Summary: Reporting to the Head Baseball Coach, the Assistant Baseball Coach will be a contract employee. The Assistant Coach will assist in all aspects of the administration of Charleston Southern University’s Division I Baseball program and will understand and embrace the academic and Christian mission of Charleston Southern University, including the role that Athletics serves to support that mission.
Work Performed: The Assistant Coach is responsible for overseeing and assisting all aspects of the Baseball program within rules established by the NCAA. Responsible for preparing and executing plans for both practices and game competition. Assists the head coach, assistant coaches, and student-athletes concerning tactical and technical strategies. Responsible for assisting all recruiting efforts of the program and identifying potential student-athletes to fill needs in order to enhance the program. Responsible for adhering to NCAA rules while executing various aspects of the program’s operation within NCAA rules. Will work with the compliance office to communicate with Admissions and Financial Aid Offices. Assist academic staff to monitor student-athletes' progress in courses to ensure academic progress and ultimately degree completion. Assist the Head Coach on fundraising duties in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and Associate AD for Development. Follow department policies for budget plans for each fiscal year. Additionally, assist in general budget maintenance for the program in conjunction with Associate AD for Business/Administration. Represent Charleston Southern University and the Athletics Department with honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Coaching relevant sport at the collegiate and/or professional level. Working knowledge of Jumpforward or similar software systems. Maintaining strict confidentiality and attention to detail are essential. Must be able to demonstrate Christian character, tact, a positive attitude, courtesy, and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, high-level university officials and the general public. Manage multiple, concurrent projects, and meet strict deadlines. Individual must be detail-oriented and willing to work in a changing environment. Effective written and verbal communication skills to various groups. Must be able to work effectively independently and as part of a diverse team. Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office.
Essential Job Functions: Certain jobs at Charleston Southern University may require specific physical and/or mental abilities and the hiring manager will provide additional information and provision of requests for reasonable accommodation if needed. Regular, on-time attendance is one essential job function of this position.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
This position will remain open until filled.
About Charleston Southern University
Charleston Southern University, founded in 1964 as Baptist College, is an independent comprehensive university located in North Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, the university's vision is to be nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. NCAA Division 1 member of the Big South Conference.