The University of Connecticut is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time position of Head Softball Coach. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of a Division I Softball program including coordinating recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; game preparation; supporting the academic staff to ensure academic success of team members; assist with marketing and community involvement; budget management; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and/or Chief Operating Officer/SWA with sport oversight.
Bachelor’s degree; five years of collegiate and/or elite amateur softball coaching experience in a full-time position; demonstrated ability to operate a successful program within NCAA and conference regulations; commitment to the academic success of student-athletes; ability to teach/communicate effectively; demonstrated experience and success in recruiting, talent identification and talent development of qualified student-athletes; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and outstanding organizational, communication, relationship building, and public relations skills.
Three or more years of Division I collegiate coaching experience as a head coach (within the past five years) including demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; and knowledge of the policies, rules and regulations of the NCAA.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please apply online at UConn Jobs, https://jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2019586. Applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019586)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on June 16, 2019.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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Internal Number: 2019586-2276_1560285220
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