Alvernia University, located in Reading, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Softball Coach position.
The Graduate Assistant Softball Coach will assist the Head Softball Coach in providing ethical leadership in managing all aspects of new NCAA Division III Softball program including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes and preparing student-athletes for success through practice planning, strategy development, and skill instruction.
The Head Coach will also be responsible for tracking their student-athlete’s academic progress, maintaining appropriate records and paperwork, and ensuring compliance with all university, Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), and NCAA policies, rules, and regulations. This position will also assist the Head Softball Coach with practice planning and supporting the Strength & Conditioning Program.
A Bachelor’s degree and successful experience as a student-athlete and/or coach is required. Acceptance into the Alvernia University Graduate Program is required. Please visit https://www.alvernia.edu/faculty-staff/human-resources/graduate-assistantships for more information and to apply.
Alvernia University is a Franciscan institution rooted in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions. True to its Bernardine Franciscan heritage, the University’s values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation, and peacemaking have shaped its character and history for nearly 60 years.
Recently, the University has grown in both educational opportunities and enrollment, including the additional of six new varsity sports and Industrial, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering. Alvernia’s student population of nearly 3,000 comes from diverse cultural, economic, geographic, and religious backgrounds. Alvernia offers over 50 majors & minors and awards Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social Work, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees; 11 master’s degrees; and doctoral programs in leadership (PhD), physical therapy (DPT), and nursing practice (DNP).
Alvernia’s nearly 600 student-athletes compete in the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) with Albright, Lebanon Valley, Messiah, Lycoming, Arcadia, Hood, York, and Stevenson among others.
Reading, Pennsylvania is situated between the scenic Blue and South Mountains in southeastern Pennsylvania. It features a reasonable cost-of-living with high rates of homeownership, substantial healthcare options, and a number of high quality education choices. Reading offers a mix of cultural entertainment destinations, such as the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, the Reading Public Museum, outlet shopping, minor-league sports, and concerts at the Santander Arena. The University is conveniently located an hour from Philadelphia and within an easy two- to three-hour drive of some of the world’s greatest centers of commerce, government, culture, sports, and entertainment: New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Alvernia University is committed to equal opportunity and invites all qualified candidates to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any factor unrelated to the requirements of the position.
Alvernia is a co-educational Catholic Franciscan institution dedicated to academic and professional leadership based in the liberal arts tradition. Its suburban 121-acre campus outside Reading is within a ninety-minute drive to New York, Princeton, and Philadelphia. Alvernia University is committed to equal opportunity. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of our campus are encouraged to apply. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer