Neumann University is accepting applications for an Assistant Softball Coach. Primary duties include assisting the head coach in the planning and execution of practices, recruiting quality student-athletes and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree required, knowledge of NCAA Division III policies and regulations preferred, and good interpersonal skills are a necessity. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Franciscan mission of the University.
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Softball Coach
DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: Athletics and Recreation
REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics and Recreation
BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for providing assistance to the Head Coach in the day-to-day operations for the softball team.
SCHEDULE OF WORK: Seasonal/Temporary; Hours may be adjusted as University necessity mandates.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Demonstrate an appreciation for and understanding of the Catholic Franciscan tradition and values of Neumann University.
Assists the Head Coach in all aspects of the program and other related activities.
Assists the Head Coach with equipment and uniform management, and team travel arrangements.
Willing and able to conduct the duties as a member of the Neumann University athletics staff in full conformity with NCAA, Atlantic East Conference and ECAC regulations.
Responsible for knowledge of all conference and association regulations.
Subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, if found to be in violation of any NCAA, Conference or ECAC regulations.
Attends all games and practices and ensures the safety of the student-athletes.
Attends all meetings, games and practices as scheduled by the Director of Athletics and Recreation or Head Coach.
Ensures that the conduct of the team members and staff reflects the desired image of Neumann University.
Attends annual athletic banquet and prepares a presentation for banquet.
Recruits quality student-athletes to Neumann University in accordance with University and NCAA policies.
As a visible agent of the University, the highest standards of conduct, attitude, confidentiality, and appearance are expected in all aspects of performance.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation and Head Coach.
Assist and support all levels of administration in achieving the University’s mission and strategic objectives by bringing an efficient approach to evaluating, mitigating, and monitoring risk management assessments.
Understands and adheres to all applicable safety policies and procedures including safety education, accident preventions and safe work environment.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Athletic Director, Head Coach, Students and their families, Faculty,
Neumann University, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, is a Catholic institution of higher education in the Franciscan tradition.
Neumann University educates a diverse community of learners based upon the belief that knowledge is a gift to be shared in the service of others and that learning is a lifelong process.
Neumann University strives to be a teaching university of distinction, providing innovative, transformational education in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. Neumann RISES on the core values of Reverence, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Stewardship and lives the actions which these values inspire. Neumann’s curriculum promotes thoughtful and ethical leadership in service and response to a global and technologically complex world.
CORE VALUES - RISES
Neumann University, a Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, promotes the following Core Values as integral to all academic programs, services, partnerships, and co-curricular activities.
We honor as sacred the worth and dignity of each person.
We celebrate our relationship as sisters and brothers w...ith one another and all creation.
We create a compassionate, welcoming, and reconciling community.
We speak the Truth in Love.
We act fairly, honestly, and ethically at all times.
We accept responsibility for the consequences of our actions.
We serve with humility, compassion, and love.
We challenge unjust structures and work for social transformation.
We embrace service as a life-long commitment.
We perform to the best of our ability the responsibilities entrusted to us.
We practice cooperation, rather than competition, in the quest for excellence.
We foster academic achievement through a strong, teaching-learning community.
We receive gratefully, use carefully, and share generously the resources available to us.
We care for creation as a sacred Gift from God.
We promote Catholic Social Teaching by working for peace and justice.