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Posting Date:  1.14.2020                                      Posting End Date:  2.28.2020

Position:  Softball Head Coach                           Department: Athletics

Status: Full-time, exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal Softball Head Coach will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Promote and administer a Division II softball program
  • Provide leadership in the coaching, scouting, planning and executing all phases of the softball program and related activities, on and off the field
  • Coordinate and recommend softball athletic-related financial aid through the Director of Athletics, with final approval by the Director of Financial Aid
  • Direct and coordinate softball related selection and recruitment of student-athletes
  • Counsel softball student-athletes on personal matters and work to ensure their academic success and timely graduation
  • Maintain an inventory of all softball equipment and supplies
  • Recommend softball related equipment and supply purchases
  • Prepare and make budget recommendations to the Director of Athletics
  • Represent the University and its softball program to the community and alumni
  • Work within the framework of the SIAC (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) and the NCAA Division II philosophy of athletics
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or the President of the University


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Effective communication, computer, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Relevant coaching or playing experience
  • Experience as a head coach at the collegiate level


Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies o unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn:  OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama  36088

Email Address:  |  Fax: 334.724.4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.