Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Relevant coursework/formal training required.
Prior coaching experience, college level experience including recruiting and camps/clinics preferred.
Academic advising experience preferred.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, knowledge of and commitment to student athlete development and demonstrated knowledge of baseball.
Knowledge of computer information systems including social media platforms.
Knowledge of NJCAA rules and regulations.
Must have experience or related experience in supervision of young people.
Job Summary: Assume the primary lead with respect to the coordination of the recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Recruit off-campus and conduct evaluations and home visits. Coordinate campus visits for potential student-athletes. Insure program compliance and reporting relative to recruitment activities. Assists the head coach in the coordination of administrative areas of program management including, but not limited to, scheduling of competitions and practices, travel plans, equipment. This person will also assist with the maintenance of the baseball grounds. Possession of or willingness to acquire a CDL preferred.
Work Performed: Coordinate activities through the Head Baseball Coach.
Assist Head Coach in recruiting, instructing and retaining highly skilled student-athletes for the baseball team.
Provide instruction to baseball student-athletes on the fundamentals, details and strategies of baseball as assigned by the Head Coach.
Adhere to all policies and regulations of the Director of Athletics and NJCAA.
Council student-athletes in sport participation, personal development and academics.
Assist in monitoring student-athletes academic progress.
Assist the head coach on varsity game days.
Responsible for maintenance of baseball grounds and surrounding areas as assigned by head coach, including summer fieldwork (water/mow/weed-eat/trash pickup, etc.).
Responsible for maintenance and supervision of the Multi-Purpose building, weight room, and locker room as assigned by the head coach.
Assist with summer try-outs as necessary.
Assist with annual baseball camps and activities as assigned.
Assist with fund-raising activities throughout the year. This includes week night and weekend activities.
Serve as the recruiting coordinator for the baseball program. Includes overnight, weekend, and out-of-state travel.
Supervise baseball equipment.
Attend all games and practices as directed by the head coach.
Observe players while they perform to determine need for individual or team improvement.
Coach players individually or in groups, demonstrating techniques of the sport.
Scout opposing teams as assigned.
Dress act, and represent Indian Hills Community College appropriately at all athletic events, practices, and activities.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Other duties as assigned.
About Indian Hills Community College
Indian Hills Community College is a comprehensive two-year community college in Southeast Iowa with campuses in Ottumwa and Centerville. The college offers an arts and sciences curriculum, instruction in over 40 technical programs, and an extensive customized learning program.