Brown University — Assistant Coach, Softball

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for the Assistant Coach, Softball position.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

This is a part-time position assisting the Head Softball Coach and First Assistant Softball Coach in all phases (coaching, recruiting and administrative duties) of the Brown softball program.

Entry into the candidate pool requires the following:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One to three years collegiate coaching experience at the high school level and/or collegiate playing experience; collegiate coaching experience preferred.


  • Ability to recruit top caliber student-athletes within NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Written and oral communication,
  • and computer skills needed.
  • Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for softball, and the ability to coach and motivate.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Ability to react quickly, shift priorities when needed and to work in a deadline-driven environment, to manage multiple priorities, and work with sometimes constant interruptions.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, DMV

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Assistant Coach, Softball

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 8

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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