St. Edward's University invites highly qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Baseball Coach. The successful candidate will assist the university in meeting specified goals of the mission statement and athletic department through the professional management of the baseball program. The goals of this position are to:
Provide opportunities and support for SEU student-athletes to achieve academically and athletically at the highest level and provide programming and resources that help build life skills.
Provide every opportunity for the baseball program to compete for Heartland Conference Championships every year,
Operate with quality and integrity in the athletic department's role as a focal point for school identity and spirit,
Support the community through public service.
ResponsibilitiesA successful candidate will assist the Head Coach with coaching and administrative duties for the baseball program.
Actively assist in the planning and direction of the overall practice strategy.
Make strategic decisions in contest situations and run aspects of the practices, including: instructing team members in game strategies, techniques, and strength and conditioning
Assist in the overall recruiting strategy and implementation of evaluating, identifying and recruiting quality student-athletes; written and telephone correspondence with prospective student athletes
Assist with scheduling contests and equipment purchase and organization.
Assist in oversight of team travel keeping budget considerations in mind.
Chronicle and report NCAA required data to the athletic compliance office.
Travel nationwide for competition and recruiting.
Perform game/facility management and other administrative duties as assigned by Director of Athletics.
Baccalaureate degree, preferably in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or Exercise Science; Master's Degree preferred.
Successful background in coaching and/or playing baseball; preferably at the NCAA level.
Ability to successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within two months of hire.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, administrative, and organizational skills.
Basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the university, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at SEU.
Should possess high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required for selected candidate.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
About St. Edward’s UniversityFounded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward’s University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,800 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward’s community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world.