This role functions as an Assistant Softball Coach in a multi-site University System of Georgia college. GHC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, NJCAA (Division 1). Reporting to the Head Softball Coach, this position will assist the head coach of the softball team in all aspects of the program.
- Identifies and recruits potential student athletes
- Performs on-court instruction and player development
- Conducts and supervises off-season conditioning programs
- Monitors student athletes’ progress and implement strategies to ensure academic and athletic success with an emphasis on sportsmanship, integrity, a competitive spirit and academic success
- Performs administrative duties such as travel and camp coordination and execution
- Conducts and supervise in season strength and conditioning program
- Assists the Athletic Director with game management duties as assigned
- Assists the athletic retention coordinator with the monitoring of student-athlete academic progress
- Promotes athletic programs and events to the campus and community; raise funds in conjunction with the Office of Advancement and the President’s Office
- This role is designed by the institution as a Position of Trust
- Performs assigned duties in a manner consistent with the mission, goals, and core values of the college
- Maintains sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds
- Associate's degree in field relevant to position and one to two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Successful recruiting experience with a proven record of success in athletics and student academics
$25,000 - $26,500
Required Documents to Attach
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial transcripts if applicable
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- General knowledge of intercollegiate athletics at the NJCAA level
- Strong knowledge of NJCAA rules and regulations or ability to learn and retain quickly
- General knowledge of Title IX regulations
- General knowledge of FERPA guidelines
- Working knowledge of psychology, sociology, and leadership theories
- Knowledge and experience with fund raising methods
- Knowledge and the ability to apply technology to athletic program management
- Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of fitness equipment
- Knowledge of athletic field, and athletic area maintenance
Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.
We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees.
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Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity institution, Georgia Highlands College is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, promoting and educating persons without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Any individuals requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application, selection or employment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources at 706-802-5136. GHC expects successful applicants to share this commitment.