The Baruch College Athletic Department seeks a Head Coach for the Softball Program. The NCAA Division III Bearcats compete in the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).
Design and implement a training program that advances individual and team performance skills, to support the achievement of the program’s purpose
Advance each student-athlete’s level of knowledge with regard to sport nutrition, biomechanics, exercise science, and sport psychology as it relates to improvement of sport performance
Design a competitive schedule that maximizes athlete development and performance
Recruit high-quality athletes capable of performing at desired levels
Recruit athletes capable of completing the baccalaureate degree and performing academically at levels reflecting program objectives
Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member
Demonstrate master teaching competencies with regard to (a) sport skill instruction, (b) motivation, and (c) coaching skills during competitive events
Relate well to officials, high school coaches, parents, the media, alumni, donors, and the public
Provide strong leadership in the personal development of student-athletes as demonstrated by high standards of behavior and good public speaking skills of all team members
Demonstrate a high level of involvement in the personal and academic development of student-athletes through the support of the department’s academic and personal development programs serving those student-athletes
Manage a cost-effective and administratively efficient sport program
Exhibit good writing and speaking abilities
Train and supervise assistant coaches toward the end of developing head coach capabilities and supporting all program objectives
Adhere to department policy regarding coaches code of ethics
Complete other duties as assigned by the athletic director
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior
Education and Certification Requirements:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree coaching certification from recognized sport governing body
Preferred: Highest level of international sport federation coaching certification
Experience and Competency Requirements:
Two years of softball coaching experience
Demonstrated ability to develop nationally competitive athletes
Demonstrated academic success of previously coached student-athletes
Exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations
Valid Drivers License
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Baruch College is ranked among the region's and nation's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others.
Our campus is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College's more than 18,000 st...udents, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 170 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.
Athletically, Baruch is an NCAA Division III program that competes in the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC).