Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Head Softball Coach. This position reports to the Associate AD and is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful softball program. Duties include: recruitment of skilled and academically qualified student-athletes and monitor academic progress and eligibility. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices sessions. Develop, implement, and evaluate game plans and strategies. Serve as leader, mentor, and role model to student-athletes. Prepare team schedule, participate in public relations/media activities, and fundraising initiatives. Oversee team travel and other administrative processes/procedures. Responsible for budget preparation and management. Select, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches. Ensure compliance with all necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.
Minimum of five (5) years coaching experience in intercollegiate softball or related experience. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must be highly motivated, an energetic self-starter, have sound judgment, and decision-making ability along with attention to detail.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1756. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.