Illinois Wesleyan University, a NCAA Division III institution, invites applications for the position of Men's Lacrosse Graduate Assistant. This 10 month position includes a tuition waiver and stipend of $862 per month. If desired graduate program is not available in the first year, this role on our staff will start as a restricted earnings position with progression to GA in year 2 & 3. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; coaching specific segment as designated by head coach, recruiting, game planning, strength and conditioning, and game management. Coaching position will start August 1, 2019 with classes also starting in August for the graduate degree program. Successful candidates will adhere to all rules of the CCIW, NCAA, IWU, and will fulfill the requirements and expectations of the Illinois State University graduate program. Candidates must be accepted and enroll in one of the following graduate degree sequences; Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Psychology of Sport, Sport Management, Recreation Administration, or Physical Education Teachers Education. Please email cover letter, resume, and reference list to: Zach Iannucci, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach, firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference "Men's Lacrosse" in the subject line. Illinois Wesleyan University and the Athletics Department are strongly committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering, a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Applicants should provide a clear statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.
The individual should have playing or coaching experience at the collegiate level and must have or be willing to obtain a strength and conditioning certification. Candidates must meet the requirement for admission into the Illinois State Graduate School (3.0 in last 60 hours and qualifying GRE score). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Final candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation.
About Illinois Wesleyan University - Athletics
Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective national liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1700 students. Located in the Twin Cities of Bloomington-Normal, a culturally rich community of 135,000 approximately 2 hours south of Chicago, IWU enjoys a tradition of academic and athletic excellence. IWU has long been known for its outstanding faculty, distinctive liberal arts curriculum, the personal attention it gives students, and its beautiful and welcoming campus.