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Head Baseball Coach

Job Info

Position Title: 

Head Baseball Coach

Job Type

Full Time Exempt



North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a dynamic Christian learning community educating students for lives of service throughout society, the marketplace, and the church.  In keeping with its Pentecostal heritage and mission, NCU models and expects excellence in both academic practice and Christian faith.

Position Purpose

The head baseball coach position exists to recruit, develop, and retain student-athletes that fit the North Central University culture, holistically developing each individual in spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and relational health in order for them to become men of influence who impact lives and glorify God.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Lead the intercollegiate baseball team as head coach

  • Based on university and departmental mission, effectively recruit student-athletes to fill and maintain a team roster based on NCAA Division III collegiate standards.
  • Develop and retain student-athletes in the five major growth areas (spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, and relational health).
  • Fulfill operational duties to include, but not limited to, practice, game, and facility scheduling.
  • Hire and supervise assistant coach(s)/graduate assistant(s) for program.
  • Create and foster an environment that equips and empowers team members for academic and occupational success.
  • Represent the baseball program at required conference, regional, and national meetings.
  • Oversee program equipment and uniform inventory.
  • Successfully manage annual program budget and revenue generation (program fundraising).
  • Adhere to all mandates and policies as described in the coach’s policies and procedures manual.
  • Operate in compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate campus visit experiences for all baseball prospective student-athletes.
  • Develop a strong partnership with admissions and other key departments across campus to help ensure healthy ideation and efficient recruiting practices are utilized.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities, both within the athletic department, and through outside organizations, memberships, and conferences.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and previous coaching experience required.
  • Collegiate coaching and college student-athlete experience is preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledge of institutional budgets and program budgetary needs.
  • Knowledge of managing practical fiscal responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of high-school, collegiate, and amateur athletic associations with insights as they relate to recruiting trends and best practices.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Sound communication skills in both one-on-one and group settings as well as written correspondence.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Integrity, dependability, and leadership qualities are required.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer.
  • Ability to coordinate a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of diverse personalities.
  • Ability to plan, organize, conduct and participate in effective staff meetings.

Working conditions and frequency

Environmental Conditions

  • Position involves exposure to repetitive motion of the fingers, hands, and wrists on a daily basis.
  • Ability to lift 25-45 lbs repeatedly is required.
  • Position is located in an urban, Christ-centered environment.

Equipment and Tools

  • Use of a PC and/or telephone approximately 50% of the time.

North Central University employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position.  Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.