BASEBALL HEAD COACHXavier University, a Jesuit Catholic institution, seeks applications for a full-time Baseball Head Coach. This position provides 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.RequirementsSkills, 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.•A proven record of success in NCAA Division I program(s) as a recruiter, assistant coach and/or head coach.Conducts 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.•Organizes team meetings for distribution of Athletic information forms, sports information forms, NCAA Student Athlete statements and drug policy.•Maintains regular contact with Sport Administrator with regard to transportation, field/court preparation and condition, budgets and game preparation.Provides for academic support and retention for Student Athletes•Meets with Academic Advisor to assure eligibility of Student Athletes•Monitors academic progress of Student Athletes (academics are first priority).Assures compliance with NCAA and BIG EAST Conference rules and regulations•Communicates regularly with Compliance Officer concerning admissions, eligibility, playing and practice seasons, rosters, recruiting and any other procedures relating to the sport.•Maintains team roster and reports changes throughout the season to Compliance Officer.Works with Sports Administrator to complete administrative details for the sport•Confirms regular seasons schedule, practice schedule and field assignments.•Responsible for travel arrangements, funds for travel and assignment of officials when appropriate.•Discusses and determines cash requirements for budgets and cash advances with Associate AD: Business and Finance.•Meets with Sports Information Director to review needs and procedures for the season.•Confirms with Trainer regarding team physicals and health/injury issues.•Coordinates end of season meetings with Sports Information, Academic Support, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning, and Marketing.The employee agrees to have knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, BIG EAST Conference, and Athletic Department rules and regulationsTo ensure consideration, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references on Xavier University’s website http://www.xavier.edu/working-at-xavier/. This position will remain posted until filled.Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee
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.