GRADUATE ASSISTANT—WOMEN’S LACROSSE DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS COMPENSATION: GRADUATE SEMESTER CREDITS PER ACADEMIC YEAR
FUNCTION: Reporting to the Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting in all phases of the women’s lacrosse program. Graduate Assistants will work cooperatively across the Whitworth community to advance the mission of the University.
ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1890, Whitworth University has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate education and graduate programs, Whitworth combines the Christian heritage of the University, its commitment to academic rigor and its long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars leads the University’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.”
Whitworth Athletics, affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) at the Division III level and a member of the Northwest Conference (NWC). This program is representative of Whitworth’s highly accomplished athletics department, which recently won its 10th straight McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy, awarded for excellence across all sports.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED DUTIES: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: •Prospective student-athlete recruiting •Practice and game day coaching •Team transportation and travel planning •Assistance with camps and clinics •Develop and maintain mentoring relationships with student-athletes •Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA regulations. •Assist with fundraising efforts on behalf of the women’s lacrosse program •Perform other duties commensurate with experience.
QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor's degree and playing experience at the college or university level desired.
Be accepted into one of Whitworth's graduate programs.
A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
Demonstrated awareness of and commitment to effectively addressing the unique needs and concerns of others from a variety of diverse backgrounds including those from underrepresented racial/ethnic populations.
Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
Degree verification may be required at time of interview or background check.
The following documents are required to complete the online application form:
A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the qualifications of the position.
The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three academic/professional references
A one-page document describing your personal commitment to the Christian faith
Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.
ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. In its strong liberal arts undergraduate education and graduate programs, Whitworth combines the Christian heritage of the University, its commitment to academic rigor and its long-standing orientation toward human service. A community of Christian scholars carries out the university’s mission “to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and heart.”