Southwest Minnesota State University

Head Baseball Coach

United States

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Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Head Baseball Coach

Working Title Head Baseball Coach Hire Types Faculty Division Intercollegiate Athletics Department Intercollegiate Athletics Unit Intercollegiate Athletics Location Marshall, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition Fixed Term Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Annual Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

The Head Coach will be responsible for the organization, management, and operation of the baseball program within the policies of SMSU, the NSIC, and the NCAA. Areas of focus will include, but not be limited to, recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, community relations, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and ensuring compliance with University, conference and NCAA regulations. Fundraising, camp coordination, and/or other assignments that reflect the expertise of the candidate are expected. The Head Coach may be assigned additional department duties (i.e. teaching duties, game management duties) as part of the position's responsibilities based on area of study and previous experience. The Head Coach will be expected to promote and support both the university and athletic department's mission and goals. The Head Coach will also represent the university and department in a positive manner with a high degree of integrity and quality.

Required Qualifications

· Bachelor's Degree

· Three years collegiate coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Master's Degree

· Head coaching experience

· Head coaching experience at the NCAA level

· Experience with and knowledge of NCAA and NSIC compliance policies and procedures

· Successful collegiate recruiting record

· Collegiate and/or professional baseball playing experience

· Demonstrated fundraising experience

· Camp coordination and game management experience · Ability to communicate effectively

Other Requirements About

Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.

Benefits Info

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SMSU2021233P

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact [email protected] Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. SMSU is committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. SMSU does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Women, diverse populations and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other
  • Do you have a bachelor's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least three years of collegiate coaching experience?
  • yes
  • no
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts - Unofficial of highest degree
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Head Baseball Coach


    Southwest Minnesota State University


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

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