Full-time, 10 month, annual renewable position. The Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of the softball program; assisting with public and media relations efforts; recruiting players; monitor student athletes academic progress; assisting in organizing and supervising practice and off season programs; assist in fundraising, other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree; excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; personal commitment to integrity of the athletic program and the concept of the student-athlete, commitment to diversity and inclusion and student engagement, knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations and basic computer skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference given to candidates who have a Masters or advanced degree; NCAA Division II recruiting experience, 3-5 years collegiate coaching experience and basic computer skills.
The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) is dedicated to equitable and inclusive education as well as to its access mission as a land-grant university. With an enrollment of 1,800 degree-seeking students spanning on-campus and online programs, UMN Crookston serves the highest proportions of first generation, low-income, rural, and adult learner populations within the University of Minnesota system. The racial diversity of the student body is significantly higher than that of the region, and UMN Crookston is strategically committed to expand this advantage by further diversifying its faculty, student affairs staff, and student body. As a part of its commitment to comprehensive equity and inclusion, UMN Crookston is a leading educational provider for college students from rural communities, and the university partners with several regional high schools to offer non-degree dual-enrollment courses for high school students. Approximately 750 of UMN Crookston’s degree-seeking students complete courses on campus, two-thirds of whom live in the university’s exceptional residence hall facilities.
Located in the growing college town of Crookston, Minnesota, UMN Crookston prou...dly carries on a tradition of over a century of educational service to northwestern Minnesota. UMN Crookston delivers educational programs that build upon a broad academic foundation and combine theory, practice, and hands-on experimentation. Since 1993, UMN Crookston has equipped all on-campus students and faculty with laptop computers leveraging the most current technology resources to enhance the student/faculty experience. Among its largest academic programs are majors in equine and animal science, agronomy, management, marketing, healthcare management, and communication. UMN Crookston has received national recognitions for the value of its education, affordability, and impact on social mobility. U.S. News recently named UMN Crookston as its top “Midwest Top Public Regional College.”