The Department of Athletics is seeking a Head Coach for Baseball. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.
The mission of the OSU Department of Athletics is to Go Build Excellent, Authentic, Visionary Student-Athletes (GO B.E.A.V.S.).
The Head Coach provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for the OSU Baseball Program. This position manages all aspects of an intercollegiate athletic team, which includes but is not limited to: management of academic success, budget management, recruiting, teaching/coaching baseball skills, planning and execution of workouts, scheduling opponents, maintaining program integrity with respect to NCAA, PAC-12, OSU rules and regulations, equipment ordering, travel planning, and fundraising.
30% COACHING / INSTRUCTION
Provides general leadership and training for a team of college aged men. Directs workouts and coordinates with strength and conditioning for appropriate dry land and skill set training. Teaches and coaches specific baseball skills and strategies. Provides a safe environment for workout and independently makes decisions regarding the nature of workouts given the weather conditions. Provides a balanced environment for students to pursue academic endeavors. Provides leadership, supervision and direction for assigned staff. Plans, assigns and reviews work. Establishes goals for each position and assesses performance through completion of evaluations. Hires, trains, promotes employees. Disciplines or effectively recommends discipline up to and including dismissal. Addresses grievances, developing a framework for corrective actions as necessary.
Recruits potentially successful students to Oregon State and has the ability to creatively verbalize the OSU niche opportunities in each recruiting situation. May have one-on-one access to persons under the age of 18.
20% LEADERSHIP / VISION
Provides a long-term strategic plan for the OSU Baseball Program that will lead to overall athletic and academic success. Maintains program integrity with respect to NCAA, PAC-12, and OSU rules and regulations.
10% BUDGET OVERSIGHT
Proposes and maintains an annual budget. Provides sound accounting and tracking principles and practices to keep up-to-date on current balances. Delegates, as necessary, but is responsible for all issuances of state funds. Makes sound, independent purchasing decisions based on budget analysis. Plans travel accordingly and within the guidelines of the budget.
5% EQUIPMENT PROCUREMENT / USE
Maintains all equipment and prudently and independently purchase new equipment when needed based on experiential analysis.
As directed by the Athletic Director, participates in OSU fundraising activities which will include appearances and public speaking.
Minimum/Required QualificationsBachelor’s degree.
NCAA collegiate or professional coaching experience in the sport of baseball.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and regulations.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Preferred (Special) QualificationsHead coach experience in the sport of baseball.
Division I collegiate coaching experience in the sport of baseball.
Professional coaching experience in the sport of baseball.
Demonstrable culture of success as measured by winning seasons, championship experiences, academic awards and other public recognitions.
Demonstrable positive progression of employment experiences.
West coast recruiting ties.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working Conditions / Work ScheduleMust work some evenings and weekends.
Must work outdoors.
Access to secure areas/equipment.
Access to personal information.
Access to youth under 18 years of age at times.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 11, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Kimya Massey at Kimya.Massey@oregonstate.edu.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the motor vehicle check requirement.