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Assistant Softball Coach- Pitching or Catching
Simmons University


Date Posted Nov. 1, 2019
Title Assistant Softball Coach- Pitching or Catching
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Athletics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services
 
 


Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Job Summary
This is a part time, exempt position; responsibilities include assisting head coach with all aspects of practice/game preparation, game coaching, individual skill development (pitching) and game strategy; implement all University, Department and athletic conference bylaws, policies and expectations.

Essential Functions:
  • Attendance at practices and games;
  • Assist in teaching sport skills- goalie individual skills and game strategy;
  • Conduct practice drills independently;
  • Assume bench coaching duties as defined by Head Coach;
  • Ability to run sport specific drills and provide technical feed back to individual athletes;
  • Excellent communication skills in teaching;
  • Provide feedback to Head Coach on game strategy;
  • Practice and game planning with Head Coach;
  • Communications: implement team goals, team expectations; provide individual and team feedback in a positive and constructive manner; ability to take initiative and act independently under the guide of Head Coach;
  • Ability record statistics during practice and games;
  • Support Head Coach in all team aspects;
  • Assist in team administration and operations where needed.


Supervision Received:
  • Reports to the Head Coach


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required and/or related work experience;
  • Driver's license required;
  • Must be willing to travel;
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends;
  • Previous coaching and playing experience required; preferably at the collegiate level.

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter


Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Assistant-Softball-Coach--Pitching_R06191

Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.
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