Ohio Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions within this classification)
Student-Athlete Skill Instruction; Team and Game Preparation: Teach all basic and advanced skills required in the sport of Softball during individual skill sessions, team practices, as well as the strength and conditioning sessions.
Develop and implement of sound and safe practice plans for both individual skill sessions and team practices that successfully prepare the student-athletes with the fundamentals in the sport of Softball, as well as the strength and conditioning sessions.
Develop a comprehensive and strategic meet plan for each scheduled contest throughout the season. This includes, but is not limited to, the evaluation of upcoming opponents, preparing a scouting report for the student-athletes and making adjustments to the game plan during the contests.
Administrative Responsibilities: Organize and coordinate of a wide variety of administrative tasks which include, but not limited to; team travel, meet scheduling, budget preparation, office administration, academics (retention, graduation, GPA's, academic coaching, study tables), compliance, facility usage, public relations, marketing, style guide, fundraising, community engagement, fall-winter-spring summer camps and other daily operations for operating a successful intercollegiate program.
NAIA Rules Compliance: Be responsible for knowledge of, and adherence to all NAIA rules and regulations pertaining to but not limited to recruiting, eligibility, and general operation of the program.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
According to Ohio Christian University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the OCU Community Lifestyle Statement.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s preferred)
2-4 years of playing/coaching at the college level
Successfully pass all NAIA and University requirements for employment
Skills and Abilities:
Strong public speaking skills that connect with 18-22-year old athletes
Strong administrative and organizational skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to network with other coaches to continue growth professionally
Ability to successfully recruit a full roster each season (mission fit student athletes)