Purdue University Northwest is seeking to hire a graduate assistant to assist with their men's and women’s tennis programs in Hammond, IN. Responsibilities include assisting in all aspects of the men's and women’s tennis program, including: •Practice organization and implementation •Attending all practices and competitions •Identifying and coordinating recruitment of prospective student-athletes •Abide by all written policies, procedures and guidelines of Purdue Northwest, the Department of Athletics, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and all applicable conferences or associations. •Recruiting prospective student-athletes through phone and email and in-person evaluations. •Assisting with management of web-based recruiting software. •Data entry (must be proficient with Microsoft Office) •Other duties as assigned
Position provides tuition remission to the university’s graduate program of choice and stipend, housing not included. Preferred start date is August, 2020.
Purdue Northwest Athletics consists of 200 student athletes and 13 sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and is member of NCAA Division II. Intercollegiate athletic teams are fielded in men’s and women basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, softball and baseball. Purdue Northwest has recently developed new basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, and tennis facilities.
The candidate must have demonstrated success competing in tennis at the collegiate level and/or coaching certifications in tennis, strong interpersonal communication skills; as well as mature, respectful, professional engagement and demeanor with student-athletes and University personnel. The candidate must also be accepted and enrolled into an accredited graduate program at PNW.
About Purdue University Northwest
Part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, Purdue University Northwest offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student centered campuses, located in Northwest Indiana and in close proximity to Chicago. Purdue Northwest offers more than 70 degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.