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Women's Fastpitch Head Coach

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Posting Details

Position Information

Department Name Athletics
Posting Number 1100411
Position Status Supplemental
Internal candidates only? No
Position Type: Supplemental
Pay Basis: Salary
Hours Varies
If Temporary, list end date
If Externally Funded, list end date

Position Summary Information

Position Title Women's Fastpitch Head Coach
Reports To Athletic Director
Campus College Wide
Distinguishing Job Characteristics

The head coach is to coordinate the program for his/her sports. He/she shall be directly responsible to the Athletic Director/Coach for all coaching duties.

Scope of Supervision Assistant coaches and team managers.
Equipment Operated His/her sport related equipment for specific sport.
Confidential Data

Student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.

Working Conditions

Good office working conditions and exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices and observance of general safety, health, and traffic regulations. Typical traffic conditions and hazards when visiting other campuses or other locations.

Usual Physical Demands

The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently stands, walks, and sits. The employee regularly talks and hears when working with staff, students, member of the learning community, the general public and other job contacts. The employee occasionally lifts or moves athletic equipment and other work-related items of varying weights up to 100 pounds or more.


An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: previous experience coaching high school or college age students or a Bachelors degree; Masters degree preferred. Successful experience as high school or college coach preferred.
Applicant must successfully pass required background checks, in accordance with Southern State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

Licensure or Certification Requirements


Salary Range $4,500 Per Season
Essential Job Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards. Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Be familiar with and follow the policies of SSCC as set forth in the handbook.
Hold pre-season meeting with student athletes to discuss philosophy of the program and inform them of responsibilities and regulations.
Supervise assistant coaches; assign their respective duties and responsibilities.
Submit forms to Athletic Director/Coach as required by SSCC…i.e. eligibility roster, players’ addresses, accident reports, etc.
Observe and evaluate total program and make recommendations to Athletic Director/Coach.
Assume responsibility for sportsmanship, conduct, and academic progress of all team members.
Attend coaches meetings and clinics for professional growth.
Issue, collect, inventory, and store equipment. Give a written copy of the inventory and condition of equipment to the Athletic Director/Coach each year.
Assist the Athletic Director/Coach in scheduling.
Submit equipment requests to Athletic Director/Coach for approval and disposition.
Be responsible for public relations and the publicity of the activity through the Communications Department.
Game management – get field or floor ready, assist in having support personnel such as scorers and timers assigned.
Maintains confidentiality of confidential or sensitive records and information.
Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of: SSCC operational policies and procedures; college sports rules and regulations applicable to area of responsibility; sports fundamentals, coaching and team organization and facilitation.
Ability to: plan and drive change to adapt to changing conditions, within scope and limitations of policy and authority; improve processes within scope of authority; build commitment and effectively manage resistance to change; inspire respect and trust; provide vision and inspiration to peers and assigned staff; maintain confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information; apply ethical standards to work situations; make work decisions in accordance with SSCC’s values; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and promote an harassment-free environment; embrace and support constructive change; work efficiently and effectively to improve College operations; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, members of the

learning community and general public; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; treat others with respect as representative of SSCC.
Skill in: verbal and written communications; project management; organization; scheduling; and operation of athletic equipment.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as required by the Athletic Director/Coach.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date 02/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you at least 18 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime?
    • No convictions
    • Yes, convicted of a misdemeanor crime
    • Yes, convicted of a felony crime
  4. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less than one year
    • One to three years
    • Three to five years
    • Five to seven years
    • More than seven years
  5. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (upload unofficial pdf copy)