The mission of the NC State University Department of Athletics is to prepare student-athletes to compete at the highest level and to inspire them to be leaders now and for the future by providing the best environment to achieve their athletic, academic, and personal aspirations as well as providing support for the professional development of our coaches and staff, all within the role of the greater institutional relationships to the University.
This position will support the Division 1A Softball Team at NC State University that competes within the ACC and NCAA.
Essential Job Duties:
Assist the Head Softball Coach in the organization of all aspects of a Division I Softball Program with primary responsibility being Pitching Coach. Other responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Adheres to the NCAA and ACC governing policies and procedures. Attends compliance education meetings; demonstrates commitment to both the intent and spirit of applicable NCAA and ACC rules and regulations; demonstrates integrity and professionalism in applying guidelines to individual program. Assists with the scouting and off-campus recruitment of student-athletes, to include assisting with on-campus visits of prospective student-athletes, as well. Assists in coaching and teaching skill-development in student-athletes. Instructs on team philosophy, physical health and safety. Monitors the conditioning and training of student-athletes, in conjunction with the Strength Coach and the Athletic Training staff. Attends coaches’ preparatory meetings. Develops and implements strategies resulting from these meetings. Advises and counsels with student-athletes regarding their obligations to comply with all rules and regulations related to financial aid and eligibility, academic performance, as well as personal conduct Assists in maintaining team statistics. Interfaces, as appropriate, with officials. Participates as needed in public relations activities, to include granting interviews with newspaper, radio and television media, attending press conferences and making public appearances. Assists with planning and coordinating approved fund raising activities, as assigned. Assists with budget preparations. Operates within approved budget allocations. Assists with the development of schedules for practice and competition, as assigned, to include interfacing with departmental administrators and representatives of other schools and conference. Assists with making necessary travel and meal arrangements. Travels with the team and monitors the conduct of student-athletes. Interfaces with Student Managers to ensure that necessary athletic equipment is available for scheduled practices and competitive events and to confirm that they act appropriately when representing the team, both at home and while traveling. Demonstrate consistent commitment to the academic performance, retention and graduation of student athletes.
Other Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach and Administration.
Two years of collegiate softball coaching experience or equivalent playing and skills instruction experience.
A knowledge of and commitment to compliance with ACC, NCAA, and University guidelines are required.
The NCAA Coach’s Certification exam must be taken by all of our coaches annually. The exam must be passed in order for a coach to recruit off-campus. This certification is through the NCAA and is a critical part of the coach’s job.
Valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one prior to the start date.
About NC State Athletics
With more than 35,000 students, North Carolina State University is one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world.NC State is consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 public universities and ranked by Princeton Review as a best value for students. Recently, NC State was recognized as one of the Wall Street Journal’s Top 20 “Best colleges and universities,” as ranked by Fortune 500 company job recruiters.In terms of quality of life, Cary, is a suburb to Raleigh in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle and boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the nation. Due to the low crime rate, for the eleventh straight year, Cary is ranked as the safest city in North Carolina and the entire Southeastern United States.