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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
June 11, 2023

Salary Range

Job Location
St Catharines

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
July 1, 2023

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

This position is part of the

Part-Time Contract Positions (Employee Group)

One of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities and a Top Employer in Hamilton-Niagara, Brock University is an inclusive, welcoming campus community that offers a wide range of unique career opportunities for those with passion, energy and expertise. We’re looking for team members who want to help us continue to deliver an exceptional student experience, perform impact-driven research and generate life-changing breakthroughs for our world. Ignite new possibilities for your career. Break through at Brock.

Post End Date:

Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .

June 12, 2023

The Head Coach, Women’s Softball will oversee a university varsity program that consists of up to twenty (20) student-athletes and a coaching staff of up to three (3) assistant coaches and support staff if applicable. The Head Coach, Women’s Softball shall personify the values of Brock Sports, exemplifying equity, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of student-athlete development in a safe sport environment.
Start Date: August 1 (administrative), training & competitive season begins in September
Competitive Season End Date: October 31
Expected Hours: 9 hours per week, plus competition days during season
This position is a part time 12 month renewable contract. Candidates must be available evenings and weekends during the competitive university sport season September 1 through to October 31.
Please note, this position is a stipend-based position.
A Day in the Life…

Reporting to the Associate Director, Brock Sports, and on a daily basis is responsible to the Manager, Varsity Operations, the Head Coach, Women’s Softball shall perform all coaching duties consistent with the operation of a successful varsity sport program including:

  • In collaboration with the Manager, Varsity Operations, designs and implements a sport annual plan that positions Brock University to achieve provincial prominence. The annual coaching plan shall include: team selection, personnel management, team goal setting, tactical and technical preparation, scheduling, practice planning and game preparation, team building, athlete management, athlete performance evaluation and feedback, program evaluation and maintaining ongoing regular contact to ensure support of student-athletes;
  • Develops and implements the overall sport schedule (including training camps, tryouts, practices and team functions) and monitors/ensures all logistical/operational team components (including travel administration) align with budget/expense and team revenue generation targets within the financial plan;
  • In collaboration with the Manager, Varsity Operations, the coach shall prepare a program plan that creates and evaluates program performance targets and evaluation measures;
  • Ensure diligent integration and communication with Brock Sports Medicine and Sports Performance support staff as needed;
  • In collaboration with the Manager, Varsity Student-Athlete Services & Compliance, ensures participating student-athletes meet all necessary and required eligibility regulations as set out in the Brock University, Brock Sports, Ontario University Softball (OUS) rules and regulations and assists student-athletes with non-academic student-athlete supports as required;
  • Remains current with knowledge, trends and practices that are necessary to build and maintain a competitive program. Attends OUS league and coaches’ meetings and ensures compliance with all league regulations;
  • Collaborates and maintains positive relationships with other sport governing bodies and associations at the local, regional, provincial, national and professional levels to enhance the sport for both the University and the Niagara Region;
  • In collaboration with Brock Sports staff, promotes and implements enhancements to the women’s softball program through fundraising and alumni initiatives;
  • Maintains strong communication with the Student-Athlete Academic Support Coordinator in monitoring and assisting student-athletes with academic progress.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum NCCP Competition Introduction Certified status or equivalent, working towards Competition Development Certification;
  • A minimum of two (2) years coaching softball at a competitive level, at the college, university, provincial or national level, or equivalent, with a proven record of integrity and demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student-athletes both academically and athletically;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of softball coaching systems, tactics and strategies to teach, coach and prepare student-athletes to compete at their highest level;
  • Completion of NCCP Safe Sport, Make Ethical Decisions, Anti-Racism in Coaching, Making Headway in Sport and a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required;
  • Knowledge of OUS rules and regulations and policies, and knowledge of Brock’s academic system is an asset;
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
  • Understanding of Canadian anti-doping policies;
  • First Aid and CPR certification is preferred; Mental Health First Aid training is an asset;
  • Proven exceptional organizational, communication, interpersonal and administrative skills;
  • Flexible and responsive to changing needs in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract.

Please include in your application: cover letter with position title, resume/CV, and a list of three (3) references (including both email and phone contact information).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University recently paused its COVID-19 vaccination and mask requirement although masks are still required in instructional spaces. This decision is subject to change on short notice should the public health situation require it. If the University once again requires all employees working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students, or members of the public to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination.  Those who meet specific and limited medical or human rights accommodation criteria may be required to participate in rapid antigen testing and enhanced screening protocols.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy Please advise:  to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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