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Graduate Assistant-Athletics

04/20/2017 4:00 pm

Position: Graduate Assistant

Department: Athletics Admin


  1. To foster, mold, guide, lead and direct student athletes towards a quality educational experience in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a degree.
  2. To assist in developing a successful athletic department.


  • Individual student athlete meetings
  • Weekly study table sessions
  • Set up individual tutoring and learning sessions through the usage of Rockford University programs.
  • Classroom attendance and grade checks
  • Strength and conditioning supervision
  • Coordination of special departmental projects
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must be admitted into the MAT or MBA program
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be willing to take initiative and work hard


The physical and mental demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successsfully perform the essential job functions of an assistant in athletics. While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools or controls, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop and kneel. The incumbent may occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Email letter of interest, resume and list of three professional references to: