Division of Enrollment (Athletics)

Job Description


Position Title:      Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach Intern     

Department:         Athletics           

FLSA Category:   Internship                   


Working Relationships:

Reports to:                 Head Men’s Baseball Coach

Works Closely with:    Athletic Department Staff, Baseball Team Members

Directly Supervises:    N/A


Job Summary:  This position will report to the Head Men’s Baseball Coach.  This internship is designed as a 10-month educational experience from August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more positions.  The appointment is for one year, with the opportunity for a one-year renewal. 



All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good


Primary Responsibilities: 


Under the guidance of the Head Men’s Baseball Coach, the Intern will:

1.         Assist with identification, evaluation, and recruitment of student-athletes.

2.         Assist in all areas of team performance, including strength and conditioning, practice and competition.

3.         Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and provide encouragement, support and referral assistance as appropriate.

4.         Assist in the day-to-day operations, including but not limited to, video breakdown, travel plans, equipment and budget management.

5.         Assist and become active in promoting the program through social media.

6.         Implement and develop fundraising strategies to support annual operating budget.

7.         Perform other duties as assigned by the Men’s Head Baseball Coach.


Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:


  1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond baseball.


Other Duties:

1.         Other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s Baseball Coach and Athletic Director.


Minimum Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Coaching and/or playing experience at the men’s collegiate level
The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills.


Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity: 

  • Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

  • Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping
  • Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less
  • Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

Working Conditions:  

  • Outdoor exposure to weather
  • Alternate or flexible work schedules
  • Travel and/or periodic overnight travel


Hazards:  None