Head Coach - Women's Softball - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Head Coach - Softball is responsible for planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training and performance of student athletes, along with fiscal program management. The Head Coach - Softball is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Utah Valley University, the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and the NCAA Division I Program.
-Manages and directs the softball program. Coaches the softball team. Organizes and schedules practice sessions. Directs and supervises the assistant softball coaches.
-Evaluates and recruits qualified prospective student-athletes and ensures timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
-Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed. Coordinates study hall and tutoring.
-Plans coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NCAA and Conference regulations. Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments. Scouts opponents.
-Oversees the strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes.
-Promotes the athletic program through community events, public service, fundraising and marketing. Manages a fiscally sound budget.
-Perform other job related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) AND at least two years of experience coaching softball at the NCAA Division I Level.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of team organization, motivation and strategic decision-making skills.
Knowlege of instructional strategies, techniques and study skills.
Knowledge and understanding of UVU, WAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
Skill in teaching fundamental softball techniques and methods, and in motivating athletes to perform at a high level.
Skill in interpersonal relationships and how to communicate effectively.
Skill in budget preparation, education and record keeping.
Skill in planning and organizing competitions and travel schedules.
Ability to recruit, coach and scout student-athletes to perform at an intercollegiate level.
Ability to design strategies of game plans and coordinate game and practice schedules.
Ability to instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate student course work and classroom performance.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment as needed.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu  

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  • Women's Softball
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  • beautiful mountain location
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter