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The following positions are open and are currently advertised in a variety of advertising sources.

Interested candidates should apply for the position of interest by following the instructions noted in the posting.
Please submit only the application materials requested in the posting.

If you should have questions about the position, the requirements or the hiring process, please call 417-625-9527.



Assistant Softball Coach

Missouri Southern State University is seeking applicants for one (1) Assistant Softball Coach. This position will assist the Head Softball Coach and Athletic Director in assigned areas. Coaching at practices, coaching at games, teaching proper skills and skill development as well as working individually with student-athletes will encompass at least 50% of this position’s time. Additional duties may include game travel, staff meetings, fundraising, community service and assisting with summer camps or other duties as assigned.  Requires a Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching experience at the college or professional level. Excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong attention to detail and experience in working with a diverse population. Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.

Position is open until filled.Candidate must have valid driver’s license and the ability to meet insurance requirements for driving university vehicles. Submit letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references along with unofficial transcripts to: Resumes@mssu.eduOfficial transcripts are required within 45 days of hire.  Employment requires a successful background check.  

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