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Latin American Field Coordinator - Baltimore Orioles (Baltimore · MD)

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JOB TITLE: Latin American Field Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Player Development
 
JOB SUMMARY:               
The Baltimore Orioles are seeking a full-time Latin American Field Coordinator for the 2022 Major League Baseball Championship season.  This position will serve as the point person for setting the standard of excellence, discipline, and accountability to all aspects of human and baseball development at the Orioles’ academy in the Dominican Republic. A successful candidate needs to be an experienced leader with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate and collaborate with colleagues and players. 



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Primary duties to include, but not limited to the following:
  •   Work with staff to establish, emulate, and hold accountable the academy’s standards
  •   Coordinate with staff to plan and execute the daily on-field practice design and education schedule
  •   Instruct players on team fundamentals and baserunning through the usage of classrooms, video, and on-field practice environments
  •   Assist in skill-specific work, including individual defensive drills and batting practice
  •   Provide an auxiliary coaching resource during DSL games
  •   Effectively prepare players at the academy for a successful transition to the United States
  •   Will live within close proximity to the Orioles’ academy in Boca Chica, D.R. during training camps and the Dominican Summer League season
  •   May also be asked to participate in minor league spring training located in Sarasota, FL
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  •   Fluent Spanish speaker
  •   Experience building a program and leading a team
  •   Experience working with players and coaches on and off the field
  •   Expertise or knowledge of coaching infield, outfield, or catching defense
  •   Proficiency in using Excel, Word, and Power Point
  •   Intrinsically motivated, reliable, and a growth mindset
 
Desired:
  •   Ability to throw firm, mix-pitch batting practice
  •   Ability to hit fungoes
  •   Bachelor’s degree

 DISCLAIMER: 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. 
 
 
  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: 
The Baltimore Orioles Are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Baltimore Orioles to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
 
  COVID VACCINATION:
Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement of the position, subject to consideration of reasonable accommodations for documented medical or religious needs that do not pose an undue hardship.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you vaccinated against COVID-19?