Professional Development and Recruiting budgets provided.
Job Description: Under the supervision of the Deputy Athletics Director and Athletics Director, the Athletics Administrator / Head Coach will be responsible for various administrative duties in the department. As the Head Coach of the Baseball program, the coach will coordinate the operations, management, coaching and cultivation of a competitive and successful Division III team and set of student-athletes.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:
- Support the academic success of all student-athletes and demonstrate a strong commitment to their personal and professional development.
- Assist in the planning, management, evaluation, operation, and coordination of all aspects of the Baseball program.
- Supervise and organize practice sessions, game-day coaching operations, scheduling, and team travel.
- Coordinate travel arrangements for tournament travel, assigned budgets, program planning and forecasting, including team building and community outreach programs.
- Maintain proper and appropriate discipline among students during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off campus.
- Supervise the assistant coaching staff.
- Actively recruit prospective students of the highest quality in order to contribute to the program’s success.
- Engage in team fundraising activities and alumni engagement events.
- Take advantage of professional development opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as further success of the Baseball program.
- Attend campus, conference, regional, and national meetings as necessary.
- Administrative duties will comprise 25-50% of the job duties. Potential areas of administration could include game management for fall/winter sports, operations, recreation, and facility support.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Athletic Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA Division III) policies and procedures.
- Comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines set by federal and state guidelines, City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Athletic Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA Division III)
- Support diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of the College and department through thoughtful engagement of staff and student-athletes in department-wide initiatives.
- This position will require night and weekend work, and overnight travel to away games or tournaments.
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required.
3-5 years of related experience and head coaching experience preferred.
Certified in first aid, CPR, and AED safety.
Driver’s License required.
Experience in hiring, supervising, and training support staff.
Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills required.
Strong organizational skills required.
High energy and growth mindset are critical attributes for success with the John Jay Bloodhounds
The John Jay College of Criminal Justice Athletics Department provides a comprehensive, competitive and fulfilling program in which all can feel pride, commitment and affiliation. The Department represents an exemplary model of intercollegiate athletics where athletic excellence is sought within the context of full support for the institution’s academic mission. Our goal is to attract, retain and graduate the finest student-athletes who in turn become loyal, supportive and proud alumni. The John Jay Athletics Department serves 14 intercollegiate sports and approximately 200 student-athletes. The Department also consists of Recreation and Intramurals, to create an educational environment producing social and fitness rewards.