Assistant Softball Coach

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description

Job Summary

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

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Proposed Salary

$25,000 - $26,500

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • 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
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