North Central College (Naperville, IL) is seeking graduate assistants for the following athletic programs: Baseball, Men’s/Women’s Basketball, Women’s Bowling, Men’s/Women’s Cross Country, Men’s/Women’s Golf, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Track and Field, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s/Women’s Wrestling. Reporting to the head coach and the director of athletics, the graduate assistant is a ten-month position starting in Fall 2021. The position requires weekend and evening work, including team travel.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: • Coach a particular specialty area as assigned by the head coach • Assist in the recruitment of a diverse group of qualified student-athletes for successful participation in the sport • Assist with monitoring the academic progress of each student-athlete on the team • Plan and execute practice and game/competition plans according to the head coach and coaching staff • Maintain compliance with institutional, CCIW, and NCAA policies, rules and regulations • Develop and implement an on-going professional development plan as it relates to the sport in general, recruiting, and specialty areas •Additional responsibilities may be included, as assigned by the head coach or athletic administration.
Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into graduate school at North Central College is required. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success and knowledge in playing sports at the collegiate level; recruiting; general knowledge of NCAA rules; and excellent communication and organizational skills. Compensation for this position will be offered as tuition remission and a stipend. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check and driving records check as a condition of employment.
About North Central College
North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate programs, with hopes to offer its first doctoral program in the near future.
North Central College boasts a deep history of athletic excellence, with many championship-winning teams and strong intramural programs that play a central role in campus life. North Central College student-athletes compete in 27 intercollegiate sports (13 for men and 14 for women) in the NCAA Division III and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin. North Central College has won 40 team national championships and 140 individual national championships. A total of 465 student-athletes have earned 1,202 All-America selections, and 402 student-athletes have earned 666 national academic awards.
North Central College is strongly committed to recruiting and supporting students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. North Central College does not discriminate against applicants, students, faculty or staff on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disabilities, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation, status as a veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.