Rockford University, a member of the NCAA DIII and the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference, is seeking to fill an Athletic Department Graduate Assistant position. This position, reporting directly to the Director of Athletics and Assistant Director of Athletics, requires availability during nights and weekends. Graduate Assistants are required to work 30+ hours per week and will receive tuition remission, room and board and a monthly stipend.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
-Assisting with general athletic operations including event management -Assisting with ticketing & promotions -Scheduling & overseeing event management student workers -Assisting with department-wide events & fundraisers -Assisting with various compliance duties as needed
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: • Bachelor’s Degree • Acceptance into the graduate program • 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 a self-starter
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit resume, cover letter and list of three professional references to HumanResources@rockford.edu.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include tuition remission, room and board and a monthly stipend.
About Rockford University
Founded in 1847, Rockford University is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Rockford, Ill., a city of 150,000 people about 85 miles northwest of Chicago. The University offers over 70 majors, minors and programs, a return-to-college program in management studies, masters programs in business and teaching, and several community education programs. Rockford University is one of only 11 institutions in Illinois with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
Our mission includes providing an education “grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experiences.” Our vision builds on the life and work of our distinguished alumna, Jane Addams, and many others in her tradition. Founder of Hull House in Chicago in the late 19th Century, Addams worked at the nexus of the major historical and intellectual currents of the day. In 1931 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. Our vision is to be “Jane Addams' college in the 21st century.”