POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The assistant softball coach will help foster a distinctive culture in competitive athletics that commissions student-athletes to impact the world for Christ. The primary purpose is to support the head coach’s involvement in coaching. Examples of support would be in the areas of recruitment, camp/clinic organization, scouting, practice instruction, weight training, discipleship, etc.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
Team members and coaching staff will strive to reflect the athletic department core values: Love for God, Love for Others, Integrity in Conduct, Excellence in Effort.
Coordinate team travel
Mentor and spiritually motivate players
Assist with day-to-day program operations
Establish communication with alumni
Manage the program’s social media
Softball camp/clinic administration and organization
Coordinate mission trips
Other duties assigned by the head coach
Maintain a commitment to NCAA, Conference, and University rule compliance.
Report any NCAA, Conference, and University rule violations to the compliance coordinator.
Understand that violations of NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
UNIVERSITY DOCTRINAL POSITION: All job applicants should be aware that Cedarville University is a private religious employer which holds specific doctrinal positions. All employees of Cedarville University must be in full agreement with the doctrinal positions of the University and agree to live by workplace lifestyle standards. The University reserves the right to refuse or discontinue employment to any individual who does not agree with the doctrinal positions of the University or abide by the General Workplace Standards and Community Covenant. Employees are to meet the general hiring expectations of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Employees are further expected to maintain membership and service in a local church of like faith and practice to the University's doctrinal positions, consistent with the University's Church Membership Expectations.
High character qualities: enthusiasm, dependability, creativity, motivation, flexibility and integrity
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with coaches, student-athletes, parents and others
Knowledge of NCAA DI or DII preferred (as athlete or coach)
Self-motivated with initiative and work ethic
Ability to work with limited supervision
Have access to/use of a personal vehicle
REQUIRED MENTAL/PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Must be able to drive school cars/vans
Must be able to attend to details and deadlines
Must be able to keep on task in the midst of surrounding activity and have several tasks ongoing simultaneously
Must be able to lift objects of 25 pounds
Must have knowledge of and ability to use email and Microsoft Word
Must have, or obtain, current American Red Cross Standard First Aid certification or AHA Heartsaver First Aid certification.
Work is performed in an office environment
Periodic interactions with inclement weather due to the nature of the position
About Cedarville University
Cedarville University, an exceptional Christian university in Southwest Ohio. As one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest, Cedarville University attracts 4,550 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887 for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville is recognized nationally as a Baptist college with caring, authentic community; rigorous and Christ-centered academic programs; strong graduation and retention rates; intentional focus on the Gospel; accredited professional and health science majors; and leading student satisfaction ratings. Cedarville University has been honored as one of the top-ranked Christian universities granting bachelor’s degrees and a "best college" for studying the Bible. Cedarville University academic teams regularly win or rank in the top tier of national and international competitions. Cedarville is also recognized among the best universities in Ohio. The Yellow Jackets compete in the NCAA Division II Great Midwest Athletic Conference.