Assistant Baseball Coach/Intern

Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Assistant Baseball Coach/Intern

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Key Responsibilities :

Juniata College invites applications for a 12-month, intern level, Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach. Juniata is a co-educational, liberal arts college, highly regarded for its academic excellence. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; on field coaching and instruction, the recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scouting and game preparation, academic monitoring, and the administration and organization of camps and clinics. Collateral responsibilities in support of the Athletic Department will be assigned and are an essential function of the position. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication skills and the ability to successfully recruit high quality student-athletes in a rigorous academic environment is a must. Knowledge of and adherence to Juniata College, NCAA Division III, and Landmark Conference rules and regulations are required. This is a 12-month position that includes a monthly stipend, room, board, and full benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Primary Role:

Assist with all facets of the Men’s Baseball program including, but not limited to, recruiting, scouting, player and team development, team travel, camps and clinics.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

· Serve as recruiting coordinator—maintain database, manage communications and prospect information, generate and update recruiting calendars and schedules, , evaluate and communicate with PSA’s, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes.

· Organize and coordinate all team travel including team meals, hotel arrangements, securing practice sites/times, team travel needs

· Assist with all aspects game preparation including scouting as required.

· Assist with practice preparation and organization.

· Assist with off-season program evaluations and preparations.

· Assist with in-game strategies, adjustments, and decision making.

· Assist with on-field and in-practice teaching, coaching, demonstration.

· Conduct individual workouts and skill development sessions.

· Serve as program liaison with the Strength and Conditioning and Sports Information staffs.

· Assist with planning and preparation for all summer camps.

· Ensure adherence to the rules, regulations, and policies of all governing bodies—Juniata College Athletics, Juniata College, Landmark Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association.

· Participate in overall administration of the Athletics Department by representing the office as requested and cooperatively assisting colleagues. This includes attending all mandatory department activities and functions, membership on department and campus committees, and participation upon request in enrollment, fundraising, and/or promotional events.

· Support athletic operations and essential functions, as assigned by the Associate
Athletic Director for Operations and Game Management.

· Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director/Head Baseball Coach.

Juniata College believes in and embraces the liberal arts and as such, we encourage and seek mutual benefit through diversity of thought and approach which enriches our academic community, as well as the lives of our students and colleagues. Juniata College is committed to creating a welcoming community supported by relationships based on collaboration and mutual respect. We endeavor to create an inclusive learning environment where members with different perspectives and backgrounds can learn, contribute, and thrive. Please join us…AA/EOE

Position Qualifications:

· Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules, regulations, and the Division III philosophy.

· 1-3 years of coaching or playing experience at the college level.

· Demonstrated ability to teach, strategize, recruit, manage, and represent a highly competitive college baseball program.

Supervision Required/Given:

Receives direct supervision from the Head Baseball Coach. Works collaboratively and supportively with other individuals and groups. Hires, trains, and supervises student managers, providing specific direction and oversight of assignments and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

See position qualifications.

Physical Demands:

To promote and sustain the health and safety of our campus community, Juniata College has adopted a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for all Faculty, staff and students. Exemptions to this mandate will be considered for bona fide medical, and religious reasons. Weekly testing will be required for the unvaccinated. Those granted exceptions for reasons other than approved medical or religious exemption will be assessed a monthly testing fee.

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Working at Juniata College 

Juniata College's mission is to provide an engaging personalized educational experience empowering our students to develop the skills, knowledge and values that lead to a fulfilling life of service and ethical leadership in the global community.

Founded in 1876, Juniata is a national liberal arts college located in the scenic Allegheny Mountain region of central Pennsylvania and is the intellectual home for 1,600 students and nearly 14,000 alumni. The College ranks highly in the percentage of graduates that eventually earn doctoral degrees. Juniata integrates international, intercultural and global dimensions into its curriculum and experiential learning opportunities and was awarded the 2012 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Juniata is known for the personal attention it gives to students and flexible areas of study (its Program of Emphasis resembles a major but is more flexible, encouraging students to design a program of study and justify their choices. About a third of Juniata students self-design their entire POE.) Each student is assigned two faculty advisers, and the average student-faculty ratio is 13:1.

Juniata is a very strong community where student involvement is paramount. There are no fraternities or sororities. The student clubs and organizations (over 90 currently) have a positive impact on the Juniata community and on the larger community of Huntingdon and the surrounding area.

Juniata College takes positive steps to enhance diversity in both its community and its curriculum. The College commits to this policy not because of legal obligations but because it fully believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. AA/EEO

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