This position, under general supervision, independently performs and is responsible for running a safe, enthusiastic softball program.
•Administration of all phases of a NAIA softball program including recruiting qualified student athletes.
•Formulate the team’s competitive schedule.
•Organize and train athletes for successful and safe competition.
•Keep abreast of current trends and methods by participating in clinics, workshops, etc. that contribute to professional development and self-improvement.
•Adhere to college, KCAC and NAIA policies and procedures.
•Foster cooperative working relationships with immediate supervisor as well as any staff or team members associated with the program.
•Cooperate with other coaches in providing the optimum sports program possible under existing conditions.
•Prepare timely and accurate documents i.e. travel expense statements, itineraries, etc.
•Take the initiative to provide new ideas and concepts to improve the efficiency and productivity of the staff.
•Support the athletic department’s goals and philosophies.
•Monitor and support the academic success of student athletes.
•Plan and conduct pre- and post-season conditioning and training programs.
•Effectively prepare, spend and manage the budget and records for the team.
•Oversee the safety conditions of the facility or area in which the sport is conducted at all times.
•Coordinate visits by recruits and their families.
•Prepare an inventory of all equipment at the end of the season.
•General upkeep and protection of equipment under the jurisdiction of the program.
•Write at the end of the season an annual report evaluating the program with recommendation for improvements.
Must have knowledge of KCAC and NAIA policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree, Master preferred.
A results oriented candidate with the ability to handle multiple projects/assignments concurrently and who works well independently and fosters a team environment.
This position rewards a good organizational fit.
Flexible schedule and travel required.
Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences, including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, administration, and the community-at-large.
Ability to handle multiple projects/assignments concurrently and be very results-oriented.
Highly motivated and works well both independently and in a team environment.
About Bethany College - Kansas
• Bethany College aims to be celebrated as a college dedicated to student success and community transformation. Over the past three years, under the leadership of President Will Jones and the college’s Cabinet, the College has initiated the Good Life Scholarship (a four-year, full-tuition scholarship for local students in our home community), and launched Swedes to Sweden (a free service-learning trip to Sweden for all sophomores who start as a freshman at Bethany). Bethany enjoys a diverse student body from more than 35 states and 25 countries. In addition, the college serves students from diverse economic backgrounds, including more than one-third of our students who demonstrate full-need on the FAFSA and nearly 50 percent who are Pell Grant recipients.