Responsible for assisting with all aspects of coordinating and coaching the Kaskaskia Softball Team.
Reports to the Head Softball Coach, who reports to the Director of Athletics, who reports to the VP of Student Services, who reports to the President.
Qualifications for Position:
Associate degree (preferred) or high school degree/equivalent with at least three years of softball coaching experience for students 12 years old or above
Previous coaching experience
Strong public relations and communication skills (verbal & written).
Proficiency in organizing and planning
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to teamwork, process leadership, and consensus
Sound decision-making skills
Possess strong leadership qualities
Commitment to the community college mission
Demonstrated commitment to supporting and participating in student activities and college events
Valid Illinois State Drivers License
Competency with basic Microsoft and Outlook functions
Assist with the development of a competitive Softball team appropriate for the community college level
Assist with monitoring the scholarship program in accordance with College policies
Assist in coordinating the use of KC athletic facilities
Assist Head coach with recruiting as assigned
Assist with inventory and ordering equipment, pursuant to College procedures
Understand and abide by NJCAA and Great Rivers Athletic Conference rules and regulations
Attend all appropriate GRAC and Region XXIV meetings as assigned by Head Coach
Assist with monitoring academic issues with players
Assist in coordinating transportation for away games
Uphold the positive image of Kaskaskia College by exhibiting professional conduct at all times
Perform instructional/student success and related duties as assigned
Assist with community relations functions as well as publicity i.e. social media
Support fundraising activities for athletic programs
Assist with support organizations for athletics
Assist in monitoring athlete housing
Assist in ensuring compliance with student athlete code of conduct
Work as part of overall athletic team to develop and improve athletic programs
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Carry out assigned duties independently and with minimum supervision. Consultation with Head Coach and Athletic Director available as needed.
Expected to follow all College policies and procedures as well as all local, state, and federal laws. Also expected to adhere to and foster development of Kaskaskia College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, responsibility and fairness.
Position will have daily contact with athletes, students, and other College employees and will have frequent contact with the community and external agencies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Extensive travel required. Flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends required.
RE: Assistant Softball Coach SS082823
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College.