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Assistant Softball Coach

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Last Updated: 7/03/22

Job Description

CONTRACT PERIOD: 10-month, part-time, temporary

POSITION AVAILABLE: August 1, 2022

JOB SUMMARY: Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the women’s softball program. Assist in developing and executing recruitment of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  2. Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
  3. Attend and instruct during all games, practices, weightlifting sessions, conditioning sessions, and individual workouts.
  4. Develop and implement an academic monitoring system of all student-athletes.
  5. Develop and implement a strength program.
  6. Monitoring the student-athletes’ growth within the strength program.
  7. Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  8. Liaison for the program with the Athletic Training Staff.
  9. Equipment and gear maintenance.
  10. Advise student-athletes in there day to day activities.
  11. Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  12. Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures. Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities.
  13. Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  14. Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  15. Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
  16. Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
  17. Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and
  18. Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  19. Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well-being.
  20. Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach or designee

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level. Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

TO APPLY, COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION,

http://www.opsu.edu/Offices/Human_Resources/Job-Listing/?page=details&id=467

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.



Company Details

Goodwell, Oklahoma, United States
OPSU is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. General governance of the institution is in the hands of the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. Academic programs and financial support are authorized and coordinated through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.