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Assistant Softball Coach|
Gallagher Center - Kiernan Center|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Head Softball Coach|
Under general supervision the Assistant
Softball Coach will assist the head coach in developing student athletes
academically and athletically for the softball program and contribute to the
educational mission of the University by offering direction and instruction in
the area of softball athletics.
· Contribute to the educational mission of the
University by assisting in coordinating the instruction of student-athletes in
the area softball training and competition.
· Assist with the recruitment of student athletes
for the softball program;
· Provide academic support for student athletes;
· Provide motivation, counseling and supervision
for student athletes;
· Monitor study hall, day-to-day class attendance,
Early Advantage Program reports and maintain contact with professors regarding
students' academic progress;
· Instruct methods and strategies and coach
student athletes in the sport;
· Follow and conform to NCAA, MAAC and Athletic
department rules and regulations;
confidentiality of information (including
but not limited to: student and employee personal information, student grades,
etc.), both during and after their employment with the University.
Any question regarding the confidentiality of material, should be referred to
the supervisor. Any violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary
action, up to and including termination of employment.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
% of Time
70% Provide teaching and instruction as well as
individual team instruction for the fundamentals of softball and developing
skills; recruit potential student athletes for the softball program. Follow and conforms to NCAA rules and
15% Monitor study hall, day-to-day class
attendance, Early Advantage Program report and maintain contact with professors
regarding students' academic progress;
guidance and advice to student athletes;
5% Complete NCAA, MAAC and
department compliance paperwork.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1) Strong interpersonal, organizational, written
and oral communication skills.
2) Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
knowledge of coaching and teaching techniques and the ability to effectively
to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by
to travel when necessary.
of recruiting techniques and the ability to effectively use them.
8) Proficiency to handle various office
machines including but not limited to: computer keyboard, computer software
applications, calculator, copy machine and fax.
of academic eligibility rules.
10) Ability to drive a personal or university
vehicle for the purpose of university business.
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks
involving working on a computer keyboard, computer software applications,
calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand
movement. All individuals are required
to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to
themselves or others.
degree or high school diploma with high level amateur or professional playing
and/or coaching experience required.
2. At least one year of experience coaching
softball at the high school, college or higher competitive level.
3. A valid New York State driver’s license is
required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting
rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate
a motor vehicle in Canada.
4. Must pass NCAA recruiting exam within the first
year of employment.
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