The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for assistant baseball coach specializing in coaching pitchers. The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in the management and coaching of an NCAA Division I baseball program. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting with operations management (e.g., program development, budget, equipment, camps, marketing, public relations, fund raising), recruiting as permitted by NCAA rules, planning team practices, conducting individual workouts, and other duties as assigned. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (working and extensive). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent).
Successful coaching experience (typically 2+ years) at the NCAA Division I or professional level and/or head coaching experience at any level of college baseball.
Extensive experience effectively coaching, training and developing pitchers at the collegiate or professional level.
Ability to work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Proven ability to successfully identify and accurately assess the talent of baseball athletes at an elite level of the sport is highly preferred.
Knowledge of and commitment to comply with NCAA rules and regulations.
Demonstrates extensive proficiency and ability to:
utilize a video analysis system
encourage and motivate student-athletes through effective analysis, feedback, and use of effective diagnostic/coaching techniques;
maintain productive, long-term relationships with staff, students, coaches of prospects, and patrons.
Terms of Employment: This is a 100% time position at a competitive salary with full University of Iowa benefits.
Application Procedure: To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #71212. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Why Iowa?” to learn more.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
The University of Iowa is a comprehensive public university committed to high-quality teaching, research, and service. Founded in 1847 in Iowa City, Iowa, as the state's first public institution of higher learning, the University enrolls more than 30,409 students and offers several top-ranking programs. Iowa fans enjoy Big Ten and NCAA Division I action for 22 Hawkeye varsity squads, including 12 women’s and 10 men’s teams.