Assistant Baseball Coach, Part-Time

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County
Jul 31, 2014

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of almost 10,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Georgia Gwinnett College seeks a Part Time Assistant Baseball Coach to provide development, leadership and supervision of a comprehensive and competitive varsity baseball program.

Job duties include but are not limited to the following:

         Work with Head Baseball Coach to coordinate the implementation of the College's inaugural baseball program as Pitching Coach

         Compliant with institutional, conference and association rules and regulations

         Coordinate and recruit prospective student-athletes through personal visits, telephone conversations, and mail solicitations

         Plan, develop, and run organized pitching practice sessions

         Assist with the development, planning, and administering of athletics camps to promote GGC and the athletics program

         Monitor student athletes academic progress and implement strategies to ensure academic and athletic success

         Ensure the baseball program will be an integral part of the Integrated Educational Experience where learning takes place continuously, in and beyond the traditional classroom

         Reinforce the GGC culture by demonstrating sportsmanship, integrity, a competitive spirit, and the importance of academics

         Ensure academic success of baseball student athletes. Student athletes' retention and graduation rates and GPA should be comparable to those of all GGC students

         Other duties as assigned by the Head Baseball Coach

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree including graduate level coursework or higher from an accredited college/university required.

         General knowledge of intercollegiate athletics at NAIA or NCAA level

         Experience with fundraising

         Proven record of success both on and off the field

         Excellent fiscal, communication, and interpersonal skills

         Ability to lead and manage assistant coaches and student staff members

         Extensive knowledge and skills in budget development and management

         Ability to work well with all employees in Athletic Department

         Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally

         Effective organizational and time management skills

         Considerable knowledge of computers and various software packages used for word processing, graphs, tables, etc. (Microsoft Office 2003, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree

EXPERIENCE: 3 or more years of coaching experience in Intercollegiate Athletics at the NAIA or NCAA level.

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.