Head Coach - Baseball
Union, Missouri - Part Time

East Central College has an immediate opening for a head coach for baseball. The head coach will be responsible for the general management of the intercollegiate baseball team.  

Duties include recruiting, coaching, preparing the field for game day, fundraising activities, supervising student athletes’ academic progress, and enhancing the overall community college experience for the student athlete. Adherence to college policies and governing body rules will be a requirement for the position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, and LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Coaching experience preferred at the intercollegiate level and or/ high school level.
  • Selected candidate will need AED / CPR certification within specified time of hire date

ESSENTIAL TASKS: Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.

  • Recruit 35+ student athletes on an annual basis.
  • Organize and run team practice session.
  • Schedule intercollegiate games and scrimmages.
  • Develop and manage team budget in cooperation with Athletic Director.
  • Purchasing and management of equipment pertaining to team.
  • Arrange for team transportation and travel with assistance from the Athletic Coordinator, and with prior approval from with Athletic Director
  • Supervise and plan team fund raising activities with prior approval from with Athletic Director
  • Coordinate field maintenance and game day field preparation with team members.
  • Supervise student athletes’ academic progress towards successful student athlete retention, completion of a college degree and/or transfer credit.
  • Supervise assistant coaches.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established board policies, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner with minimal supervision.

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Compensation is $18,000

Tentative Schedule/hours:

Fall 2022: Practices – 10 hours per week

Spring schedule 2023: Practices – 12 hours per week; Games – 15-20 hours per week

East Central College is located about 60 minutes from St. Louis. Currently, more than 2,500 students are enrolled in a transfer or technical education program.  For more information about East Central College visit, www.eastcentral.edu.

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.