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Assistant Baseball Coach and Groundskeeping - Intercollegiate Athletics - 18509

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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ATTENTION:

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics & Recreation Sports and the Department of Facilities, Planning, and Management seeks an Assistant Baseball Coach and Outdoor Facilities Groundkeeper.

Academic staff positions are provided fixed-term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.

JOB DETAILS:

This individual will assist the Head Baseball Coach in the planning, recruiting, coaching, developing, implementing, communicating and administering all aspects of the university Baseball program.
This position performs daily tasks for the Baseball and Softball Grounds functions for completion of assigned duties within the Baseball and Softball Complexes.

Reports to Outdoor Facilities Program Manager (Head Baseball Coach) and Director of Athletics. Will maintain good working relationships with Director for Rec Sports and Facilities, grounds crew staff, Athletic Department Support Staff, Rec Sports Support Staff, and other Department and University personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of competitive coaching experience
Desired Qualifications
  • 2 years of baseball coaching experience at the High School level or above
  • Demonstrated grounds keeping skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to perform grounds keeping activities and operate a variety of grounds keeping equipment.
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials.
  • Ability to operate heavy motorized equipment and self-propelled equipment.
  • Ability to lift OSHA standards of 75 pounds, and at times 50 pounds above the shoulders.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, and climb up and down without any impairment.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse, socioeconomic cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in the following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training drills
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative working relationship with customers, students, co-workers and supervisors
RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH

1. Adhere to all rules and guidelines of the NCAA, WIAC and University.

2. Assist head coach to plan and direct the development of student-athletes in relation to general and specific skills necessary for successful competition.

3. Assist with scheduling, conduct, and management of intercollegiate athletics contests.

4. Attend staff meeting/professional development seminars, and assist with total program issues.

5. Assist head coach to ensure the safety, maintenance and preparation of the playing and practice areas for all student-athletes.

6. Assist with the monitoring of the academic progress of the student-athletes, ensuring that normal progress is made toward the attainment of the degree.

7. Assist with recruitment of student-athletes.

8. Assists Head Coach with all other duties as assigned.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL GROUNDSKEEPER

1. Perform all grounds functions and field preparation as assigned on specified areas (primarily baseball and softball complexes) including edging, aerating, pruning, mowing, seeding, lining, trimming, top dressing, trash removal, and working with self-propelled equipment.

2. Perform all maintenance and housekeeping assignments to the Baseball and Softball Buildings including cleaning and sanitizing showers, toilets, urinals, mopping, vacuuming, restocking housekeeping supplies, and handling all laundry duties coordination with Williams Center.

3. Perform all other duties assigned by the Outdoor Facilities Program Manager, Grounds Crew Lead, or Director of Recreation Sports & Facilities.

CAMPUS INFORMATION:

Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( https://www.wisconsin.edu ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure .

CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:

Applications received by Sunday, July 17, 2022, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or hrstudent@uww.edu .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Kayla DeRosia

Administrative Assistant -TE

262-472-4661

Derosiakr11@UWW.edu

TO APPLY:

Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
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