Head Softball Coach
Job no: 493341
Work type: Full Time
Categories: Administration, Faculty, Staff
Swarthmore College is a member of the NCAA Division III, ECAC and the Centennial Conference. The Department of Physical Education & Athletics is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Head Coach for Softball. The successful candidate will understand the mission of Swarthmore College and the role that intercollegiate athletics plays to support it. The Head Coach will coordinate all aspects of the program including organization, administration, budget management, alumni relations, fundraising, and adherence to Conference policies. The successful candidate will also develop and maintain positive communication with alumni, parents, and friends of the program. Teaching of physical education and an additional responsibility within the department will be expected, as well as other duties as assigned by the director of athletics.
Qualified candidates must possess bachelor’s degree, although strong preference will be given to those who have a master’s degree and head coaching experience. Candidates will have strong recruiting, teaching, and coaching skills and an ability to build and maintain relationships with student-athletes, faculty, administration, and community. Candidates will possess a record of successful leadership in competitive softball, preferably as a head coach, and will understand the role of intercollegiate athletics within the educational framework of a highly competitive academic environment.
To view the position and apply for this position, please visit our employment website at http://www.swarthmore.edu/human-resources/employment. All applicant packets must include an updated resume and cover letter.
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.
The Department of Physical Education & Athletics actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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