The Department of Athletics at Kutztown University invites applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. Kutztown University is an NCAA Division II member which competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). The Assistant Coach is responsible for administering and/or assisting with the administration of all areas related to the success of a softball program within the Division II intercollegiate program – recruiting, discipline, management, budget administration, scheduling, scouting, summer sports camp, NCAA compliance, student affairs and academics, equipment management, training and strength development. Specific responsibilities include all aspects of recruiting, academic achievement of the student athletes, skill development, practice, games and scouting. Program promotion, public relations appearances and media-related activities are expected as well as participation and coordination of fund-raising activities. In addition to softball coaching responsibilities this position will also serve as the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) advisor.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For full consideration please submit by August 16, 2019: a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and contact information for five references All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation. No phone calls please.
Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.
5 years relevant college coaching experience required
Demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student-athletes for athletic and academic success
Preference will be given to candidates with 5 years experience working with female athletes and pitchers
Experience playing at the college level is preferable as is experience with recruiting at the Division II level or higher
Preference will be given to candidates who have a familiarity with regional recruiting, and have experience with the operation of camps, clinics and other fundraising events
Internal Number: 2019-109
About Kutztown University
Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association... of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet.