Hendrix College invites applications for the position of Head Softball Coach; a full-time, 10-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics. The College seeks a coach to lead its competitive softball program who will work cooperatively with students, faculty, and staff across the Hendrix Community to advance and promote excellence. This position will work to support the overall mission and vision of Hendrix College.
This position will be responsible for leading all facets of the softball program. The primary emphasis for this position is the recruitment and retention of qualified student–athletes, and to lead in the administration of a competitive NCAA Division III softball program.
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Preference will be given to the candidate who has playing and head coaching experience at the intercollegiate level in softball who can demonstrate a proven ability to recruit quality student-athletes who fit the academic profile of the current student body.
The candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with faculty and staff, as well as other members of the College community.
The successful applicant must be able to clearly and concisely articulate the values of a liberal arts education along with the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student –athletes.
About Hendrix College
Hendrix, founded in 1876, is a selective, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing experiential learning in a demanding yet supportive environment. The college is featured in the 2011 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 376 colleges, was identified as the nation’s top “Up and Coming” liberal arts college for 2012 by U.S. News and World Report, and is ranked among 49 “Best Buy” colleges by the 2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884.
Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.
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