Carthage College, a member of the NCAA DIII and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, seeks a graduate assistant to work in conjunction with the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach in all aspects related to the operation of the women's lacrosse program. The graduate assistant must successfully enroll as a full-time graduate student in a qualifying program.
Responsibilities include effectively recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes, along with assisting in all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day office operations and administrative tasks. This includes individual player evaluation and development, team practices, scouting, developing game plans, and travel to competitions. Additional responsibilities may be included, as assigned by the head coach or athletic administration.
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success and knowledge in playing lacrosse at the collegiate level; recruiting; strong knowledge of NCAA rules; and excellent communication and organizational skills. Applicants will be working with various departments on campus including, but not limited to admissions, facilities, development, academic advising, and student affairs.
This position, available beginning Fall 2021 will require weekend and evening work, including team travel. Compensation for this position will be offered as tuition remission and a competitive stipend. The successful candidate may be subject to a background check and driving records check as a condition of employment.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject title: 2021 Carthage GA Women's Lacrosse Coach Application
*Additional Info: Stipend is $8k, contract is for two years (re-signed after year 1) and runs from mid-August through mid-May each year. The full tuition remission covers the M. Ed program (sport leadership track).