Head Softball Coach

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Athletics

Position Title

Head Softball Coach

Department

Athletics

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

21-269

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The head coach is responsible for conducting the overall program while abiding by departmental and University policy. Duties include coaching, recruiting, scheduling, purchasing of equipment, budget management, monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and compliance with NCAA and Southern conference rules and regulations. The Head Coach will be responsible for creating a culture in which our student-athletes will thrive and develop both academically and athletically.  This position is also  responsible for promoting alumni, donor, and community relationships. The head coach will assist in fundraising efforts for their sport and overall department.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with some prior coaching experience. Candidate must have working knowledge of NCAA and Southern conference rules in relation to women’s softball. Additionally, the NCAA/Southern Conference recruiting test will be required which allows the coach to recruit off-campus.  Candidates must have working knowledge of software and technology related to player performance and game video, the physical capability of light field maintenance and setup for games, good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to recruit quality student-athletes who have the capabilities to be successful in a challenging academic and athletic environment.

Candidates must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the University's carrier. 

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have prior coaching experience?
3. Do you have a valid driver's license?
4. Mercer University's Approved Driver's policy requires that individuals be at least 21 years of age and have possessed a valid driver's license for a minimum of 3 years. Do you meet both of these requirements?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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