Head Baseball Coach/Assistant to the Athletic Director

Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) is seeking candidates for a 12-month full-time, benefit eligible position to work as the Head Baseball Coach.  As the Head Coach, the incumbent will oversee all phases of administering the NCAA Division III Baseball program.  As the Assistant to the Athletic Director, the incumbent will be responsible for overseeing Open Recreation and facility rental events, as well as overseeing the hiring paperwork and scheduling of student employees for the Athletic facilities.

Athletics

Head Baseball Coach

 

  • Plan, organize and oversee recruiting efforts with prospective student-athletes: attend recruiting events, recruit evaluation, emails/mailings/phone calls, on campus visits.  Review recruiting reports from Assistant Coaches and discuss with Admissions Office and Athletic Director. 
  • Hire and supervise assistant coaches and support staff.
  • Coordinate with the strength and conditioning staff to develop appropriate athlete conditioning curriculum.
  • Plan and lead daily practice sessions for student athletes while developing assistant coaches’ skills for assistance. 
  • Build and provide individualized development plans for student-athletes which foster growth athletically, academically, and socially.
  • Oversee and schedule compliance meetings, ensure appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, and monitor eligibility of student-athletes in the program
  • Other administrative reporting will include scheduling, expense reporting, and budget management, equipment inventory & request of necessary purchases.
  • Oversee the coordination of summer camps and clinics, coordination of all fundraising activities and alumni outreach.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of the NWU baseball leadership values, and insure that short and long term objectives are in line with program goals.

     

Assistant to the Athletic Director

  • Coordinates Open Recreation for Campus. Responsible for the planning, administering, coordinating, and evaluating the operations for the Open Recreation Program including but not limited to: recruiting student employees, training, and supervision and evaluating all undergraduate staff as well as overseeing the upkeep of the fitness equipment
  • Coordinate facility rentals
  • Bachelor's degree; or equivalent certification
  • 2 - 4 years of related experience coaching Baseball at the collegiate level 
  • Demonstrate expertise in all aspects of coaching student-athletes and a commitment to the highest ideals of leadership, sportsmanship and academics 
  • Ability to coach and recruit highly skilled student-athletes
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and success in working with a variety of persons that will build strong, long-term relationships with team members, students and stakeholders.

    Must be able to multitask and manage several projects that may be ongoing during the same time.

    Have exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills to produce complete and accurate work and manage production activities.

    Demonstrated critical thinking, time management, and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.

  • Be able to work with minimum supervision and handle pressure situations.

    Be flexible, able to prioritize tasks and meet scheduled and unscheduled deadlines.

DOQ/E

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.

To apply, please upload or provide a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references at the following URL: https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Full consideration will be given to applications received prior to May 31st.  NWU will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.