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Assistant Coach, Men's Baseball

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Must apply directly with Longwood University

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Coach, Men's Baseball
Role Title Non-Classified
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
Agency Longwood University (214)
Agency Website
Location Prince Edward - 147
Sublocation Farmville
Position Number GA336
Job Posting Number 1029175
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? Yes
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

Assistant Coach, Men’s Baseball
Full-Time, Administrative and Professional Faculty, Exempt Position #GA336

Longwood University invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Men’s Baseball. The successful candidate will be under the supervision and mentorship of the head coach for Men’s Baseball. The position will assist in the instruction, scouting, recruiting and/or coaching of student athletes in the fundamentals of baseball by demonstrating techniques and methods necessary for success during collegiate competition; complying with NCAA and Big South Conference rules and regulations; evaluating student athletes’ strengths and weaknesses to improve techniques in order to be successful on and off the field.

• Coaching knowledge and technique – Must demonstrate in-depth knowledge base in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles. Must demonstrate the ability to plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions
• Recruiting – scout, identify, and recommend student athletes in such a manner that encourages diversity, while maintaining a competitive team
• Academic success of student athletes – monitor the academic progress of student athletes and assist in ensuring academic success
• Rules compliance – manages the baseball program in full compliance with NCAA and Big South Conference rules and regulations, Commonwealth of VA laws, Longwood University and the Athletics Department policies and procedures
• Community and university involvement – perform public relations functions promoting Longwood athletes in a positive manner to the media, alumni, and community. Work collaboratively with University Advancement to cultivate and promote donor relations to ensure the fund raising efforts are successful

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. Review of applications will begin immediately. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, “Release of Information”
and “EEO Data Collection Form” The EEO form is voluntary. Please submit documents to (GA336):

Human Resources
Longwood University
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
Phone: 434-395-2074
Fax: 434-395-2666

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

The Annual Fire and Security Report(s) include campus security information, campus fire statistics, safety procedures, and provides statistics for criminal and disciplinary offenses. The report(s) are provided annually in compliance with the Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Longwood University’s Annual Safety and Security report and the Annual Fire Safety report is available at:
A hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety reports and/or a copy of the Fire Log are maintained at the Longwood Police Office and will be provided upon request.

A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (09/13/2017)

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent training and work experience in higher education setting
•Work experience at a NCAA Division I University is preferred with a minimum of three to five years or more of coaching baseball, or equivalent as a former player at the professional or collegiate level
•Knowledgeable of camp and clinic development programs
•Ability to schedule future games with opposing teams
•Ability to throw “quality” batting practices
•Demonstrated skill in teaching, coaching, and mentoring others
•Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms, legs, and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
•Must be able to meet the University eligibility requirements to drive fleet vehicles, including passenger vans and/or mini-buses
•Other administrative tasks as assigned by the Head Coach of Men’s Baseball

Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements
Special Instructions to Applicants

Must apply directly with Longwood University

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 434-395-2074
Fax 434-395-2666

201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. In accordance with the Governor’s guidance on Virginia’s participation in the Employer of National Service initiative, are you an alumnus of a federal national public service volunteer organization such as the Peace Corp, AmeriCorps, or Teach for America? If yes, please specify the organization and your dates of service.

    (Open Ended Question)

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