General Description: Eastern New Mexico University has a growing enrollment of over 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes, as well as men’s and women’s rodeo.
Position Summary: Under general supervision, responsible for all aspects of managing and directing an NCAA Division II softball program including but not limited to recruiting and coaching of student-athletes; monitoring student-athletes academic achievement; managing budget; coordinating travel arrangements for team competition; program planning and forecasting; fund-raising; teaching HPE courses as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruiting and coaching of student-athletes
Monitoring student-athletes academic achievement
Coordinating travel arrangements for team competition
Monitoring NCAA compliance of the softball program
Program planning and forecasting
Teaching HPE courses as assigned.
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Two years of intercollegiate softball coaching experience required.
Working knowledge of NCAA Division II by-laws, rules and regulations.
A valid New Mexico Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment is also required, as well as the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle in all kinds of weather and road conditions
Successful applicant will be encouraged to seek CDL passenger bus license endorsement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA Division II by-laws, rules, regulations, and a demonstrated commitment to compliance. Must become NCAA recruiting certified
Demonstrated coaching skills and mastery of the sport of softball
Knowledge of progressive teaching and coaching pedagogy including organized practice plans that are routinely well implemented
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
In-depth knowledge of applicable sports and playing rules.
Familiarity with Lone Star Conference and the Southwest region
Candidate must be able to work as a team member and be self-directed and be willing to serve as good will ambassador for ENMU Athletics
Proven leadership in the successful fulfillment of softball coaching responsibilities including; softball strategies; coaching skills; recruiting; camp operations; fiscal management; fund-raising; organizational/administrative leadership; public relations; sound judgement and problem solving skills
Ability to work well in a highly fast-paced environment and be a team player with the athletic department and the University.
Successful applicant must be of good moral character with conduct consistent with the University and state code of conduct
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is performed during regular work hours, but will require frequent evening and weekend hours and frequent traveling
Work performed both inside a non-smoking facility and outside with extremes of cold and hot temperature changes, wet and humid conditions.
May have exposure to blood-borne pathogens.
Work is medium in nature that at times requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Essential Functions:[As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]
Application Review Date: Open until filled
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check. Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records. Letter of interest Resume Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click https://www.enmu.edu/about/public-documents/title-ix/coordinator . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to Patrice.firstname.lastname@example.org. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu
About Eastern New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University has an enrollment of 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes, as well as men's and women's rodeo.