Grace College is seeking 8 Graduate Assistants: Cross Country/Track and Field, Women's Soccer, Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Volleyball.
The Graduate Assistant Coach reports directly to the Head Coach of each sport and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful program at the NAIA level. Duties include, but not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies of the sport. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate game plans and strategies. Assist with coordinating official and unofficial visits, written correspondence and telephone communications. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Assist Head Coach in the preparation of competitive team schedule, participate in public relations/media activities, and fundraising initiatives. Strong organizational skills with an ability to effectively recruit are essential. Oversee administrative processes and procedures as assigned. Ensure compliance with all Grace student life, NAIA policies and Grace College policies & procedures.
The two-year assistantship begins in August and includes tuition remission, a meal plan, and an annual stipend. The candidate must enroll in one of the graduate programs that Grace College offers. The candidate must enroll in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester. Bachelor’s degree required and college playing experience preferred. Applicant must obtain acceptance in Grace College graduate program and have a personal commitment to Grace’s mission of Christian higher education. A valid driver’s license is required. Applicants must be able to work an untraditional work schedule (i.e. frequent nights and weekends). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
About Grace College and Seminary
Grace College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college and a member of the NAIA and the National Christian College Athletic Association. Grace competes in the very competitive Mid-Central College Conference. Located in the resort community of Winona Lake, near Warsaw, Indiana (36 miles west of Ft. Wayne), Grace College offers 52 academic majors (38 minors) and a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Central to the mission is developing character, sharpening competence and preparing for service. Our goal in Christian living and teaching is to make Christ preeminent in all things. The programs of the college, as well as its community lifestyle, are designed to encourage serious academic inquiry, a biblical worldview, spiritual understanding, and social conscience, all in the context of God's grace.