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Head Softball Coach (Job S#340)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Aug. 15, 2022
Title Head Softball Coach (Job S#340)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Position:  Head Softball Coach                                                                                                                   Department: Athletics

Status: Full-Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming "One Tuskegee," the ideal Head Softball Coach will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Promote and administer a Division II softball program
Provide leadership in the coaching, scouting, planning and executing all phases of the softball program and related activities, on and off the field
Coordinate  and recommend softball athletic-related financial aid through the Director of Athletics, with final approval by the Director of Financial Aid
Direct and coordinate softball related selection and recruitment of student-athletes
Counsel softball student-athletes on personal matters and work to ensure their academic success and timely graduation
Maintain an inventory of all softball equipment and supplies
Recommend softball related equipment and supply purchases
Prepare and make budget recommendations to the Director of Athletics
Represent the University and its softball program to the community and alumni
Work within the framework of the SIAC (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) and the NCAA Division II philosophy of athletics
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or the President of the University
Work within the framework of the SIAC (Southern Intercollegiate  Athletic Conference) and the NCAA Division II philosophy  of athletics
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or the President of the University

The Head Softball’s Coach must place primary emphasis on the education and welfare of student-athletes.  The following are required:

The candidate should demonstrate successful coaching experience in softball, preferably at the NCAA Division II or I level;
Success at recruiting in the southeastern region and nationally;
Knowledge  of financial aid regulations and experience  in working with a combination of athletic grants and financial aid;
Knowledge of NCAA regulations as they relate to softball (specifically in the areas of: recruiting, financial aid, ethical conduct, amateurism, academic eligibility, rules and regulations governing  transfer athletes, and playing and practice seasons;
Must be committed to and understand the role of intercollegiate athletics within the framework of the mission of the University; and
Maintain a high level of personal/professional  integrity


Bachelor’s Degree
Relevant coaching or playing experience
Effective Communication,  Organizational  and Interpersonal Skills
Experience in coaching at the high school or collegiate level

Additional Desirable Qualifications

Master’s Degree
Knowledge of computers


Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **   

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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