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Concordia University Chicago, Graduate Assistant

By IWLCA Admin, 02/27/19, 3:00PM EST

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Position Summary: The graduate assistant assists the head coach in operating an intercollegiate athletics program for student-athletes, with differing abilities and skills, which pursue our complementary goals in Athletics.

Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree required; current enrollment in Master’s Program at CUC.

Experience Required: Playing experience required at the college level. Goalie playing/coaching experience preferred but not necessary.

Skills, Characteristics Required for Position:

  • Ability to assist in administering NCAA Division III intercollegiate program, including recruiting, scheduling, budgeting, travel, and practice plans;
  • Ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to their sport to make them as competitive as possible;
  • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student-athlete development and importance of the mission statement of Concordia University Chicago;
  • Ability to be a team player within the Athletic Department and Concordia University Chicago;
  • Good judgement and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., presentations, workshops, regional and /or national conferences).

Special Working Conditions: Required to work weekends and evenings as needed.

Primary Duties:

  • Assist in analyzing performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques, and strategies in preparation for competition and during contests.
  • Assist in coordinating general administrative duties (including budgeting, game scheduling, travel plans, meeting request for information, and business procedures).
  • Communicate with the athletic trainer, sports information director, facilities assignor, and department administrators as needed.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating of recruiting and scouting activities.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by supervisor and athletic department administration.
  • Maintain consistent and reliable attendance.

Secondary Duties: other duties assigned by supervisor and athletic department administration.

Interested individuals should apply through our website. Please include a cover letter, resume and references.