Develop, promote, and supervise all facets of an established Division II softball program within the guidelines of the NCAA, NSIC, and St. Cloud State University. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Coaching: practice planning and game preparation to include scouting, video analysis, practice and game scheduling, organization of team travel. •Recruiting: talent identification and evaluation, correspondence, assistance with admission process •Budget development and management, including athletic scholarship allocation •Student-athlete development: mentoring to include individual and team dynamics, team rules and conduct, leadership development, commitment to safety and well-being of student-athletes •Academic monitoring of student-athletes; commitment to degree progress and graduation •Public relations: represent St. Cloud State as the face of softball in the softball community, engage in media and speaking engagements, advance relationships with supporters and local youth organizations, create effective professional working relationships with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public •Fundraising: foster community and alumni financial support for the program, assist with University and athletics campaign fundraising priorities, engage in Department of Athletics events to cultivate and steward alumni and friends, manage program fundraising activities including special events and camps/clinics Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree Progressive coaching experience, including at least two years as a head/assistant coach or equivalent applicable experience Evidence of ability to manage all aspects of a collegiate softball program Evidence of ability to recruit talented student-athletes to Division II program Knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations Commitment to academic success of student-athletes Evidence of a valid driver's license, or ability to acquire a legal driver's license or qualify for a reasonable accommodation Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree at time of application Experience coaching at the collegiate level Familiarity with recruiting and scouting software Familiarity with strength and conditioning philosophy and techniques Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication both orally and in writing Evidence of strong organizational skills, including basic accounting practices College and/or professional playing experience
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