The Department of Athletics is seeking a highly motivated, organized and dedicated professional for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. Bradley University is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference.
Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.
This twelve-month, full-time position is responsible for assisting with all phases of a Division I softball program with an emphasis on defensive development and management, preferably pitching experience. The ideal candidate will also provide on the field coaching, assist equally in student-athlete recruitment, equipment management, team travel, game and practice organization and other duties as assigned by the head coach.
A Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred. At least 3 years of collegiate coaching or professional playing experience is preferred for this Assistant position. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills; computer and video knowledge, preferably Rightview Pro, writing skills; ability to interact effectively and enthusiastically with diverse student-athletes, colleagues and the public, ability to initiate and complete projects within specific deadlines, knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and willingness to fully support the mission and values of Bradley Athletics.
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates should submit cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume and complete contact information for three professional references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Assistant Softball Coach. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.