The Position The Athletic Department at Lewis University seeks qualified individuals to fill the Assistant Coach, Softball position. The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with practices, game management and recruiting efforts. Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.
Assist with on and off-campus student athlete recruitment/scouting efforts
Assist with conducting drills for each practice session; instruct athletes in ways to strengthen their softball playing/teamwork skills
Attend and/or participate in professional softball clinics and other athletic development seminars
Assist in the development and implementation of campus and clinics
Attend coaching conferences to stay informed about NCAA schedules, rules, eligibility requirements, policies, etc.
Assisting in special projects and/or activities
Providing counseling/support services to student athletes
Serve on university committees and/or task forces as assigned
Provide assistance to Athletic Director in program/departmental planning activities
As an individual employed in a coach capacity, coaches are subject to the regulations of the NCAA. If at any time it is determined that they are in violation of such regulations, then by the provision of the NCAA enforcement procedures, they may be subject to corrective disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Lewis University Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. We sponsor 18 intercollegiate varsity sports and compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). At Lewis University, Students, faculty and staff from all walks of life come together to challenge and support each other.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at http://www.lewisu.edu.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with playing experience at the college level. Ability to communicate effectively within the educational philosophy of Lewis University.
Application Process To be considered and for a full description please visit http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/4933
Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.
We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
About Lewis University
Lewis University is a Division II School located 25 miles SW of Chicago, in Romeoville, IL. Lewis sponsors 18 intercollegiate varsity sports and competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball).