Diversity Statement
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Assistant Baseball Coach/Student Success Coach

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Renewable, Academic Staff - Project/Interim (9 Month)
Location: Platteville
Categories: Athletics

 

Position Summary:

UW-Platteville Athletic Department/Division of Enrollment and Student Success, an NCAA Division III member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), is seeking applicants for a limited position of Assistant Baseball Coach/Student Success Coach to finish this academic year (January through May) with possibility of continuation. This is a full-time position with a 50/50 split between Athletics and Academic Support Programs.

Responsibilities:

Baseball Coaching Duties  

Include but are not limited to coaching and recruiting qualified student athletes including use of recruiting software, coaching hitters, leading fundraising events, film breakdown, developing community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, assisting with travel arrangements, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Academic Support Duties

Success Coaching:

  • Provide coaching to students to help them develop effective learning strategies and motivate them to identify and overcome obstacles that may be impeding academic success.
  • Instruct students on how to focus on individual goals and identify steps in reaching those goals.
  • Work with students to develop strong time-management and organization.
  • Refer students, as needed, to other campus resources, and monitor students’ progress as a result of these referrals.
  • Monitor Progress Reports and academic alerts for assigned students and carry out follow up interventions.
  • Work with faculty and academic advisors to develop support networks for at-risk students.

Proactive Intervention:

  • Implement multiple outreach campaigns each semester.  These campaigns may include the following activities:
    • Send out recurring, focused communication about important due dates and benchmarks.
    • Monitor students who may be at-risk based upon academic standing and/or who do not achieve particular benchmarks, including satisfactory GPA, credits earned, declared major, major progress, and general education progress.
    • Identify students who may benefit from early intervention.
  • Monitor targeted student populations using EAB Navigate student success management system to identify groups that require intervention.
  • Document and report on proactive outreach campaigns to demonstrate success rates and impact on student populations.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution

  • Minimum one to three (1-3) years coaching experience on the collegiate or high school level
  • Demonstrated recruiting ability
  • Ability to work weekends & evenings and also to travel
  • Knowledge of computer applications for recruiting and video breakdown
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a higher education setting with undergraduates in a student success related capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds, including sensitivity to their needs and concerns. The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of and interest in diverse cultures and populations.
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Awareness of FERPA and ethical principles in working with students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching hitters
  • Successful recruiting experience
  • Experience with baseball field up-keep

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: January 4, 2022

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

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