Summary: Assists the head softball coach in carrying out all assigned and auxiliary duties of the softball programs, while serving as the primary pitching coach.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary pitching coach for the softball team. Assists in the recruiting of all potential student athletes. Complies fully with NCAA, USA South and Maryville College policies. Establishes good rapport and generates respect among students, campus colleagues, and the local community by conducting oneself in an ethical manner. Assists in the supervision, scheduling, and maintenance of facilities. Attends all practices, meetings, and contests. Assists in filing all reports relative to softball, as assigned by the head coach. Assists in the selection, training and supervision of student assistants and managers. Assists in the organization and supervision of all off-campus trips. Maintains office hours as assigned by the head coach. Serve as a Game Manager for select home athletic events. Performs other duties as assigned.
This position may supervise student employment jobs, as necessary.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university. Former college softball student-athlete playing experience is preferred. Two-three years of related softball pitching coach experience and/or training.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
A valid Tennessee Driver’s license is required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through the Maryville College Careers portal website on the page of the desired position.
Maryville College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a learning community, our members include persons with a variety of interests, backgrounds, beliefs and nationalities which enriches the experience for all. The College embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment free from harassment and discrimination. Maryville College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, or political beliefs in the provision of educational opportunities, employment practices or benefits.
Employees at Maryville College are invested in the College’s mission, identity and purpose. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). With a 200-year history in higher education, the College offers a diverse and inclusive learning and working community with persons from a variety of backgrounds, beliefs and nationalities.
The curriculum at MC is noted for its strong general education program and the two semesters of Senior Study research required of all students. Maryville College Works managed through the College Career Center, integrates career preparation for today’s job market, readying seniors for their first professional job search.
The student body, numbering nearly 1,200, is drawn from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest. The 320-acre wooded campus is located in Maryville, TN, between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. The campus is within minutes of McGhee Tyson Regional Airport, the major research facilities of Oak Ridge Associated Universities (the College is an associate member), the University of Tennessee, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.