Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for Assistant Baseball Coach. This is a part-time 10 month exempt position located in Upland, Indiana. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
MISSION STATEMENT The mission of Taylor University is to develop servant leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ's redemptive love and truth to a world in need.
Responsibilities The assistant coach for the baseball program will be responsible for assisting the head coach in the mentoring of student athletes in a competitive environment while upholding the mission and vision of the baseball program, the athletic department and Taylor University. The largest portion of the job responsibilities will be to assist with the instruction, teaching and evaluation of skills as instructed by the head coach. Other duties will include: assistance with game preparation, practice plan development, scheduling, opponent evaluation, strategy development, recruiting and overall spiritual development and discipleship of the student athletes.
This position operates under the direct supervision of the head coach however some autonomy and individual judgement may be required or expected. Other duties would include: attendance at all departmental meetings when possible, reading and operating according to the policies and procedures of the athletic department, communication and effective collaboration with the sports information and athletic training departments.
START DATE August 5, 2019
REQUIRED:This individual must have baseball coaching experience and be committed to a Christian lifestyle and coaching perspective. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the areas of skill development, and spiritual development.
PREFERRED:It would be preferred that this individual would have collegiate coaching experience and be able to demonstrate knowledge and/or experience with the development of an effective competitive and recruiting strategy that fits within the NAIA, League regulations and mission of the university.
This position must hold a Bachelor’s degree however a Master’s degree would be preferred.
The minimum level of experience would be no less than one to three years of assistant coaching experience at either the collegiate/high school level.
Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts. All materials will remain confidential. The University is keenly interested in diversifying its staff and strongly encourages women and members of minority groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.
Please be prepared to answer the following questions when you apply for this position:
- What is your personal faith journey/Christian testimony?
- What are the most significant implications of your faith commitment to your life today?
- Please list other experiences and skills, which especially qualify you for this position at Taylor University.
- What do you perceive to be your personal gifts, strengths, capabilities and limitations as they relate to the position for which you are applying?