Head Softball Coach

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

Function:
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
Responsibilities.
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
Education/Qualifications:
• 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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