The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operations of the softball program. The candidate will work closely with the coaching staff and athletic administration to promote Harvard Athletics’ mission of academic integration and competitive excellence in division one athletics.
The main duties of the position include administrative support, general operations, and travel management. •Operations include the assistance of the overall administration of the softball program. Management of facilities (softball field, hitting pavilion, softball locker room, softball offices) •Travel management coordination which may include booking and confirmation of hotels, ground transportation, itinerary organization, and meals for all home and away contests. The supplementary duties of this job entail recruit data entry, video, equipment, and Alumnae communication and coordination. •Recruit data entry includes learning and managing the recruiting database of ARMs, coordinate with camp website on registration/issues for any and all camps, and assist coaches with recruitment travel plans. •Assist marketing, communications and video support staff with program promotional activities. •The candidate will assist in video recording of practices, scrimmages, and in-season games •Equipment duties may include apparel and equipment inventory and coordinate the repair and replacement of practice equipment. •Some Alumnae communication may include database update, the development of a electronic newsletter; communication, and assisting with events. •Other responsibilities may include banquet organization, senior day festivities, and online auction assistance.
Bachelor’s degree required
Knowledge of softball
Exceptional organizational and communication skills
Ability to take initiative and flexibility
Knowledge of NCAA Division I softball rules is helpful
Additional Salary Information: Interested applicants should send an e-mail outlining their interest and qualifications along with their resume and references to Head Coach Jenny Allard (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Harvard University Softball
Harvard is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission is to educate citizens and citizen-leaders for our society. The College is a residential institution of nearly 7,000 undergraduates and is located in Cambridge, MA. Harvard is deeply committed to the intellectual, social and personal transformation of its undergraduates during their four years at Harvard. The Department of Athletics offers 42 varsity programs for men and women, more than any other Division I school in the United States.
Harvard employees have access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and hundreds of web-based learning programs. Our benefits package is superior and provides multiple options for the health and well-being of our employees. Being located in Cambridge is a distinct advantage, since Cambridge is a lively, multi-cultural city adjacent to Boston, which is an undisputed hub of college and university life in the U.S.
We actively seek and welcome applications from diverse candidates and from those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society.