Xavier University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks applications for a full-time Baseball Assistant Coach. This position assists in direction and administrative oversight of the intercollegiate baseball program relative to successful athletic performance, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, and providing the necessary leadership for a positive competitive environment for student-athletes.
Skills, characteristics and experience
Possess a philosophy of coaching and education that fits the mission of Xavier University and the mission of Xavier Athletics.
Ability to interact and represent Xavier well with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, alumni and media.
Assists in practices and games:
Provides leadership and guidance necessary for a positive competitive environment for the Student Athletes. Is responsible for physical and mental preparation both in season and off season. Works closely with a positional group defensively Helps to implement offensive game plan, with a focus on hitting
Assists in recruitment of potential student-athletes:
Demonstrates an ability to identify, evaluate, and recruit potential student-athletes
Maintains an organized network of players, coaches, and contacts throughout the industry
Displays an ability to follow through on given tasks as it pertains to recruiting
Works with Head Coach to complete administrative details for the sport:
Performs various tasks (travel, scheduling, budgeting) to assist in the operation of the program
Responsible for travel arrangements, funds for travel and assignment of officials when appropriate.
Assists in ordering/cataloging equipment
Works with Athletic trainer, strength coach, sports information director as a liaison
Required Qualifications and Experience:
2-5 year's experience
The employee agrees to have knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, BIG EAST Conference, and Athletic Department rules and regulations
To ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University’s website by December 12, 2018.
Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee
About Xavier University
Founded in 1831, Xavier University is Jesuit, Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its three colleges offer 78 undergraduate majors, 43 minors and 11 graduate programs to 6,646 total students, including 3,961 undergraduates. The University is the sixth-oldest Catholic university in the nation and one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities nationwide.