Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a full-time assistant coach for the women’s basketball program at its Lebanon, IL campus.  The Bearcats compete as members of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 2 year’s coaching experience.   The coach will be responsible for recruiting student athletes to participate at the NCAA Division II level, scouting opponents, developing players while assisting and implementing drills in practices or workouts. Other responsibilities include managing team travel, ordering equipment, directing summer camps and other duties as assigned. The candidate will assist the head coach in providing leadership and instruction in the academic, personal, and athletic development of student athletes. The candidate will maintain compliance with all NCAA Division II guidelines and regulations.   Travel is required. 

McKendree University, Illinois’ first and finest, is a private university in Lebanon, IL just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, home of the 11-time World Series Champs (St Louis Cardinals) and the 2019 Stanley Cup winner (St. Louis Blues). St. Louis also boasts a wonderful zoo, a first-rate botanical garden, a vibrant art scene (both performing and visual), and a plethora of top-notch restaurants.  

Interviews will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #AWBC26 with a resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.  

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.