Head Softball Coach
Eastern Illinois University - Charleston, IL

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Eastern Illinois
University, a NCAA Division I member institution and member of the Ohio Valley Conference, is seeking applications for the position of Head Softball Coach.

The Head Softball Coach will be responsible for the management and administration of all phases of a varsity intercollegiate softball program and team, operating within the guidelines, rules and regulations of the University, Conference, and the NCAA, including the supervision of the Assistant Softball Coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: scheduling practice sessions in and out of season, actively seeks to develop new performance methods and strategies, presents annual budget requirements to the A.D. and is accountable for expense compliance and the administration of the sport's budget. The Head Softball Coach will also manage team travel, and coordinate recruiting activities. This position is responsible for the selection and training of qualified assistant coaches with the approval of the Director of Athletics and in accordance with all University personnel and affirmative action programs and procedures. The Head Coach will also direct and manage assistant coaches, delegate and prioritize administrative responsibilities, and conduct annual coaching staff evaluations and recommend merit increases to the A.D. as appropriate. The incumbent will maintain continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and Departmental rules and regulations and cooperate fully with the Compliance Director to insure all staff members are familiar/in compliance with all rules and regulations governing their conduct. Perform other duties as assigned by the sports supervisor and/or Director of Athletics.

Qualifications include the following: Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred. Substantial collegiate softball coaching experience required, preferable at the NCAA Division I Level. Proven ability to lead and manage people. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport. The ability to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievements. Proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes. Compliant with all NCAA, conference and university rules and policies. Must be willing to relocate.

All application materials must be sent as PDF or Word documents to: Head Softball Search c/o LeAnn Daubs at lrdaubs@eiu.edu . The application file must include a letter of interest, current resume, and three current references including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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