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.
This individual will assist the Head Baseball Coach in the
planning, recruiting, coaching, developing, implementing,
communicating and administering all aspects of the university
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.
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 3 years of competitive coaching experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- 2 years of baseball coaching experience at the High School
level or above
- Demonstrated grounds keeping skills
ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH
- 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
- 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
- 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
1. Adhere to all rules and guidelines of the NCAA, WIAC and
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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