The University of Jamestown’s Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach position (2) for its Men’s and Women’s Soccer programs for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years.
The successful candidate will report to the Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coaches and will assist with various administrative and coaching aspects of the program, including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting, and fundraising. This is a 10-month assistantship with a start date of August 1st. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by The University of Jamestown.
To apply: For consideration, please submit a cover letter and indicate your intention to work with one program (men’s or women’s) or are open to both, resume and contact information for three professional references to:
Tommy Nienhaus – Head Men’s Soccer Coach email@example.com or Nick Becker – Head Women’s Soccer Coach firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to a graduate program. Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the admissions application immediately. The admissions process for the graduate school program is separate from the application for this position. For information about UJ’s graduate programs please visit https://www.uj.edu/graduate-programs. The University of Jamestown is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into a graduate program is required. The preferred candidate should have competed as a collegiate soccer student-athlete. Additional requirements include strong communication, organizational, and supervisory skills, the ability to work well in a team environment, and the capacity to model mature, responsible leadership. The candidate must be willing to work weekends and holidays and travel with the team to competitions.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation Information: Full tuition, housing and the Block 150 Meal Plan (150 meals + $225 Jimmie Bucks per semester) are covered with UJ’s Graduate Assistant Program. Additional compensation is available through coaching with the local youth club.
About University of Jamestown
University of Jamestown, established in 1883 by Presbyterian settlers, is a private, residential, liberal arts college of nearly 1,000 students. UJ is ranked 29th among regional colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report, was the first North Dakota college to be ranked a top tier school by U.S. News and World Report, is ranked Best Midwestern colleges by Princeton Review and is ranked number one college in North Dakota by Niche.