Carthage College, a member of the NCAA DIII and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, seeks a defensive graduate assistant to work in conjunction with the Head Football Coach in all aspects related to the operation of the football program. The graduate assistant must successfully enroll as a full-time graduate student in a qualifying program.
Responsibilities include effectively recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes, assisting with all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day office operations and administrative tasks, including team practice, individual player evaluation and development, scouting, developing game plans, and travel to competitions. Additional responsibilities are included, as assigned by the head coach or athletic administration.
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success and knowledge in playing football at the collegiate level; recruiting; strong knowledge of NCAA rules; and excellent communication and organizational skills. Applicants will be working with various departments on campus including, but not limited to: admissions, facilities, development, academic advising, and student affairs.
This position, available beginning Fall 2021 will require weekend and evening work, including team travel and recruiting trips.
Compensation for this position will be offered as tuition remission and a competitive stipend. The successful candidate may be subject to a background check and driving records check as a condition of employment.
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject title: 2021 Carthage Defensive GA Football Coach Application
About Carthage College
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.