Linfield College is recruiting for an experienced Assistant Head Women's Softball Coach. The Assistant Head Women's Softball Coach has both coaching and administrative responsibilities that include but are not limited to, the administration of daily softball operations, recruiting, team training, practice organization, scouting, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Experience as an athlete or coach at the intercollegiate level is necessary and an expertise in pitching is preferred. The Assistant Head Women's Softball Coach provides leadership, organization and supervision for all aspects of women's softball to support a competitive and successful program within the Northwest Conference and NCAA Division III. This is a 10-month .83 FTE, full-time, exempt position with pro-rated benefits. A review of applications begins immediately and closes on June 19, 2019.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assistant Head Coach:
Evaluating and recruiting prospective student-athletes Assist head coach in responding to contacts, attending recruiting tournaments, contacting high school and travel ball coaches, and organizing on-campus visitations for prospective student-athletes Establish and maintain a recruiting database Assist head coach with travel arrangements and schedule Assist head coach with planning pre-game and post-game meals Plan and conduct softball camps and clinics Assist with scouting of opponents Assist with monitoring academic progress of current student-athletes Assist with all fundraising activities Assist head coach with daily practice plans Assist with field maintenance and game field preparations Assist with video input, organization, and analysis of game and practice footage Oversee three weeks of fall non-traditional practices with assistance from head coach Arrange Junior Varsity softball schedule, travel arrangements, meals, etc. and serve as head coach for all Junior Varsity softball games Preference given to candidates with a strong pitching background and expertise with ability to act as primary pitching coach, however, all candidates will be considered. Other duties as assigned by head coach
Other Administrative Responsibilities
Administer and coordinate workers for all home football games Oversight of home men's and women's basketball game management until softball practice starts in January Oversight of work-study for volleyball game management including set up and tear down of home events Oversight concessions and workers for men's and women's home basketball until softball practice starts in January. Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director
Bachelor's degree and three years of successful head coaching at the College or high school level or an equivalent combination of education, coaching and/or playing experience.
CPR/First Aid certification required (may be obtained on the job).
Due to recruiting and overnight travel, applicants must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Previous coaching and recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level.
Review of applications will begin immediately and closes on June 19, 2019.
Resume Cover Letter List of three professional references
Direct any questions about position to Head Softball Coach - Jackson Vaughan - firstname.lastname@example.org
About Linfield College
Linfield College is a private, comprehensive, undergraduate institution with 2600 students across three campuses. The main campus, chartered in 1858, is located in McMinnville, Oregon; Linfield's Portland campus houses the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing; and the Division of Continuing Education (DCE) offers online degree and certificate programs. Linfield is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.Linfield's outstanding academic programs emphasize small class sizes, a strong core curriculum in the liberal arts, pre-professional programs linking theory with practice, and a rich set of opportunities for experiential learning and study abroad. Linfield's campus life includes a proud history of excellence in NCAA Division III competition by our student-athletes. Among Linfield's long-term institutional goals are commitments to integrated teaching and learning; global and multicultural education; and environmental, social, and economic sustainability.