Assistant Softball Coach - Mercer University - Macon, GAResponsibilities:This position will assist in the recruiting of prospective student athletes and will specifically coach pitching student athletes. Will also assist in scheduling of contests and travel arrangements; participate in athletic development and fundraising. Will assist in monitoring academic progress and provide leadership for all aspects of the program. Will report and work with the first assistant coach.Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and prior softball coaching experience in pitching are required. Successful coaching/teaching experience at the college level or above and/or pitching experience at the college level are highly desirable. The candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and be able to work effectively with staff, faculty, and other members of the campus and community.Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.Applicants will need to attach a cover letter and a current resume to the online application at https://www.mercerjobs.comAA/EEO/Veterans/Disability
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. With more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges on campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah; three medical school sites in Macon, Savannah and Columbus; and at four Regional Academic Center...s around the state, Mercer is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading institutions by such publications as U.S. News & World Report, which in 2014 named Mercer as the No. 1 Best Value in the South. Our more than 71,000 alumni are making important contributions to their professions and communities throughout Georgia, the Southeast and the world. Mercer University is an NCAA Division I institution and competes in the Southern Conference. The mission of the Mercer University Athletic Department is to develop well-rounded student-athletes academically, athletically and socially. The program is committed to integrity, sportsmanship and equal opportunity for all students and staff. For more information about Mercer University, please visit us online at www.mercer.edu. To view all employment opportunities, visit the employment site at www.mercerjobs.com.