Assistant Softball Coach (Part-time)


Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL seeks applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach.

This position is a part-time, 9-month, temporary, renewable position. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of the Women’s Softball 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 department may be assigned.

The selected candidates will have demonstrated skills and experience in coaching and/or playing softball, 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 references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 209, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE