Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is searching for a Head Baseball Coach. The Head Baseball Coach will be responsible for all aspects of managing and directing a NCAA Division II baseball program including but not limited to recruiting and coaching of student-athletes; monitoring student-athletes academic achievement; managing budget; coordinating travel arrangements for team competition; program planning and forecasting; field maintenance; fund-raising; teaching HPE courses as assigned.
Eastern New Mexico University has an enrollment of over 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs, as well as men's and women's rodeo.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred.
Three years of baseball coaching experience required with college coaching experience strongly preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities:
All aspects of managing and directing a NCAA Division II baseball program
Recruiting and coaching of student-athletes
Monitoring student-athletes academic achievement
Coordinating travel arrangements for team competition
Monitoring NCAA compliance of the baseball program
Program planning and forecasting
Teaching HPE courses as assigned.
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA Division II by-laws, rules, regulations, and a demonstrated commitment to compliance. Must become NCAA recruiting certified
Demonstrated coaching skills and mastery of the sport of baseball
Knowledge of progressive teaching and coaching pedagogy including organized practice plans that are routinely well implemented
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
In-depth knowledge of applicable sports and playing rules.
Candidate must be able to work as a team member and be self-directed and be willing to serve as good will ambassador for ENMU Athletics
Proven leadership in the successful fulfillment of baseball coaching responsibilities including; baseball strategies; coaching skills; recruiting; camp operations; fiscal management; fund-raising; organizational/administrative leadership; public relations; sound judgement and problem solving skills
Ability to work well in a highly fast-paced environment and be a team player with the athletic department and the University.
Successful applicant must be of good moral character with conduct consistent with the University and state code of conduct
Working knowledge of NCAA Division II by-laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of baseball field maintenance and equipment/machines.
Familiarity with the Lone Star Athletic Conference.
Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is performed during regular work hours, but will require frequent evening and weekend hours and frequent traveling
Work performed both inside a non-smoking facility and outside with extremes of cold and hot temperature changes, wet and humid conditions.
May have exposure to blood-borne pathogens.
Work is medium in nature that at times requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
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Internal Number: 2019-00072
About Eastern New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University has an enrollment of 6,000 students and is located in Portales, NM. ENMU is the third largest university in the state and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. ENMU sponsors 14 NCAA sport programs with approximately 450 student-athletes, as well as men's and women's rodeo.