Piedmont University is searching for two highly motivated individual to serve as Assistant Softball Coaches. Under the supervision of the Head Coach, the Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for furthering the mission of the University and its softball program. The Assistant Softball Coach must comply with all University, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), rules and policies. Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: coaching student-athletes; recruiting; game management; scouting; academic monitoring; practice organization; compliance; travel; camps; and equipment management.
- Identify, evaluate, and recruit qualified prospective student-athletes.
- Assist with on-field coaching, training, and skill development - experience with pitching is required for one of the positions.
- Assist the head coach to build a cohesive and competitive program.
- Scout opponents and prepare scouting reports.
- Organize and supervise strength and conditioning program for student-athletes.
- Assist with organization and running of camps, tournaments, and showcases.
- Monitoring academic success and progress towards graduation for all student-athletes involved in the program. Provide each student-athlete with the resources and leadership to develop to their full potential; develop quality student-athletes within a successful program while maintaining the highest level of integrity and professionalism.
- 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.
- Management of equipment and uniforms.
- Other relevant duties as assigned.
- Regular and predictable attendance is required.
- On-site work is required.
- Incumbents must remain relevant in the area of employment and flexible to changes in work related to institutional needs.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required
Position #1 - Experience in coaching including direct experience with hitting, catching, and outfield. Demonstrated commitment to the development of student athletes in the softball program by building relationships that encourage them academically, socially and athletically. To apply for this position please follow this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/108388
Position #2 - Experience in coaching including direct experience with pitching, catching, and outfield. Demonstrated commitment to the development of student athletes in the softball program by building relationships that encourage them academically, socially and athletically. To apply for this position please follow this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/108389
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Licenses and Certification
Valid Georgia Driver’s License (or obtained within 30 days of hire date) and satisfactory MVR.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to conduct one's self with the highest level of integrity.
Ability to develop and relate to student-athletes in an private liberal arts academic environment.
Strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude.
Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
Ability to collaboratively and effectively work in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Environmental, Physical, and Visual Acuity Factors
Incumbents are subject working in both internal and external working conditions where they will be subject to exposure to extreme heat or temperatures above 100 degrees.
Incumbents will perform a medium level of work where they may exert up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and up to 10lbs of force constantly. Incumbents must have close visual acuity to operate motor vehicles.
The essential functions and responsibilities of this position require incumbents to: climb or ascend or descend stairs, ramps, or hills; balance or maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching; stoop or bend downward and forward by bending at the spine or waist; kneel or bending legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees; crouch or bend body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; crawl or move about on hands and knees or hands and feet; reach or extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; stand or remain upright on the feet; walk or move about on foot to accomplish tasks; push and pull or use upper extremities to press against something with steady force to thrust forward, downward, or outward; lift or raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position; finger; grasp; feel; talk to express or exchange ideas; hear to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels; and make repetitive motions.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
It is the policy of Piedmont University not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All members of the student body, faculty, and staff are expected to assist in making this policy valid in fact.
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