Head Softball Coach/Student-Athlete Programming

Massachusetts, United States
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

HEAD SOFTBALL COACH/STUDENT-ATHLETE PROGRAMMINGAthletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) Intercollegiate Sports, to manage all facets of the softball program. This will include administration and budget management; alumni stewardship; recruiting; scheduling competitions, team travel, and weekly practice sessions; advising students; and assuring compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. Will also assist with student-athlete programming in areas such as leadership, diversity and inclusion, and student-related special events.  

A full description is available at https://studentlife.mit.edu/full-job-descriptions. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least one year of coaching experience, preferably at the college/university level; a bachelor's degree (master’s preferred); proven ability to influence and collaborate with student-athletes; willingness to learn and collaborate as part of a team; appropriate certifications in first aid, CPR, AED, and biohazards or ability to acquire within an appropriate timeline and before the start of the competitive season (per NCAA regulations); and administrative and computer skills.  Demonstrated engagement with student-athlete well-being or programming desirable, as are writing and graphic design experience and proven experience recruiting to a highly selective institution.  Job #16710

This is a full-time, ten-month, benefits-eligible position.  Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.  

Applications will be accepted until November 16, 2018. 

Application material should include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.