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Assistant Baseball Coach

New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 27, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

Assistant Baseball Coach

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Type

Position Summary

The person in this position is responsible for assisting the Head Baseball Coach by preparing and conducting team practices, training, competition game planning, and recruiting.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop performance standards for student-athletes to maximize their potential and achieve high levels of competition;
• Assess athletic performance and improvement and provide feedback and guidance regarding athletic progress;
• Develop high expectations for student-athletes to achieve in the classroom as well as on the playing venue;
• Develop and implement practice plans and strategies for athletic events;
• Supervise NMHU athletic events and enforce sportsmanship standards;
• Assist with game management for home events when not competing;
• Assist with developing and supervising community service events;
• Supervise student-athletes during road trips;
• Provide positive participation with events that will benefit the athletic experience for the student-athletes;
• Participate in the planning of as well as participate in fundraising activities for individual programs and for the athletic department in general;
• Adhere to NCAA, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and institutional rules and regulations;
• Organize, prepare, and conduct team practices, training and competition;
• Recruit potential student athletes;
• Provide academic monitoring and support for student athletes in the program
• Provide support to the Head Baseball Coach as required;
• Maintain regular attendance;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

• EDUCATION : Bachelor’s Degree in any field.

Preferred Qualifications

EXPERIENCE : Collegiate playing or coaching experience, preferably in the RMAC .

Special Conditions for Eligibility

• Complete NCAA Coaches Curriculum within first two (2) weeks of employment;
• Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and odd hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of applicable team or individual sports and playing rules;
• Ability to lead and motivate student athletes;
• Knowledge of NCAA student athlete academic eligibility requirements;
• Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty;
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
• Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
• Knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules;
• Knowledge of travel/lodging planning and scheduling;
• Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
• Ability to organize and coordinate;
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands

• Standing – Frequently
• Walking – Frequently
• Bending – Frequently
• Squatting – Frequently
• Climbing – Frequently
• Kneeling – Frequently
• Lifting up to 50 pounds – Frequently

Working Environment

• Work is normally performed in an indoor/outdoor setting.

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email

Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity:
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Posting Number

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter; 2) Resume; 3) Names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three (3) Professional references in application, and 4) Unofficial copies of transcripts. Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts. References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interview. Upload required materials with online application. For disabled access or services call (505) 454-3242 or contact Human Resources at NMHU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER .

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
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