Baseball / Softball Field Manager

Athletics Baseball/Softball Field Manager

Responsibilities

This position reports to the Athletic Turf Manager and will manage the seasonal Sports Turf Assistants.  This position will be responsible for the “day to day” readiness of the baseball and softball playing fields.  This position requires the ability to perform specialized job functions, specific to the baseball and softball programs including grooming and moisture management of the infield surface, construction and maintenance of pitching mounds, batter’s boxes and position areas, layout of the regulation field and ground rules areas, establishment of warning tracks and safety padding, and overall condition of dugouts, bull pens and batting cages. The Field Manager will work directly with the programs and to ensure daily practice set up and game day field preparations are executed to highest standards.  The variability of both game times and practice schedules will require a high degree of flexibility in the daily work routine. Seasonal weekend and evening work will be required. This position requires a person accustomed to working with a high level of autonomy.  Attention to detail is a must have characteristic of this position.

Duties Include

*All aspects of baseball and softball daily field management (e.g. repairing pitching lanes and infield dirt conditioning, maintaining grass, batting facilities) pre and post practices

*Maintaining grass/infield edge

*Game day field preparations, painting foul lines and pre game drag

*Supporting baseball field maintenance best practices

*Working with grounds crew as needed crew for larger field renovations projects

Qualifications

*BS/AA Degree in OH, Agronomy, Turf Grass Management or similar field is desirable

*Experience with turf maintenance equipment

*Experience with softball/baseball field materials

*Familiarity with professional grounds keeping best practices

*Ability to promote Stanford Athletics excellence

*Attention to detail

 

Send Resume & Cover Letter to: Callie Wolf, Assistant Turf Manager, cerdelac@stanford.edu

To apply for this job email your details to cerdelac@stanford.edu