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Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 23, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

About Susquehanna:
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today, invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships, expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program, leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and meaningful life.

The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing — and the bustling cultural and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia within a three-hour drive — present abundant opportunities for learning and discovery.

Position Summary:
Job SummaryThe Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator is a part-time position that reports to the Head Baseball Coach. Responsible for the pitching staff and to assist the head coach in all aspects of the program, including recruit qualified student-athletes; assist in practice sessions and in-game duties; counsel student-athletes in a positive manner; and adhere to all NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations. This position is defined as a non-exempt position under FLSA regulations.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the pitching staff
  • 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:
    Education and ExperienceBachelor’s Degree with no experience OR three years of coaching/playing experience required. 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. 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. This role is identified as one that includes significant interaction with students and/or campus activities, and/or has oversight for disciplinary procedures. Therefore, you are considered a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and required to report any Clery Act crime disclosed to you and remain compliant with annual CSA training requirements.

    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:
    Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
    Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
    Posting Date:
    Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled: No
    Anticipated Start Date:
    Posting Number: AH01183

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