Franklin and Marshall College
The part-time Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach by providing effective leadership and day-to-day administration for the sport while fostering skill development and teamwork among student athletes.
Primary responsibilities include:
Providing instruction, mentoring and guidance to student athletes to allow them to develop their athletic skills and abilities to maximum potential
Assisting the Head Coach in evaluating athletic ability and performance
Providing assistance in scheduling and organizing games and providing coaching during these games
Assuring that equipment and practice plans are prepared in advance of practice sessions
Assisting in making travel, meal and lodging arrangements for team members during 'away' games
Coordinating practice schedules as requested
Providing assistance to the Head Coach in the recruitment of new student athletes by identifying and maintaining contact with promising student athletes and helping to coordinate recruitment trips
The Assistant Coach must have a thorough knowledge and conscientious adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Title IX and equal opportunity regulations, FERPA, and all applicable College policies and practices.
The Assistant Coach must cooperate with Health Services and Athletic Trainers to assure injured athletes receive proper treatment and understands that all medical decisions related to a student athlete's health and well being is the responsibility of the team physician and Certified Athletic Trainers and all final decisions regarding participation in practice and games lies with the medical staff. All known medical history related to injury or illness must be reported to the medical staff.
Regular attendance at matches, practices and meetings is required.
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Part-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, free access to recreation and fitness facilities for the employee dependent family members, free access to College libraries, plus free or reduced access to most College performances, lectures, and events, on-site professional development workshops, and health and wellness activities. Discounts are available on Lancaster YMCA memberships, long-term care insurance, and the campus bookstore. Medical benefits are not available to part-time employees.
Minimum qualifications include:
At least a bachelor's degree or significant prior experience
Previous coaching and/or softball experience
Superior verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in team relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff, alumni, public and the media
Demonstrated commitment to all facets of student athlete welfare including academic success
Genuine commitment to gender equity and equal opportunity in the athletics and recreation programs and an understanding of the profile of a highly selective liberal arts college
Availability must include morning or evening practices each week and for matches that would take place during evening and weekend hours
The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential
Because this position requires driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Because this position works with minors (non F&M students under the age of 18) please review the link below that includes information regarding the protection of minors. This link also outlines information regarding a mandatory training you must complete prior to working with minors. The online training course
must be completed at least once every two years by faculty, staff and Franklin & Marshall students who interact with minors.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, Pennsylvania ACT 153 background clearances, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Human Resources at (717) 358-3995.
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Located in historic Lancaster, Pa., Franklin & Marshall is a residential undergraduate liberal arts college. Since 1787, Franklin & Marshall College has provided students of high promise and diverse backgrounds with a cooperative learning environment, where professors inspire students to go beyond their expectations. We are an outstanding liberal arts college with a stellar academic program.