This job has expired

Baseball Head Coach

University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 30, 2023

Hiring Department

Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Baseball Coach will be responsible for:
  • Adhering to and enforcing all policies and procedures of the Department of Athletics and the University of Missouri, as well as rules and regulations of the SEC, NCAA and other authorities that may legitimately influence the intercollegiate athletics program.
  • Overseeing the recruitment and selection of student-athletes and ensuring compliance with NCAA guidelines for contacting and entertaining prospects and initiating the process of determining academic eligibility and issuing National Letters of Intent.
  • Providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, to include counseling team members in academic, disciplinary, and personal matters, where appropriate.
  • Monitoring the eligibility status and promoting the academic progress of student-athletes by working closely with Academic and Compliance Services, including assisting in enforcing study hall attendance for referred first-year students and others with grade deficiencies.
  • Developing and submitting the sport’s annual budget and managing the sport’s program within the framework of a balanced budget.
  • Scheduling and conducting regular practice sessions in and out of season, as permitted by NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels as both individuals and as a team.
  • Arranging a competitive event schedule in conjunction with the assigned sport administrator.
  • Ensuring that team travel arrangements comply with University, SEC and NCAA rules and regulations, including monitoring the development of travel itineraries.
  • Overseeing the conditioning and training of team members, in conjunction with the strength and conditioning coaches and athletic training staff to ensure that student-athletes are physically prepared for competition.
  • Hiring and supervising assigned personnel to ensure their compliance with applicable rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Conducting annual performance evaluations of staff members.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience


Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience leading a NCAA Division I Baseball Program

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

Know Your Rights

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert