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Job Details: Assistant Baseball Coach

Job Title:

Assistant Baseball Coach

Submitted on:

June 3, 2021

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

August 1, 2021

Contract:

10 months, part-time seasonal

Job Summary:

The part-time, seasonal Assistant Baseball coach will assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the baseball program. As an Assistant Athletic Instructor, you will be required to teach, tutor, and instruct proper skills and skill development to student-athletes more than 50% of your time. Teaching responsibilities include instruction of physical health, team concepts, and safety. You will spend less than 30% of your time developing effective recruitment strategies, recruiting and following up on prospective students, researching and targeting high school and athletic camps as sources for potential student-athletes, and visiting high schools and athletic camps to conduct student interviews.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level.

Responsibilities:

• Assist in developing and executing recruitment of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
• Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
• Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
• 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.
• Equipment and gear maintenance.
• Advise student-athletes in there day to day activities.
• Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
• Perform field maintenance.
• 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 Head Baseball Coach or 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
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    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