Athletics - Assistant Softball Coach

The Department of Athletics is seeking a highly motivated, organized and dedicated professional for the position of Assistant Softball Coach.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning.  The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.  With 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with 90 programs in five colleges, including the traditional sciences plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college.  Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive universities.  For additional information visit www.bradley.edu and www.bradleybraves.com.

This twelve-month, full-time position is responsible for assisting with all phases of a Division I Softball Program including:  player development - specifically catchers and outfield, on the field coaching, equipment management, camp organization, recruiting, assisting with game and practice preparation and other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach. 

A Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred.  Fastpitch softball coaching and or playing experience is required.  Coaching and competing experience at the Division I level is preferred.  Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organization skills; computer and video background, writing skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse student-athletes, colleagues and the public, ability to initiate and complete projects with 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 contact information for three professional references by July 8, 2013 electronically to dschick@bradley.edu with subject line: Assistant Softball Coach.  Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is July 15, 2013.