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Assistant Baseball Coach

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Assistant Baseball Coach

About Susquehanna:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:
Job SummaryThe following position is a part-time position that reports to the Head Baseball Coach. The primary responsibility is to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the Baseball Program.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Identifying and recruiting quality student athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining positive team culture and chemistry.
  • Mentoring and counseling student-athletes.
  • Assisting in planning and conducting practices.
  • Assisting in scouting opponents and developing game strategies.
  • Assisting in travel planning and making travel arrangements
  • Fundraising and community service activities.
  • Developing a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport.
  • Developing and maintaining a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University, Landmark Conference, and NCAA regulations.
  • Represent the Baseball Program, River Hawk Athletics, and Susquehanna University in a positive and professional manner.
  • Game day responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics

    Required Qualifications:
    Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesDeep understanding of and passion for the sport; Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong collaborative relationships. Requires ability to multi-task and attend to detail. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to set priorities, and advocate team concepts. Cooperative attitude, and ability to work with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to use technology and equipment specific to the sport.
    Education and ExperienceBachelor’s Degree with no experience OR three years of coaching/playing experience required.Additional RequirementsThis position requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.Physical DemandMust possess the physical stamina to effectively coach the sport. Position requires frequent physical exertion including running, walking and jumping. Lifting, pulling, pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Special Instructions to the Applicant:

    Benefits Eligible: No
    Number of Months: 9 months
    Other Number of Months:
    Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
    Posting Date:
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: No
    Anticipated Start Date:
    Posting Number: AH00879

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