Job Posting: Diamondbacks Short Season Hitting Coordinator

Position: Short Season Hitting Coordinator

Department:Baseball Operations
Status: Regular Full-Time
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Position Summary:
The Arizona Diamondbacks are seeking a Short Season Hitting Coordinator who will work closely with the Minor League Hitting Coordinator and oversee coordinating and developing players at their Dominican Academy, Short-Season clubs, Arizona operations (including spring training), extended spring, Arizona League and Instructional League as well as special assignments. The ideal candidate will use analytical data and technology to create plans for players to maximize their development and will collaborate with players, staff and the front office. Spanish speaking is required for this role, as well as the flexibility to be on the road for weeks at a time, including international travel.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • An understanding of hitting technology and how it can be implemented
  • Communicating hitting technologies including video and wearable technology with Spanish speaking players and staff
  • Working with hitters in one-on-one environments
  • Working with short season hitting coaches to implement philosophy
  • Incorporating analytics as it relates to hitting
  • Effectively communicating technical and analytical concepts to non-technical people
  • Ability to carry out and create a hitting plan for players in conjunction with the Hitting Coordinator
  • Ability to multitask and balance multiple projects at once
  • Working and collaborating with players, staff and the front office
  • Independently evaluate professional and amateur baseball players
  • Flexibility to travel internationally and be on the road for weeks at a time
  • Carry oneself in a respectful manner that positively represents the organization

Skills:

  • Fluency in Spanish is required
  • The ability to effectively communicate with and relate to people who have varying backgrounds and experiences working in and playing baseball, respecting and empathizing with both the human and analytical perspectives of the game
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • Experience working with Blast, K-Vest, force plates, slow motion video and Rapsodo
  • Technical knowledge pertaining to statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send a resume and supporting materials to bbopsjob@dbacks.com.

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