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Assistant Softball Coach - Pitching Part-Time - Athletics

Company name
Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, CA, United States

Employment Type

Sports Recreation, Education

Posted on
Oct 16,2019

Valid Through
Jan 29,2020

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APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.

Assist coaching staff in day-to-day operations with the program, including but not limited to coaching, player development, recruiting, scouting, academic support and general operations with NCAA rules.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

2 - 4 years of previous coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience.

Primary Duties/Essential Functions

Assist in the development of sport specific skills. Teach in a classroom environment the basic tenants of the sport’s game plan and skills needed to execute the game plan. Assist in meetings involving personnel.

Assist in developing coaching strategies to enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes in the classroom and in the sport.

Assist in the planning and education of student-athletes in techniques, skills and theory of the sport.

Aid in preparation of scouting reports and evaluations of opponents from video break-down.

Assist in planning of practice sessions and coaching situations.

Ensure student compliance with rules regarding behavior and appearance.

Monitor the conditioning and training of team members in conjunction with athletic trainers and team physicians.

Work cooperatively with university coaches, staff, and faculty and community members.

Recruiting responsibilities include; evaluation and identification of good fit for prospective student athletes by evaluation of skill and academic performance; contact and communication with PSA’s and families; involved in process of official and unofficial visits; maintain relationships with high school coaches, and aiding in major recruiting efforts.

Assist in communication between APU and prospective student athletes in completing all necessary admissions, financial aid, and NCAA compliance items.

Comprehend and operate by standards set forth in the NCAA and APU Manuals.

Aid in education and enforcement of NCAA rules as they relate to documentation and input of information in JumpForward and the NCAA Institutional Request List (IRL).

Aid in discipleship and mentoring of student-athletes.

Attend required department meetings and NCAA rules presentations.

Assist with team travel arrangements.

Assist staff in fundraising, alumni relations, community outreach and ministry opportunities.

Assist in supervision of team equipment.


Sufficient experience to justify coaching, recruiting, compliance, and academic support

Appropriate knowledge of current thinking in areas of sport techniques and strategy, conditioning, fitness, and leadership and program management

Ability to lead, motivate, and minister to student athletes

Excellent communication skills: both oral and written

Responsible driving skills.

Mental Demands

Evidence of a strong commitment to an evangelical Christian philosophy and lifestyle.

Ability to work under pressure, exuding a mature demeanor while multitasking in a deadline oriented environment with accuracy and consistency.

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

Ability to work collaboratively with a team, as well as an independent contributor.

Ability to exercise good judgment and discretionary skills in determining when to act independently and when to consult management prior to taking action.

Self-starter with a positive attitude.

In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.

Physical Demands

Requires repetitive motions and sitting at computer keyboard.

Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

Hearing and speaking on the telephone.

Ability to conduct business at other offices on campus.

Ability to bend, grasp, reach, lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.

Visual Demands

Reading, writing notes, and computer monitor.


Office, indoor and outdoor athletic facilities, various weather and temperature conditions.


Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, Hudl and other sport specific web-based applications.


Grade 5: $16.11 - $20.94/hour

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty, staff, and alumni as they carry out our mission here:

Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Location

Azusa, California, United States

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Azusa Pacific University
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