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Western Illinois University Assistant Baseball Coach in Moline, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/9945204 Assistant Baseball Coach r rCategory: r rAdministrative, Professional & Staff Positions r rDepartment: Athletics - Intercollegiate r rLocations: Macomb, IL r rPosted: Jul 29, 2022 r rCloses: Open Until Filled r rType: FT - Continuous r rAbout Western Illinois University: r rRecognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review. Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, IL. r rJob Description: r rAPPOINTMENT: September 2022 r rRESPONSIBILITIES: The assistant baseball coach position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all facets of the baseball program. The Assistant Baseball Coach assists in providing leadership and supervision for the baseball team and works closely with the other staff and administration. This position will be the pitching coach OR hitting coach and have recruiting coordinator duties. Essential responsibilities include daily management of the pitching staff OR offense including implementing philosophies, routines, and daily practice planning. Functions of the recruiting coordinator are to work closely with the head coach to determine the versatility of current players and the needs of the program. Extensively recruit all needed positions for upcoming recruiting classes.. Communicate clearly with the head coach regarding in-state, regional, and national recruiting opportunities. Work with the other assistants to ensure adequate coverage of all necessary recruiting trips. This will be done at the direction of the head coach to ensure proper coverage at practice and scrimmages. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the head coach. r rRANK & SALARY: Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human\_resources/benefits/. r rRequirements: r rREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree; demonstrated experience coaching baseball at the collegiate level; proven record of player skill development; proven record of adherence to all NCAA compliance regulations; strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; demonstrated record of successfully recruiting academically and athletics prepared student-athletes; must have a valid driver's license. r rPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree and demonstrated experience coaching baseball at the NCAA Division I level. r rFor a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be conferred at the time of appointment. r rAdditional Information: r rTHE UNIVERSITY: r rhttp://wiu.edu/about r rSince 1899, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region. r rWIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,539): A traditional, residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb. Amtrak provides twice-daily service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles fro the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL). r rWIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 916): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. r rhttp://wiu.edu/dei r rWestern Illinois University fosters respect, equity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. WIU is committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression, equity, social justice, and diversity. We value inclusion as a core value and as an essential element of Western's public service mission. WIU embraces individual uniqueness and a culture of inclusion that supports broad and specific diversity initiatives. Western believes in the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society as integral to the success of all individuals. r rAt WIU, we will: r r Maintain a safe and secure environment for all members of our University communities. r Educate and empower students, staff, and faculty to be social justice advocates. r Provide curricula, programs, training, resources, and environments that reflect and strengthen the diversity of our communities, and to elevate cultural awareness and understanding. r Ensure fair, equitable, and inclusive access to University facilities, programs, resources, and services. r Create inclusive and equitable policies and practices. r Diversify the University's workforce by a