State University of New York at Oswego — Intercollegiate Athletics – Head Softball Coach

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Head Softball Coach.  This is a full-time, ten-month coaching position.

Posting Date:  July 2, 2019

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-April-2019.pdf  or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/ 

Date of Appointment: August 15, 2019

Description of Responsibilities:  Management of all aspects of a competitive Division III softball program including coaching, recruiting, and program administration. 

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • All aspects of coaching and administration of a Division III Softball program.
  • Recruiting athletically and academically qualified student athletes.
  • Organizing, scheduling, and conducting practices and competitions.
  • Encouraging a commitment to academic excellence.
  • Managing budget and fundraising for the softball program.
  • Ensuring program compliance with all college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Secondary departmental administrative assignment to be performed in support of programs and the department.  Such assignment will be determined by the strengths, skills and experience of the successful candidate. 

In addition, the Head Softball Coach candidate will be expected to possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment
  • Previous coaching and/or playing experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of the sport’s skills and strategies.
  • The ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to the college.
  • Commitment to student-athlete success and to a competitive Division III Athletics program.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Minimum of two years collegiate coaching experience.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three references listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to: 

http://oswego.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=112531

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:

Eric Summers, Search Committee Chair
eric.summers@oswego.edu

Criminal background check required prior to appointment.

Files must be complete (all documents requested and required in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts required at time of appointment.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Description of Department: The Oswego State athletics department sponsors 24 intercollegiate varsity sports as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC).

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked 11th among public master’s-level universities in the 2019 “Top Regional Universities in the North” by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review’s Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast – an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003. 

Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. 

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity across the entire campus community. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy, https://www.oswego.edu/title-ix/non-discrimination-policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. 

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing hr@oswego.edu.   

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery): https://www.oswego.edu/police/annual-report.

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Further policy details, including education and cessation resources, can be found at: https://www.oswego.edu/human-resources/sites/human-resources/files/tobacco_smoke_free_policy_final.pdf

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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