant coach, Representing the program internally and externally including, but not limited to: admissions, faculty/staff, alumni, community, and media.
Required qualifications include:
Demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
Minimum three (3) years softball collegiate coaching and recruiting experience;
Understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges in a highly-selective academic environment;
Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules;
Commitment to academic success and student-athlete well-being.
Preferred qualifications include:
NCAA Division II coaching experience and/or collegiate softball playing experience;
Collegiate softball coaching experience in a successful program;
Recruiting experience in Missouri and surrounding states.
To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, academic transcripts, and contact information for at least three references at employment.truman.edu or mail to:
Human Resources Truman State University McClain Hall 101 100 E. Normal Kirksville, MO 63501
About Truman State University
Truman State University is a highly selective public liberal arts university in Kirksville, Missouri with approximately 6,000 students and 775 faculty and staff. The University is consistently ranked among the best public undergraduate universities regionally and nationally for its learning outcomes and its overall educational value. Additional information is available at www.truman.edu.