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Effective August 27, 2014

Blackburn College, a private, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a unique student-managed Work Program, seeks:

Coordinator of Alumni Relations

The Coordinator of Alumni Relations has primary responsibility for the planning and management of on and off campus Alumni programs, activities and events including Homecoming. Furthermore, this position serves as the Blackburn Alumni Association liaison and the primary contact for the College’s alumni base.
BA/BS degree; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong time management skills; and ability/willingness to travel required. Minimum of one year of event management experience is preferred. 

Assistant Athletic Trainer

The successful candidate will report to the Head Athletic Trainer and will work collaboratively in assuring that all aspects of athletic training are organized and managed in a professional and effective way. Duties also include the training, supervision, and evaluation of athletic trainer student workers in the College Work Program. Applicants should have a Master’s Degree in Athletic Training. NATA certification, licensing in the State of Illinois, First Aid/AED/CPR certification is required.

Admissions Regional Representative

Blackburn College seeks an experienced, organized, and enthusiastic Regional Admissions Counselor for Freshman and Transfer students in the Greater Chicago Area. Successful candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree and experience in student recruitment and live in the Chicago area.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to recruiting, interviewing and enrolling freshmen and transfer students; representing the College at high school and community college visits, college fair programs: maintaining positive communication with prospective students, parents and counselors regarding admissions policies and student admission status; participating in outreach services via phone, email and social media.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; admissions/enrollment/financial aid experience preferred; excellent organizational, interpersonal communication and presentation skills along with the ability to plan and coordinate special projects and work effectively with available technology;must be a self-starter, highly motivated, goal oriented and able to multitask; working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus; must drive and have a valid driver’s license; positive attitude, healthy sense of humor and ability to work independently and in a team environment are a must.

Send resume, cover letter, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current references to Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Avenue, Ludlum 209, Carlinville, IL 62626, or No phone calls or walk ins. EOE.