Head Coach-Baseball

Employer
Trinity Christian College
Location
Palos Heights, IL

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Trinity Christian College Athletics is seeking a Head Baseball Coach.  This is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Athletics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will possess a well-rounded set of skills that include a demonstrated ability to coach effectively and develop a competitive athletic program; to select and supervise coaching staff; to recruit, instruct, and develop student athletes; to create and implement camps and community initiatives; and to maintain strong and productive working relationships. These will be best evidenced by both prior leadership experience and by prior collegiate level coaching.

The college is seeking candidates who are professing Christians and are committed to excellence in athletics.  Candidates should support the goals of a Christian liberal arts education and demonstrate a mature articulation of faith in athletics.

Required qualifications include a completed bachelor’s degree (a completed master’s degree is preferred) and previous full-time coaching and leadership experience.

APPLICATION DETAILS:

Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration, interested applications should submit (upload) all of the following:

  1. A brief cover letter and a professional resume,
  2. A brief written statement (no more than 500 words) that describes his/her Christian faith commitment and how it is expressed through involvement with the body of Christ and participation in a local church, and
  3. A brief written statement (no more than 500 words) that describes his/her desire and demonstrated capacity to work in a Christian liberal arts college with a commitment to diversity. See Trinity’s mission statement for context: http://www.trnty.edu/About-Us/mission.html
  4. A brief written statement that describes how he/she might work toward the college’s purpose and outcomes through his/her coaching. These are:
To cultivate a community in which student-athletes 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: 

  • Communicate about their emerging vocation as a joyful response to God’s calling
  • Participate in creative and redemptive activity that develops community
  • Demonstrate a growing maturity that expresses itself in consistency between belief and behavior
  • Engage in diverse communities
  • Tell the story of who they are and how they are being formed in Christ
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    Organization

    Trinity Christian College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Palos Heights, Illinois. Since its founding in 1959, Trinity has provided its students a rigorous Christian higher education in the Reformed tradition, preparing them to pursue excellence in their vocations. The secure 130-acre wooded campus is just 30 minutes from the limitless cultural and career resources of downtown Chicago.

    Academics

    Consistently ranked as one of the top-tier colleges in the Midwest region by U.S. News and World Report, Trinity Christian College offers over 80 programs of study, including traditional undergraduate, adult studies, and graduate programs. Recognizing the value of experiential learning, 100% of Trinity’s students participate in hands-on internships or field education. Trinity alumni excel. They are nurses in the most advanced healthcare facilities, award-winning teachers in schools across the country, successful business executives in global companies, and service-oriented professionals making a difference throughout the world.

    Community

    Whether they are commuters or campus residents, current Trinity students passionately talk about the sense of “community” they feel on this diverse campus. Trinity is often recognized for its ethnic and economic diversity. Intercollegiate sports for men and women, student-run ministry programs, and a full scope of creative expression in fine arts add to the Trinity experience. 

    Chicago

    Opportunities abound in the Chicagoland area, opening the door to an expansive “classroom” of culturally-rich neighborhoods; world class music, theater, art, and cuisine; and endless professional development for students via internships, career positions, and involvement with service organizations. Trinity’s Chicago Semester provides an immersive experience for students who want the city to be their home, classroom, and workplace for an entire semester.

    Study Abroad

    Learning outside the classroom is available through off-campus programs including Semester in Spain (Seville), Semester in The Netherlands, and Semester in Ecuador (Quito), as well as other areas of the world. May-term trips to places such as Cuba and China offer students the opportunity to discover and explore different regions of the world over the course of a few weeks.

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