At, Rhodes College, we aspire to graduate students with a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We will achieve our aspiration through a college wide commitment to our vision.
Rhodes' rigorous approach to liberal arts and sciences inspires students to discover and cultivate lifelong passions, and to make a difference in the classroom, on campus, in the city of Memphis, and throughout the world. Simply put, our mission is to prepare students for life and career, wherever those journeys take them.
The Division of Student Life plays an integral role in the College's vision and values, and every member of the Division of Student Life supports the delivery of a transformative student experience.
The Division of Student Life is currently seeking applications for an Assistant Softball Coach (Pitching). This position reports directly to the Head Softball Coach and is responsible for assisting the head coach with the organization and administration of the women's softball program in accordance with the rules and regulations of Rhodes College, the SAA conference and the NCAA. The Assistant Softball Coach (Pitching) should be intrinsically motivated and committed to developing a competitive NCAA Division III softball program, without compromising the academic success of the student-athlete. The Assistant Softball Coach (Pitching) will be expected to conduct themselves in a manner that promotes the overall health, safety and welfare of the student-athlete. This is a full time, 10 month position that is benefits eligible.
Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Recruit student-athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations the college's academic requirements.
Monitor the academics of the women's softball student-athletes. Effectively communicate any academic concerns to the Head Coach.
Assist in the planning and coordination of in-season practices, including team and individual workouts.
Assist in the planning and implementation of game plans for each game, including development of scouting reports of opponents.
Complete all necessary compliance forms as required and/or requested by the Athletics Compliance Office.
Assist in scheduling games as directed by Head Coach.
Assist in field prep prior to games and practices.
Attend Department of Athletics staff meetings and training as directed by the Director of Athletics.
Monitor budget to ensure the women's softball program is fiscally responsible and expenditures are within the programs budget allocation as directed by the Head Coach.
Participate in fund raising activities for the women's softball program and/or Department of Athletics.
Be actively engaged within the college, as well as the surrounding communities.
Bachelors Degree is required.
This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier.
Prefer experience as a high school and/or college softball coach and collegiate pitching/playing experience.
Must communicate effectively with all types of people, and establish and maintain a strong working relationship with students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and other college personnel.
Must have the ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision.
Must have knowledge ofNCAArules and regulations.
A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references.
Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.