Posting Number: req828 Working 12 months per year Non-classified Staff Athletic Administration Pocatello - Main
Primary Purpose The Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for assisting in the management all aspects of the Idaho State University NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Softball Team, a member of the Big Sky Conference.
Assist in directing all aspects of the women's softball program during pre-season, in-season, and off-season periods.
Help manage the prescribed annual softball program budget and operate the program within the prescribed budget.
Assist in recruiting, retaining, and graduating successful student-athletes for Idaho State University and the women's softball program. Develop, direct and supervise a comprehensive recruiting program with the goal of sustainable high academic and athletic performance, retention and graduation of the majority of all softball student athletes.
Provide and direct instruction and coaching across the program with the goal of player development and maximum performance. Direct strategic decisions and training.
Work effectively and collaboratively with medical staff, including athletic trainers, nutritionist, team physicians and strength coach to ensure the health and well-being of student athletes.
Help develop a competitive regional NCAA Division I softball schedule.
Ensure proper supervision of athletes during practice, travel to and from competition, and during competition.
Ensure proper maintenance and repair of program equipment and coordinate appropriate replacement schedule and budget.
Assist in building and maintaining relationships with alumni, organizations, high schools, and other groups to promote the softball and other athletic programs at Idaho State University.
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to follow NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Idaho State University rules, policies, and regulations.
Coordinate with Strength and Conditioning Staff to develop, execute and supervise effective strength and conditioning programs for conference competition seasons, training seasons and summer program.
Teach 1 softball class when and as prescribed by the College of Education.
Develop, promote and operate an effective camp program with the goal of developing regional talent; building relationships; identifying, evaluating and recruiting student athletes. Work with head coach to properly account for revenue and determine the use whether to enhance coaching incomes, provide NCAA compliant resources and stipends for players in the summer, provide equipment upgrades or budget enhancements, or serve other purposes related to coaches and program.
Other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and some coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level.
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree and 2 years successful coaching experience with experience as a pitching coach.
Please submit the following documents with your application: Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.