In the Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person, Loyola University New Orleans seeks candidates for its head baseball coach vacancy. Responsibilities include but are not limited to program and staff oversight, recruiting and developing student athletes, and promoting the program to the institution’s stakeholders to build a competitive NAIA baseball program. Loyola is a member of the Southern States Athletic Conference. This is a 12 month position.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years successful coaching experience. Expertise in technical aspects of baseball. Must possess and maintain a current valid driver’s license as a condition of employment, and must also be able to successfully pass any driver background information investigation and any driver education courses required by Risk Management. Ability to work effectively with college student-athletes, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community. A philosophy of intercollegiate athletics that places the highest emphasis on the pre-eminence of the academic mission of the institution and the role of athletics as part of the student’s total educational experience for both the student-athlete and the student non-athlete. A well-developed personal system of ethical values which will be used as the basis for supervising and developing the intercollegiate program. Performance and conduct supportive of and compatible with the principles of Catholic, Jesuit higher education and the specified goals of the University. A Commercial driver’s License (CDL), which may be obtained following employment, is required for this position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to perform field maintenance duties, such as cutting grass, raking and spreading mud and various other physical duties required to maintain the playing facility. Must be able to drive/transport athletes, if needed.
Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.
About Loyola University New Orleans
Loyola University New Orleans is a private Jesuit university in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally established as Loyola College in 1904, the institution was chartered as a university in 1912. It bears the name of the Jesuit founder, Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola is one of 28 member institutions that make up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and, with its current enrollment of approximately 4200 students, is among the mid-sized Jesuit universities in the United States. Loyola University New Orleans is ranked as the twelfth best institution among Southern regional universities offering masters and undergraduate degrees in the 2019 issue of the annual America's Best Colleges issue and guidebook published by U.S. News & World Report. The Princeton Review also features Loyola University New Orleans in the most recent editions of its annual book, The Best 384 Colleges.