Support and assist the Assistant Director and/or Director of Amateur Scouting in all facets of player evaluation.
Evaluate and report on all players in the assigned area.
Maintain and update a comprehensive “Preference List” for the assigned area.
Provide and present all relevant background information (interviews, character assessments, test applications, etc.) on prospects in the assigned area.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Mariners role system and apply it at all levels.
File schedules for all schools/programs in the assigned area. Provide guidance and recommendation for incoming Cross Checkers and other members of the Scouting department
Provide prospect “follow reports” on prospects for upcoming Draft classes.
Author and provide reports, preferences and recommendations in all forms of player acquisition (Trade, Free Agency, Rule 5 Draft, Rule 4 Draft, 6-Year Free Agency, etc.).
Special Assignment coverages as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director, Amateur Scouting
Aid Pro Scouting Department when assigned
Will perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Equivalent, relevant work experience would be considered in lieu of formal education
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Scouting of amateur players
Excellent communication skills and ability to converse with both Players and Trainers/Agents, as well as the scouting department leadership group
Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills
Acts in a manner that is fair and ethical, and always with integrity
Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization
Possess computer proficiency with email, MS Word and Excel
The ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts
Physical Activities and Working Conditions:
Travel and evaluate all assigned coverages and players-of-interest
Attend Regional Scouting meeting in advance of the annual June Draft. Provide detailed presentation of each prospect in the assigned area
Regularly collaborate with scouting leadership in developing self-improvement plans in all areas, including goal planning and reviews
Must Live within assigned region. Preferred Nor Cal/Oregon; Scout Lives in or near the Bay Area, Preferred Mid-West; Scout lives in Illinois/Chicago area