Assistant Softball Coach – Cochran Campus (12-months)

Division: Athletics
Department:
Primary Location: Cochran
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

The Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Softball Coach in creating and maintaining a successful program for the institution on the field, in the classroom and in the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching of skills required for both team and individual player development in coordination with the Head Coach

  • Assists in identifying and recruiting academically and athletically talented student-athletes

  • Assists in/with scheduling of officials; acquiring game balls; preparation of field; on field coaching; field clean up and lockdown

  • Assists with maintenance of Softball field and other athletic facilities

  • Assists in monitoring academic, social and personal development of Softball student-athletes

  • Assist in promoting Middle Georgia State University and the Softball program to the Community and all forms of Media

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, staff, alumni and parents to insure the success and growth of the program

  • Assists in maintaining and inventorying equipment

  • Serve in the Wellness Center for hours specified by the Director

  • Performs related duties as assigned by Head Coach or Athletics Administration

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Bachelor degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service. Experience as a player or coach at the collegiate or professional level may substitute for education requirements. Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Affiliated Conference rules and regulations. Knowledge of college-level athletic program management principles. Knowledge of sports field maintenance principles. Knowledge of Softball rules and procedures. Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs. Skill in the coaching and training of student athletes. Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions. Skill in oral and written communication.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately.  Positions will be posted until filled.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “Assist Softball Coach”.Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

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