| Georgia Tech has an exciting opportunity for a Softball Head Coach to support Georgia Tech Athletics. Our NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics program is one steeped in history and success, while embracing strategic innovation. Tech fans are passionate about their support of their beloved Yellow Jackets and embrace the many traditions involved with the program. The Georgia Tech Athletic Association sponsors varsity intercollegiate athletics competition in 17 sports for the Georgia Institute of Technology. |
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century. Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.
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Job Purpose: The Softball Head Coach provides strategic leadership and direction for a Georgia Tech Athletics sports program, and is at the forefront of building an environment that inspires and empowers student-athletes to be champions in academics, competition, and life.
Key Responsibilities: Actively participate and collaborate as a member of GT Athletics coaching leadership. • Provide oversight and leadership for assigned sport program. • Evaluate individual and team strengths and develop strategies for skill improvement. • Supervise all games, scrimmages, and practices or delegate the responsibility to an appropriate staff member as needed. • Plan and supervise programs for student-athlete training, conditioning, nutrition, and safety, in collaboration with support staff such as the Director of Sports Medicine, Team Physician, and Player Development Coach. • Provide appropriate discipline for student-athletes for violations of team, GT Athletics and Institute rules or regulations, or conduct impacting upon team matters, team policies or the reputation of GT Athletics. • Manage the recruiting program for sport program student-athletes and recommend students for athletic grant-in-aid scholarships from GT Athletics. • Direct sport program student-athletes to the appropriate resources for assistance regarding financial aid, academic advisement, and general student needs provided by GT Athletics or the Institute. • Oversee expending operational resources budgeted to the sport program in a manner consistent with GT Athletics policy. • Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the sport program. Cooperate with the Athletics compliance office regarding NCAA rules and policies, including reporting requirements. Monitor activities of all program members, and make a determined effort to ensure that staff are aware of all available compliance resources. • Cooperate with the Athletics drug education and testing program in adherence with Institute and NCAA rules and policies. • Cooperate with GT Athletics administration in monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes to facilitate pursuit of a baccalaureate degree. • Oversee staff activity relating to public relations and promotions for the sport program, and support the Communications and Public Relations department in the preparation of sport program materials and resources. • Partner with The Alexander-Tharpe Fund in fundraising efforts to support the sport program and GT Athletics, including encouraging contributions. • Oversee the preparation and update of the equipment inventory for the sport program in partnership with the equipment manager. • Carry out all responsibilities involved in the management of direct reports. • Represent GT Athletics in a positive and professional manner with Institute partners, fans, donors, alumni, and intercollegiate athletics organizations such as the NCAA and ACC. • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with key internal and external constituents. • Exhibit the Georgia Tech Athletics core values of character, excellence, teamwork, and innovation. Promote these values throughout the organization with a focus on fulfilling the GT Athletics mission. • Perform other related duties as assigned by the sport administrator or Director of Athletics