Head Softball Coach
Trinity Christian College seeks a full-time Softball Coach (50%) combined with 50% staff position, beginning summer 2018. Staff position selected to fit with openings at the College and candidate area of expertise.
Master’s degree preferred and previous softball coaching experience required; head coaching and college experience preferred. Trinity seeks candidates who are professing Christians and are committed to excellence in coaching and service to the college. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education in the tradition of Reformed Christian higher education and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.
Trinity seeks candidates for faculty positions who are professing Christians and committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. They should support the goals of a strong Christian liberal arts education, especially in the Reformed tradition, and be competent to demonstrate to students a mature articulation of faith and learning.
The head softball coach is responsible for the overall administration and organization of the softball program, which includes recruiting, organizing practices, and all aspects related to home and away game preparation. The person in this position reports to the Athletics Director. Staff responsibilities depend on the areas of experience and expertise as well as the needs of the department.
Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Benefits for the full-time position include health insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance.
The committee will begin reviewing complete applications as they are received, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the online application process:
· Cover Letter
· Expression of Faith Statement: In a separate document, describe your faith commitment in Jesus Christ and how it is expressed through your involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church.
· Diversity Statement: Please read Trinity’s mission statement, found at http://www.trnty.edu/About-Us/mission.html
o Trinity’s mission statement states that we “seek to develop a multiracial, multinational and multidenominational student body.” In a separate document, describe your vision for diversity at a Christian college and how your vision shapes your work.
· Perspective on Profession: Trinity expects that student life/athletics staff will be committed to excellence consistent with our purpose and outcomes. Describe how you would approach your work in such a way that would seek excellence while pursuing these outcomes for your students.
· Student Life Purpose and Outcomes: We cultivate an academic community in which students flourish as they encounter the triune God with their whole lives and discover the joy of their vocation. We embody this purpose in our work in confident hope that all students – blessed by God, redeemed by Christ, and equipped by the Spirit -- will:
o Communicate about their emerging vocation as a joyful response to God’s calling
o Participate in creative and redemptive activity that develops community
o Demonstrate a growing maturity that expresses itself in consistency between belief and behavior
o Engage in diverse communities
o Tell the story of who they are and how they are being formed in Christ
Only electronic application documents will be accepted.
All applications, and supporting application documents, can be uploaded to:
Trinity Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois, a suburb twenty miles southwest of Chicago. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students with an excellent Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition. The College enrollment in the traditional program is about 1,100 with a vibrant residential program. We offer majors in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as professional programs in accounting and business administration, nursing, education, computer science, pre-medicine, and pre-law. Trinity also offers master’s programs in counseling psychology and special education as well as degree completion programs in education and business. The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association accredit Trinity Christian College.
Trinity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.