Purdue Northwest Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking an Assistant Softball Coach. Reporting to the Head Softball Coach the Assistant Coach will assist with planning, organizing, and coaching of the softball team. Must have strong knowledge of softball skills and strategies in one or more areas (e.g., defense, pitching, etc.). Other responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the head coach with the recruiting, academic oversight, fundraising, social media and coordinating of camps and coaching clinics. Must maintain knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Must have strong team building/management skills; ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to coordinate collaborative efforts; demonstrated experience in program development, management, and leadership; ability to interact with members of the public and media; ability to supervise temporary staff; understanding of the student-athletes' commitment to academics; ability to lift and carry up to 10 lbs. frequently, and up to 20 lbs. occasionally. As a part of the job responsibilities associated with this position, knowledge of rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and conference should be maintained, reviewed and practiced to ensure compliance relative to those applicable duties.
About Purdue University Northwest
Part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, Purdue University Northwest offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student centered campuses, located in Northwest Indiana and in close proximity to Chicago. Purdue Northwest has approximately 9,300 students and offers more than 70 degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Purdue Northwest Athletics consists of 250 student athletes and 15 sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division II. Intercollegiate athletic teams are fielded in men’s and women basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, softball, baseball and Esports. Men’s Ice Hockey is offered as a club sport. Purdue Northwest has recently developed new basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, tennis and ice hockey facilities. For more information on the Purdue University Northwest athletics program please go to PNWathletics.com