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Head Coach Softball/Scheduling Coordinator

Company:
Regis College
Job Location:
Weston, 02493-1571
Category:
Athletics - Coaching
Type:
Full-Time

Summary

Head coaching responsibilities include management of all facets of the softball program, including but not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, budget management, administration, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns, community service, counseling of students, and compliance with NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations.  The head coach will also serve as the main liaison with softball field maintenance.  Additionally, the head coach will also coordinate scheduling of all competitions for all varsity sports. This is a full-time, 11-month position.

Essential Functions:

    Head Coach - Softball

  • Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Regis College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III.
  • Plan and coordinate practice and game plans for intercollegiate competition.
  • Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation.
  • Make recommendations about game schedules and budget for the team.
  • Track the academic progress of softball student-athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistance to help insure the successful completion of each players stated program of study.
  • Manage inventory tracking and storage of all team uniforms and equipment.
  • Effectively manage team budget ensuring balanced expenditures for equipment, travel, recruiting and other team related operating expenses.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset expenses associated for non-budgeted expenses and training trips.
  • Organize community service projects for softball players to complete per the mission of the NCAA, the Regis Athletic Department and Regis College.
  • Evaluate game officials as required.
  • Evidence a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing softball competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Regis College, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, the ECAC and the NCAA (Division III).
  • Participate in Athletic Department staff meetings, functions and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Oversight of the mandated bat testing procedures for home and away contests
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Athletics

Scheduling Coordinator

  • Work with each head coach to coordinate traditional and non-traditional playing season schedules with respect to home facility availability and outside group rentals
  • Coordinate GNAC scheduled and non-conference game schedules
  • Monitor NCAA playing seasons maximum and minimum standards with assistance from Regis compliance officers
  • Coordinate the scheduling of officials for home competitions and have regular contact with each respective sport officials assignor
  • Coordinate alumni game scheduling

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Select, supervise, and evaluate graduate intern and all support staff for the softball program.
Additional Information

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred.
  • Collegiate softball playing & coaching experience preferred
  • Maintain ethical and professional boundaries with students and student-athletes
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer literacy and strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies
  • The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule
  • Works well as a team member or independently
  • Excels in prioritizing multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and computer literacy, including familiarity with EMR software.
  • Appropriate certifications in First Aid/CPR and AED are required within an appropriate time of hire and must be completed (per NCAA regulations) before the beginning of the competitive season.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with various constituencies.
  • Ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule.
  • Ability to work well as a team member or independently.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.
  • Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.
  • Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • This position requires the ability to lift in excess of 40 lbs. and requires working on nights and weekends.
  • Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
  • May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

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