Full-time appointment, renewable on a contract basis
*Willingness and ability to work a non-traditional schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays as required. *
*Note:Not all aspects of the job are covered by this job description.
oAssist the Head Baseball Coach in coaching and training Northwesterns Baseball team, produce and conduct year-round player development systems to enable our pitchers and team to compete at the highest level possible this includes but is not limited to working with the other baseball staff and performance staff on a regular basis i.e. strength coach and trainer to produce the healthiest, most functional, highest performing student-athletes we can.
oWork with the mental performance coaches to help prepare the team to perform and be the most mentally strong and healthy student-athletes they can be.
oPerform the day-to-day responsibilities given to you by the Head Coach and perform to the best of your ability each day.
oMust be fully knowledgeable and adhere to all rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big Ten Conference (as applicable), and Northwestern University as amended from time to time.
oAssist the Head Coach in monitoring the academic progress of the student-athletes, making sure they do the best they can in the classroom, this may include study hall sessions on the road, assisting w teacher communication regarding travel, and time management assistance.
oCompliance, Teamworks ARMS liaison-perform all tasks given to you by the head coach to the best of your ability.
oRecruit talented student-athletes for the Baseball program, identify and contact qualified prospective student-athletes, schedule unofficial and official visits, produce all itineraries, and communicate regularly with coaches of prospective students to promote NU Baseball.
oWork with the compliance office on the status of all prospective student-athletes and use all systems in place.
oUtilize ARMS recruiting database, Teamworks, or any other systems we use to work with compliance, and track-monitor recruiting activity.
oDemonstrate interest in the academic progress of student-athletes.Work closely with the head coach and academic services in solving and preventing academic problems.
oCooperate with team physicians and Sports Medicine staff regarding health care and decisions of practice and participation of student-athletes.
�Alumni Relations, Public Relations, and Development
oResponsible for the maintenance of sound alumni relations.In cooperation with the Athletic Development staff also responsible for promoting and participating in various alumni events.
oAssist Athletic Development staff in fund-raising efforts on behalf of the Department and the University.
oResponsible for maintaining good public relations with the public news media, and working with the Athletic Communications staff in promoting Northwestern University.Maintain amicable public relations with faculty, staff, students and media of the University, friends, alumni support groups and secondary school coaches.
oReport to the designated Sports Administrator and faithfully and diligently carry out other Department-related duties as assigned.
oDemonstrate a cooperative attitude towards all sports in the Intercollegiate and Recreational programs.
oResponsible for adhering to all Department and University policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws, and interpretations of the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
oResponsible for adhering to all Department and University continuing education initiatives and required certifications and trainings
oOther duties as assigned i.e., summer ball placement, camps, umpire reports, budgets, SID communication, roster management, and field-facility management.
�Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
�Valid drivers license.
�Willingness and ability to work, as well as travel, mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
�Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big Ten Conference and Northwestern University preferred
�Ability to work cooperatively with others and effectively interact with diverse populations.
�Ability to establish engaging relationships within and across racialized and other marginalized communities
�Two years experience coaching at the collegiate level preferred.
�Experience with ARMS or other recruiting databases preferred.
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