Head Softball Coach

Title: Head Women’s Softball Coach
Department: Athletics Date: September 2021

The person in this position has complete oversight responsibility for the planning and administration of all aspects of the women’s softball program. The head women’s softball coach should build a sense of community and enthusiasm around the women’s softball program by engaging the student body, alumni, parents and fans.
Reports to: Athletic Director
1. Recruitment and retention of qualified student —athletes, who can be successful academically, socially, and athletically at Thomas University
2. Coaching/practice and planning/preparation for the women’s softball program
3. Organization and execution of overall player development
4. Include but is not limited to program budget oversight, scheduling, travel, management, and athletic training/skill development
5. Game day operations and logistics
6. Fundraising
7. Support the University’s commitment to academic excellence
8. Adhere to the guidelines/regulations of the NAIA, The SUN Conference, and Thomas University
9. Track the academic progress of players
10. Other job duties as assigned by the Athletic Director
• Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
• Minimum Required: Playing and or college coaching experience
• Preferred: Three (3) years of college softball experience in coaching and recruiting
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
• Complete NAIA Champions of Character Character-Driven online course (must be completed within 60 days of employment)
Skills, Abilities, and Professional Demeanor:
• Ability to be supportive of the mission, vision and values of women’s softball program as it relates to the University
• Competence in oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Able to demonstrate teamwork and team building skills
• Able to demonstrate priority setting and organizational skills
Terms of Employment:
Full benefits, letter of employment, Full-Time, 12 months
Exempt position, 40 hours/week, hours will vary with season
Salary is commensurate with experience based on the department scale
Work Conditions:
The work environment described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
• Work is performed outside
• Moderate to loud Noise levels
• Work Requires varying degrees of game day and practice preparation. Travel for games and recruiting.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request regarding the work environment and physical demands to enable individuals needing assistance to perform the essential functions.
* Please complete the online application and email Rick Pearce at rpearce@thomasuniversity.edu your curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation, and official transcripts to:
Rick Pearce — Athletic Director — rpearce@thomasu.edu
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