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Montana State University Billings Assistant Men's Baseball Coach in Billings, Montana

The Assistant Baseball Coach reports to the Head Baseball Coach and is responsible for assisting the
Head Baseball Coach in all aspects of the NCAA Division II intercollegiate baseball program, including:
• Recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes and then mentoring them in their academic performance to assure their academic success and timely progress toward degree completion and graduation
• coaching and supervising the baseball team during scheduled practices, games, and other events and developing strategies to ensure the appropriate personal and social conduct on-campus and off-campus of the student-athletes, assistant coach(es), and head coach, including, but not limited to, exemplary sportsmanship;
• making schedule recommendations to the Head Coach and planning the team’s travel arrangements in consultation with the Head Coach;
• maintaining responsibility for expense control compliance with all baseball program expenditures and staying within approved budget parameters;
• directing the baseball program within all NCAA and conference rules and regulations, as well as all state, university, and departmental policies, procedures, and regulations;
• developing strategies to motivate maximum level of individual and team athletic performance required to build and maintain a competitive, high quality, NCAA Division II baseball program;
• developing strategies to ensure the establishment of a safe environment for the baseball student athletes, including but not limited to education on and methods for discussing and resolving harassment and discrimination;
• promoting the athletic program both on-campus and off-campus and actively participating in and contributing professionally to the Athletic Department, the university, and the Billings community;
• fund-raising within the community, coordinated with the Head Coach and Director of Development, and meeting established fund raising goals for the baseball program;
• planning and conducting baseball camps, clinics, leagues, lessons, and tournaments, coordinated with the Head Coach;
• establishing and maintaining an active Yellowjacket Baseball Booster Club (under the umbrella of the Yellowjacket Athletic Association);
• teaching university course(s) within an academic discipline (optional); and fulfilling other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Athletic Director.

We will require the following to be completed by the successful applicant:
- CPR and First Aid Certification
- Defensive driving/Van Safety course
- Annual NCAA recruiting test

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• proven coaching ability;
• ability to recruit and retain qualified student-athletes and to facilitate timely progress toward graduation;
• effective oral and written communication skills;
• effective computer skills;
• sound human relations skills in dealing with student-athletes, university personnel, corporate sponsors, boosters, parents of student-athletes, and members of the off-campus community;
• ability to operate an intercollegiate baseball program within budget parameters; and
• ability to raise funds within the community.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• thorough knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations

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