Assistant Softball Coach

Position Description

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. Approximate start date of July 14, 2019.


Demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to comply with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association and the University. Recruit highly qualified student-athletes consistent with the standards of a competitive NCAA Division II softball program and the academic standards of the university. Develop and implement training plans and conduct practices for specific event groups. Work with athletic training and strength training & nutrition staffs in developing and implementing off-season conditioning programs. Promote the general health and safety of team members. Assist in home contest management, team travel and monitoring of team members’ academic progress. Participate in departmental fund raising, promotional and public relations events including campus and community outreach and engagement projects. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach and/or Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Experience as a softball coach or softball athlete at the college level is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree is preferred
  • Coaching experience at the collegiate or secondary level is preferred

Additional Information

Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,200 students annually. The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: . Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents and is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. For more information see:

Application Instructions

Electronic submission only. Interested and qualified applicants should upload in electronic format (MSWord or PDF format) a letter of interest, full resume, and contact information of at least five references. Applications will be reviewed immediately. First consideration will be given to those applications received by June 24, 2019. Position is open until filled. A criminal background check will be required for employment.

  • Job Type: Unclassified
  • Job Category: Staff
  • Department/Office: Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Appointment Duration: 12-month
  • Tenure earning: No
  • Required Background Checks: Criminal
  • Who can apply: Anyone Interested
  • First consideration: 06/24/2019

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Position number: 200003684
E-appoint tracking number: INATH010829S
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