The Department of Athletics invites applications in a national search for the position of Head Women's Tennis Coach.
This full-time position is responsible for leading, managing, organizing and administering all phases of the tennis program in accordance with NCAA and Missouri Valley Conference rules and regulations. The Head Coach must have a philosophy that maintains a competitive Division I program emphasizing integrity and a championship mind set while valuing the educational and personal welfare of its student-athletes. Additional responsibilities also include coaching effectively in practice and competition, energetic and engaged recruiting, scheduling and budget management, participating in promotional and fundraising activities, developing community and alumni support. The position may include additional opportunities at the Country Club of Peoria serving as the Club's tennis professional.
Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning and has been cited by the Princeton Review, Kiplinger and U.S. News for its educational excellence. The University is located on a 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 over 130 programs in five colleges, 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
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience required. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to recruit, lead, motivate and develop student-athletes; excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; a commitment to excellence and sensitivity to cultural differences. Proficiency with computer applications, general office software and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire.
To ensure full consideration, electronic submission of a cover letter addressing your vision and philosophy for the position, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Search Committee - Head Women's Tennis Coach
A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.