Career Opportunities


Assistant Women's Softball Coach

Posting Date

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Assistant Women's Softball Coach
UW System Title:  Assistant Coach

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Head Women's Softball Coach and will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of running a successful Division I Women's Softball program.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recruitment of student-athletes through observation of ability and talent in accordance with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Horizon League, and UW-Green Bay.
  • Provide technical expertise and utilize sound coaching methods aimed to improving the athletic performance of student-athletes.
  • Assist with the monitoring of student-athlete academics.
  • Assist with planning and supervision of in-season and out-of-season practice sessions, both team and individual practices.
  • Assist with scouting of opponents and creation of a game plan for each game.
  • Assist in fund-raising for the women's softball team and athletics department; attend fundraising events as requested by Head Coach and Director of Athletics and/or their designee.
  • Participate in marketing and promotions activities to generate fan support.
  • Participate in promotional and public relations events deemed necessary by Head Coach, Director of Athletics, and/or their designee.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and student-athletes.
  • Comply with all NCAA, Horizon League, UW System, and UW-Green Bay rules and regulations.
  • Display professional sportsmanlike conduct during athletic events.



  • Bachelor's degree at time of application
  • 1 year of softball coaching experience or 4 years of playing experience


  • Coaching experience
  • Working knowledge of NCAA and horizon League rules and regulations

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

This position requires significant travel and a varying schedule that includes nights and weekends.
Position is a full-time Limited appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Assistant Women's Softball Coach"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.