Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Softball Coach, is responsible for the management of all operational activities of a Division II sports program.
Execute all responsibilities as the Head Softball Coach in a manner that reflects a commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the program, Department of Athletics and Albany State University. Prepare and organize daily practice sessions, game preparation for championship and non-championship segments. Organize and oversee the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, SIAC, University System of Georgia and Albany State University policies and procedures. Supervision and evaluation of interns, assistant(s), and manager and/or work study students. Carry out the goals and objectives of the program. Manage the program's budget and ensure it balances each fiscal year. Coordination and execution of arranging recruitment travel in conjunction with the administration adhering to compliance of all internal and external rules and regulations. Engage in regular consultation with athletic training and other department sports medicine personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes. Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of the students at all times. Assist with tracking the admissions and eligibility process involving recruited student-athletes. Responsible for working collaboratively with the Compliance Officer. Responsible for monitoring and supporting student-athletes academic progress in consultation and coordination with department and institution academic support staff. Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, SIAC, University System of Georgia and Albany State University. Responsible for assisting and supporting the Department of Athletics in administration and operations as deemed necessary by the Director of Athletics. Actively participate and assist in promotional, marketing, public relations and fundraising activities for the program and the department. Actively assist with community engagement activities, including offering camps and clinics, for the program and participate in departmental and institutional community engagement. Promote a culture of sportsmanship. Demonstrate a respect for diversity and cross-cultural differences. Attend and/or participate in all required conference association meetings, events and championships. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
3 years of successful intercollegiate or high school coaching experience
Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.
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