Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Assist Head Coach with all facets of the baseball program. This position will work with our hitters and a defensive positional group which will be determined based on the candidate's skills. Experience working with catchers is preferred, but not required. Other primary responsibilities include the nationwide recruitment of top student-athletes, developing scouting reports, running camps, assisting with travel arrangements, practice planning, summer ball placement, professional development and other duties assigned by the head coach
Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Primary Responsibilities (75%):
Player Development (50%)
develop practice plan for hitters and defensive position group
provide individual and team instruction to student-athletes
provide individualized coaching/mentoring to student-athletes
assess student-athlete skill attainment demonstrated during practice, competition, and in films of both practice and competition
develop scouting reports for game day preparation through video analysis
determine specific daily practice activities that will be conducted by student-athletes
develop instruction for individual student-athletes and specific team needs
determine pre-competition activities that will be conducted during days of competition
collaboration with coaching staff, athletic trainer and strength coach
attend workshops and training sessions for the purpose of researching methods to provide student-athletes with training and instruction on: rules, fundamentals, team concepts, physical health, safety, skill attainment, conference rules and regulations
consistent communication with prospective student-athletes through phone calls, text messages and emails
consistent communication with high school and travel coaches in New England and beyond
on-campus tours with prospective student-athletes
significant travel, especially during the summer months
promoting, organizing, and running camps
Secondary responsibilities (25%)
Administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to (10%):
collaborating with coach to develop annual goals for the program
ordering and organization of team apparel and equipment
effectively communicating with coaches, prospects and parents
tracking academic progress and providing counseling as appropriate
assisting with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities
Bachelor's degree required
Ability to throw batting practice
Prior experience instructing and coaching, preferably at the collegiate level
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required
Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged
This is a part time, exempt level position which will extend until June 30, 2021.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.
In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)