The Department of Athletics at Kutztown University invites applications for the position of Head Baseball Coach. Kutztown University is an NCAA Division II member institution which competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). The Head Coach is responsible for all phases of the baseball program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes, academic success of student-athletes, game preparation and strategy, supervision of assistant coaches, scheduling, organizing camps and clinics in support of Kutztown athletics, fund raising, adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, and general administrative duties. In addition, the Head Coach will be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals, and mission of the University, NCAA Division II and the institution's Intercollegiate Athletics program as well as adherence to Departmental, University, Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.
Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of coaching experience in the sport of baseball. Demonstrated ability in skill development, staff supervision, general administrative duties, and an understanding of NCAA rules compliance desired as well as, prior successful experience in recruiting qualified student-athletes, fiscal management skills, and excellent organizational and communications skills. Candidate must complete a successful interview.
Rules knowledge and coaching experience at the NCAA DII level preferred.
Head coaching experience preferred
Internal Number: 2019-0053
About Kutztown University
Comprising five colleges - Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Graduate Studies - Kutztown University offers a diverse range of excellent academic programs to prepare individuals for successful careers.Located on 325 acres in Kutztown (population:4,500), the university is 20 miles from both Reading and Allentown, 90 miles from Philadelphia and 100 miles from New York City. LVI International Airport is 25 minutes from campus. The campus is in a beautiful rural Pennsylvania Dutch community, an easy walk from the borough of Kutztown which has ample stores and shops to meet the needs of students.Currently, 10,193 students are enrolled at the university from 26 states and 51 nations. About half of the undergraduates live in residence halls; the rest live at home or in nearby apartments. A well-rounded program of athletic, cultural, and social events and activities satisfies nearly every taste.We have 330 full-time faculty members and boast a favorable 19:1 student-faculty ratio. Sixty percent of our faculty have doctorates, 39% earned master's degrees and 1% have bachelor's degrees.Kutztown University is accredited by Middle States Association... of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSACS); professionally by the National Council of Teacher Education and National League of Nursing.Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors oversees the State System which includes Pennsylvania's fourteen public universities. The Council of Trustees is the local governing body for Kutztown University. The Officers of Administration for the University are the President and members of the President's Cabinet.