Charleston Southern University Athletics has an opening for a Head Softball Coach. This individual will direct all aspects of the administration of Charleston Southern University’s Division I Softball program. The successful candidate will understand and embrace the academic and Christian mission of Charleston Southern University, including the role that Athletics serves to support that mission.
Job Responsibilities: •Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding to ensure team compliance with NCAA, Big South Conference, and institutional rules and regulations; •Direct practice, team competition, and game scheduling; •Recruit and retain student-athletes that will advance the competitive and academic success of the Division I program; •Organize and develop a competitive playing schedule including Conference and Non-Conference opponents that minimizes missed class time; •Oversee, maintain, and provide structured managerial techniques and consistent communication with team and department; •Prepare budget recommendations and manage annual operating budget; •Represent Charleston Southern University and the sport program at community and fundraising events; •Represent Charleston Southern University and the Athletics Department with honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times; and •Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: •Working knowledge of Jumpforward or similar software systems; •Communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written channels; •Maintain strict confidentiality and attention to detail are essential; •Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint; •Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy, and discretion in dealing with trustees, faculty, staff, students, high-level university officials and the public; •Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people; •Exercise independent judgment in complex and new situations; •Manage multiple, concurrent projects, and meet strict deadlines; and •Detail-oriented and willing to work in a changing environment.
About Charleston Southern University
Charleston Southern University is an independent comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. This suburban coeducational institution with liberal arts and professional curricula offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university was founded upon the principle that students should have an opportunity for a quality education under the guidance of Christian faculty. The university promotes academic excellence in a Christian environment.The university aims continuously to increase the academic quality of its students. Students currently are drawn primarily from the Southeastern region of the United States and pursue a broad variety of careers in the arts and sciences, as well as business, education and nursing.The South Carolina Baptist Convention founded the institution in 1964 as the Baptist College at Charleston. The campus is located 16 miles from the city of Charleston within the city limits of North Charleston. The institution changed its name to Charleston Southern University in 1990 to reflect the offering of graduate programs.Charleston Southern University forthrightly avers the validity and applicability of Christian tr...uth and values to public, private, individual and corporate activities. Thus, the University seeks to employ only employees who have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; who are committed to the Christian faith; whose faith is reflected in Christian witness through their employment, and their interaction with students, colleagues, and the general public; who will maintain active membership in a local Christian church; and who will be committed to the integration of faith and learning.