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Graduate Assistant, Women’s Soccer

03/14/2019 3:00 pm

Rockford University is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Women’s Soccer to begin August 2019 . The selected candidate will receive up to 21 hours of tuition remission per academic year, room and board and a monthly stipend. Requirements include working a minimum of 30 hours per week.

SUMMARY:
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 develop a successful collegiate women’s soccer program and individual coaching philosophy through recruiting, off-season programs, practice planning, and in-season execution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

• Recruiting phone calls, off-campus visits, setting up on-campus visits.
• High School visits, both in and out of state.
• Setting up and executing practices.
• Game and practice coaching.
• 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.
• Film breakdown of both practice and game film.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • • Bachelors Degree.
    • Acceptance into the graduate program
    • Successful playing experience preferably at the collegiate level.
    • Position specific knowledge of the game
    • A valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • Insurable for driving per University policy
  • • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must be willing to take initiative and work hard
    • Working knowledge of Strength and Conditioning

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Human Resources@rockford.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and be accepted until the position is filled.

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