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Job Details: Assistant Baseball Coach

Job Title:

Assistant Baseball Coach

Submitted on:

07-24-19

Hours:

Part-time, 10 month contract

Qualifications:

JOB SUMMARY:
Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the
baseball program

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree preferred. Previous successful collegiate or professional coaching experience. Collegiate or professional playing experience and recruiting experience at the collegiate level.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Bachelor’s degree. Previous successful collegiate or professional coaching experience.

Preferred: Master’s degree preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in development and recruitment of qualitystudent athletes including but not limited to: off-campus recruiting, evaluations, contacts, organization of on- campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Manage all facets of the program in coordination with the head coach as directed.
  • Manage workouts and practices as assigned by head coach.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
  • Assist with coaching strategies to maintain a highly competitive program
  • Attend and instruct during all games, practices, weightlifting sessions, conditioning sessions, and individual workouts.
  • Develop and implement an academic monitoring system of all student-athletes.
  • Develop and implement a strength program.
  • Monitoring the student-athletes’ growth within the strength program.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Liaison for the program with the Athletic Training Staff, Admissions, fundraising, volunteer services, compliance, academics, finances, and sports information.
  • Baseball operations as directed by the head coach.
  • Assist in travel for the program.
  • Equipment and gear maintenance.
  • Advise student-athletes in their day-to-day activities and development.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff.
  • Maintain field and facilities.
  • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Other duties as assigned by Vice President of Outreach or his/her designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three References (current addresses and phone numbers)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

OPSU Human Resources