MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Associate's Degree and two (2) years directly related work experience as a Graduate Assistant or as an Assistant Softball Coach/Head Softball Coach in junior college or a four-year institution.
PREFERRED: NCAA or NJCAA experience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will:
Assist the Head Softball Coach in managing and directing the softball program.
Assist the Head Softball Coach with all aspects of the team including daily, on-field practice, conditioning and weight room workouts, game day competition, and scheduling of fall and spring games.
Organize and maintain accurate inventory by using related software or spreadsheets and entering data required for softball equipment and uniforms.
Assist the Head Softball Coach or greenkeepers/groundskeepers with the maintenance of the softball field and facility.
Coordinate travel arrangements by contacting a travel agency or logging into the websites for hotels, transportation companies or any other company associated with the travel industry and book reservations for the Head Softball Coach and team.
Organize and complete all required paperwork including but not limited to Payment by Check Requests for officials and compliance forms such as weekly time logs.
Assist the administration with alumni relations and scholarship fundraising.
Assist the Head Softball Coach with recruiting including calling prospective student-athletes, evaluating high school and junior college players, and maintaining accurate records and databases on the NCAA's Compliance Assistant program.
Support and participate in the department's commitment to community service.
Work cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the University positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.
Complete other assigned administrative duties.
Attend seminars, conferences and other professional development opportunities.
Coordinate facility needs of visiting teams.
Collaborate with other entities on campus.
Perform data entry as needed onto the athletics website.
Be responsible for covering any athletic events that the Head Softball Coach is unable to attend as the photographer on site and any other duties as assigned.
Be responsible for field scheduling, field maintenance and on site game administrator for high school regular season games, playoff games, summer select games and any showcases the Temple College field may host.
Be the contact person for setting up all volunteer work in the community that the softball team is involved in.
Oversee the distribution, care and return of all softball equipment at all times during the season.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:
Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and visitors to the campus.
Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Temple College is a comprehensive community college offering an array of educational opportunities. Founded 1926, Temple College has enjoyed an excellent academic reputation for over 90 years, and is nationally recognized for excellence in its programs from the visual and performing arts to competitive athletics, and has become one of the premiere institutions in the state for education and training of health care providers. The faculty and staff are committed to providing exceptional quality instruction.