The College of Staten Island is one of the 11 senior colleges of the 25 colleges and institutions that comprise The City University of New York (CUNY). The three schools and two academic divisions of the College serve more than 13,000 students and offer a broad range of academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and in several professional areas. The College awards associate's, bachelor's, master's, certificates, and professional doctorate degrees, and PhD degrees through The CUNY Graduate Center. CSI's internationally recognized faculty passionately engages in scholarly and artistic activities, and together with a strong professional staff, provides transformational learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom for the diverse student body. The 204 acre park-like Willowbrook campus incorporates a residential component, and in 2017 the College expanded its institutional footprint and accessibility with the opening of the St. George location in the heart of Staten Island’s economic renaissance on the north shore of the island. The College is a hub of intellectual and artistic activity, and is committed to its role as an anchor institution and community partner including for economic impact and job creation for the greater Staten Island area.
The College's faculty, administration, and staff are committed to educational excellence as they instill in students an enduring love of learning and respect for pluralism and diversity. The College community recognizes its responsibility to strive for the common good, including an informed appreciation for the interdependence of all people, as well as providing students with the opportunities for successful future careers.
Reporting to the Director of Athletics, lntramurals and Recreation as well as the Associate Athletic Director, the Softball Head Coach/Academic Success Coordinator will be responsible for the guidance of the Softball program, which includes practice and gameplay during traditional and non-traditional playing seasons. In addition the position will work with academic departments, coaches, and staff to enhance the academic experience of all CSI student-athletes.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Administration, supervision, management, and staff selection for the softball program - Implementation of programs in the areas of scouting, strategy, recruitment, conditioning and player development to enhance athletic performance and achievement, coupled with a keen focus on academic excellence - Coaching responsibilities to also include fund-raising initiatives and special event programming - Assisting student athletes with course registration - Monitoring academic progress and coordinating academic support initiatives for student-athletes as necessary - Advising student-athletes regarding academic opportunities, policies and procedures - Coordinating activities of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
This posting officially closes August 14, 2019. Please visit the website below to apply directly to this job posting:
Four years of collegiate or high school softball coaching experience, with preference given to collegiate coaching experience and those with prior advising and academic support/or other athletic administrative experience (non-coaching). CPR/AED certification (must be completed within three months of hire) and a valid Driver's License are required. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary. Experience in training and management of staff preferred.
This posting officially closes August 14, 2019
Additional Salary Information: This posting officially closes August 14, 2019
Internal Number: 20865
About College of Staten Island
The mission of the Sports and Recreation Center, including intercollegiate athletics, is consistent with that of the Office of the President and the College of Staten Island. We are committed to providing quality athletic, intramural and recreational services and programs to the College community that enhances the lives and development of the widely diverse population of the City of New York.We offer recreational and athletic opportunities to complement the academic pursuits of CSI's students. We support student-athletes' academic achievements and persistence to graduation through academic advising and counseling. This is consistent with our range of support services that are accessible to our students.