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Assistant Softball Coach

Posted: 06/19/2022

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Job no: 500546
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Assistant Softball Coach
Hours Per Week: Full-time

Job Summary:
Miami University (OH) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. This is a full-time, 12 month position with University benefits. This person will assist the head coach in the organization, management and coaching of a major Division I university softball team. It is expected that this coach carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Miami University athletics and its educational mission and follows all institutional, Mid-American Conference and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance.
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Identify student athletes to be considered for recruitment; determine when and where to recruit prospective student athletes; input in regards to who will be offered scholarships; input regarding roster management; coordinate practice dates/times; train and supervise the team and student manager; provide assistance regarding game strategy; organization of scouting reports; handle travel responsibilities to include transportation, meals and lodging; maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC and University rules and regulations; enforce departmental policies regarding student athletes, training and equipment rooms; monitor and maintain individual student athlete files to ensure compliance with team and University policies; meet with students to discuss coursework demands; assist with equipment and apparel orders and inventory; participate in departmental activities to include service on committees and attend all scheduled meetings and perform other duties as assigned by the athletic administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree. Specialization in pitching--experience with working with pitchers of all skill levels, ability to teach new pitches, enhance mechanics, and teach pitch calling to pitchers/catchers. Someone who handles on and off-field management equally. Network of contacts in primary recruiting areas and an understanding of the complex rules and policies of the NCAA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to demonstrate softball skills, game and training strategies, ability to communicate with and relate well to the female athlete, ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes, ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms. Initiative and problem solving skills. Ability to adapt to an ever changing profession. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment.

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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 23 Jun 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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