Head Coach - Baseball [ID: 4746]

St. Petersburg College
St. Pete / Gibbs

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Compensation:46,226.34 - 50,268.00In Review:Mar 21, 2022Openings:1PeopleSoft ID:1223 Formal review of applications begins: Mar 20, 2022Department:AthleticsLocation:St. Pete / GibbsPosition Summary:

Typical Essential Duties

  • Supervises and coaches at intercollegiate competition as appropriate;
  • Ensures compliance with all required FCCAA and NJCAA rules and regulations;
  • Directs training and practice program(s) for the team(s);
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate team conduct;
  • Keeps individual and team statistics and records as required;
  • Supervises the academic progress of team members, and arranges for special assistance necessary to improve the likelihood of students' academic/career success;
  • Develops schedules and support budget recommendations within guidelines;
  • Makes travel arrangements for team within available resources;
  • Drives college vehicles to and from activities as needed;
  • Advises students concerning the choice of academic courses to meet their goals;
  • Refers students to counselor for any problem which needs to be examined other than academic, such as vocational testing, personal counseling, etc.
  • Assists students in registration process.
  • Fosters academic excellence in teaching and learning;
  • Serves the college through any of the following: (a) committee membership, (b) curriculum development, (c) development of innovative instruction, (d) sponsorship of student organizations, (e) representation of the college in professionally related community activities, and (f) special projects;
  • Supports college extracurricular functions;
  • Maintains currency in teaching field(s) through professional development and scholarly activities.

This is a stand-alone classification in the Coaching series. The classification is responsible for planning and directing the activities of an athletic team with a coaching staff of four or more full time employees. Responsibilities may include supervising a staff of full-time and part-time coaches; and performing the duties of the lower level.



Bachelor’s degree in a related field to assigned area. Master's degree preferred.


Successful professional, college and high school coaching background required.Seven (7) years coaching experience in area of responsibility.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.


  • Considerable knowledge of the type of sport assigned.
  • Managerial principles;
  • Athletic principles;
  • Sporting skills in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Principles associated with nutrition, training, biomechanics, and body types;
  • Instructional methods;
  • Collegiate athletics rules, regulations, and requirements;
  • Budgeting principles;
  • Public relations principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.


  • Leadership skills and mentoring ability a must;
  • Ability to coach and lead a team.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the work of employees;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Instructing student athletes on skills and strategies in assigned athletic area;
  • Evaluating athletic facilities for safety and maintenance requirements;
  • Applying college rules, regulations, and requirements;
  • Implementing public relations initiatives;
  • Evaluating athlete strengths and weaknesses;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


  • Positions in this class typically require: balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to blood and other bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, and travel.


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency


Manages and coordinates staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations




Manages the day-to-day activities of assigned athletic team, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating projects, processes, procedures, systems, and/or standards; ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards; and monitoring and maintaining equipment, supplies, and materials.




Instructs student athletes on specific sporting skills on an individual and/or team basis, both on the practice field and in the classroom, which includes: determining most appropriate teaching method; providing athletes with adequate information on workouts, cross training, collegiate regulation compliance issues, and other applicable items; facilitating drills; reviewing videos; evaluating performance; and performing related duties.




Recruits student athletes and determines the academic probability of a student’s success by evaluating academic credentials, performance, and personality; offers scholarships to student athletes when probability of success meets specified criteria.




Engages in public relations and community outreach activities, including sponsorship and fundraising activities, which includes: participating in community sporting activities; soliciting funds and sponsorships from local businesses, alumni, and community members; and performing related activities.




Monitors an assigned budget; manages financial expenditures for assigned athletic program.




Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

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