Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applicants for a part-time position of Assistant Volleyball Coach. The position is a part-time, temporary, renewable position. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of the volleyball program and other duties within the athletics department as assigned.
Position responsibilities include assisting with team development, training and instruction in practice and competition, building competitive programs, management of program budgets, driving the team van and student recruitment. Additional administrative duties in the athletics will be assigned. The selected candidates will have demonstrated skills and experience in coaching with a strong commitment to NCAA D-III philosophy, excellent communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to positively motivate student-athletes and prospective recruits. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record in compliance with Blackburn College policy.
Blackburn College seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities
Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 205, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email email@example.com. Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Position will be open until a qualified candidate is selected.
The selected candidates will have demonstrated skills and experience in coaching with a strong commitment to NCAA D-III philosophy, excellent communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to positively motivate student-athletes and prospective recruits. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record in compliance with Blackburn College policy
About Blackburn College
Blackburn College is a small, fully accredited 4-year liberal arts college. We are renowned for our student-managed work program and are located in Carlinville, Illinois.
Blackburn College, one of seven work colleges in the U.S., is the only college with a student-managed work program. The work requirement for all students provides an affordable education, meaningful work experience and leadership opportunities. The combination of the work and academic programs for more than 100 years creates a very unique educational experience that produces successful leaders. Blackburn graduates are successful following completion of their degree. 98% of 2014 Blackburn graduates were employed or in graduate school six months after graduation, based on communication with 97.5% of the graduating class.
Blackburn College is located in Carlinville, Illinois, a small rural community between Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO and the college enjoys a very positive relationship with the community. Carlinville has been called one of the “Best Small Towns in America.” and is also the seat of Macoupin County, home to the majestic Macoupin County Courthouse. Carlinville offers a slice of small-town ...Americana, with brick streets around the town square, many parks, and historical homes and buildings, while being within an easy drive of the urban center of St. Louis, Missouri.