William Penn University is seeking applications for the position of (2) Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach to begin in January. WPU is a member of the Heart of America Conference/NAIA I. The selected Graduate Assistant(s) will be granted a full tuition waiver into the Master's Program in Business Leadership or Sports Management. A small stipend is possible. The candidate(s) need to be available for meetings by 1/5/21 . Preference will be given to candidates with catching, middle infield and/or pitching playing experience, and technological proficiency
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:a.Administer your sport to be in total compliance with William Penn, NAIA and HEART regulations and policies.b.Monitor and stay within the parameters of the baseball budget. All purchases need to be approved by the head coach. c.Assist with recruiting and retaining student/athletes for your sport if necessary. d.Attend all athletic department meetings as directed by the head coach.e.Assist with coordination of all travel plans with the Transportation Director.f.Be a positive role model for athletes and monitor discipline procedures within your sport.g.Encourage and monitor attendance and classroom performance for classes by our athletes, as directed by the head coach.h.Assist to update the annual inventory and non-conference schedule.i.Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times. j.Fulfill all obligations, as established by the University, for the NAIA Champions of Character initiative. k.Be loyal and supportive of the Athletic Department Staff, Administration and Faculty.l.Always follow the Chain of Command.m.Cooperate and communicate with the training staff.n.Follow all University policies and procedures as outlined in the Policy Manual and Graduate Assistant Guidelines manual.o.All recruiting and travel trips should be coordinated with the head coach.p.All other duties as assigned by the Head Coach/Athletic Director.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Background in baseball
Demonstrated talent in building cohesive teams;
Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgment;
Good written and oral communication skills;
Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines;
Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential;
Willing to work long hours.
About William Penn University
William Penn University strives to create a vibrant learning community for all its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, coaches will lead by example and develop others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality