Assistant Baseball Coach, Part-Time
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.
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.