About Emmanuel College:
Emmanuel College-a Catholic, coeducational, residential, liberal arts and sciences college in Boston-has been educating critical thinkers, ethical decision makers and community leaders since 1919. Situated in Boston's Fenway neighborhood within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Emmanuel's 17-acre campus is home to nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 70 programs in the arts, humanities, education, natural sciences, business and nursing foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's commitment to educate the whole person and prepare students to emerge as tomorrow's leaders. For more information, visit www.emmanuel.edu.
The Head Softball Coach will support the mission of Emmanuel College through leading and managing the operations the NCAA DIII varsity softball program. The Emmanuel athletics program is an NCAA III member of the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference (GNAC). Responsibilities will include:
Effectively coach, direct, and manage all aspects of the varsity softball programs to include, but not limited to, development of softball skill-sets of women student-athletes; recruitment and retention of student-athletes participating in the softball programs; serving as a mentor to student-athletes; management, leadership, and supervision of practices and all match day activities; management and oversight of softball team travel; nominate softball student-athletes for recognition and awards; monitor team fiscal activities; manage team uniforms and equipment;
Ensure that the varsity softball teams meet all NCAA, GNAC and institutional compliance standards;
Remain apprised of NCAA playing rules updates;
Ensure that the softball program represent Emmanuel in the best possible way on and off of the field, in the classroom, and in the community;
Assist with athletics-sponsored events where applicable;
Communicate regularly with administrators, athletic training staff, support staff, head coaches, assistant coaches, student-athletes;
Serve on appropriate and applicable campus committees;
Engage with Emmanuel softball and athletics alumni/ae and friends of the programs;
Work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse student-athlete, student, faculty, staff, and community population;
Play an integral part in the on-campus recruitment of all student-athletes, including softball student-athletes;
Other opportunities and duties could include assistant athletic director, senior woman administrator, compliance, business operations, contracts, etc. commensurate based on experience.
Our ideal candidates will possess significant knowledge of and proven success in coaching college softball; demonstrated knowledge and adherence to NCAA, conference and institutional rules and regulations; demonstrated outcomes of successful recruitment and retention of quality student athletes; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and to work collaboratively; a bachelor's degree; the ability to sometimes work long hours, including nights and weekends.
Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.
A complete application must include a cover letter, resume, a personal equity statement, and contact information for three references. Your personal equity statement should reflect your values as they relate to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Please include any initiatives you have undertaken and your personal and professional goals as it relates to DEIB.