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Assistant Baseball Coach


TITLE: Apply Assistant Baseball Coach
Athletics
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 10-01-2021
REPORTS TO: Athletic Director
SCHEDULE: Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility, including many evenings and weekends.
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Baseball Coach is responsible to the Head Baseball Coach and Director of Athletics for the organization, supervision, coaching, and recruiting of all aspects of a Division III baseball program that upholds LeTourneau University philosophy and objectives. 

Essential Function - Assist the Head Baseball Coach with: 

  • Providing leadership and instruction in the academic, athletic, and personal development of student-athletes at LeTourneau University.
  • Ensuring compliance with the University, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
  • Recruiting and retaining highly skilled student-athletes for the baseball team consistent with the LETU philosophy and standards.
  • Assisting in scheduling, planning, and management of home and away baseball contests.
  • Assisting in creating and providing documents, reports, and information required for the baseball program and department functions.
  • Assisting in monitoring the academic progress of members of the baseball team.
  • Assisting in skill training, practice organization, and recruiting for baseball.
  • Representing LeTourneau University in public relations and marketing activities that promote the baseball program and community relations.
  • Performing other duties as requested by the Head Coach and the Director of Athletics

 Desirable Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: 

  • Ability to utilize information technology and display computer skills.
  • Skill in communicating effectively in oral, written, and electronic means.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and Conference regulations and guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively counsel student-athletes on requirements for personal, academic, and athletic participation.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with employees, other agencies, and the public.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Skill in public relations that build, support, and promote the program to the internal and external community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a particular baseball skill, if not several. Ability to effectively teach the game of baseball.Ability to throw batting practice.Skill to recruit and retain highly skilled student-athletes in the sport of baseball.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The ability to conduct practices on the court is required.  The ability to work extended hours outdoors in varying weather conditions is required.  Physical demands are moderate to high based upon method and requirements.  Standing, walking, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 60 lbs. regularly are common.  Job includes considerable travel during the week and weekends throughout the season.  Early morning, evening, and late-night hours are typical to the position.
QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning. Required: Bachelor's degree; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; good verbal and written communication, comprehensive writing, and organizational skills; a proven record of integrity, high moral principles, and demonstrated skill; successful recruitment of high skill level student-athletes with acceptable graduation rates.  Preferred: Master's degree preferred with a minimum of one year college and or playing experience at the college level; if a candidate has obvious turf management qualifications, they will be highly considered; solid understanding of player development and recognition of talent.

SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefits package, including medical and life insurance and a contribution to a retirement program.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.