The Athletics Department at Messiah College has an opening for a part time Assistant Softball Coach – Pitching. Responsibilities: The assistant coach supports the Head Softball Coach. In that support role, the assistant coach is responsible for helping to operate a program for student-athletes, who have differing abilities and skills that pursues our complementary goals in Athletics of striving for athletic excellence and developing Christian character. Qualifications: Requirements include a BS/BA in appropriate field and 1-year coaching experience; Master's degree, experience playing and coaching in college athletics preferred.
Skills and Characteristics: Ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to their sport; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; ability to be a supportive team player within the Athletics Department and Messiah College; ability to communicate effectively; a working knowledge of computer programs and systems. Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/15783 Messiah College's commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The college has pursued this vision through a strategic planning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position. Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. In accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination (including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975), Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran's status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. All employees are to abide by this policy in order to provide a work environment free from discrimination. The College does not tolerate harassment by vendors, contractors or guests.