Carthage College, a member of the NCAA DIII and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, seeks graduate assistants to work in conjunction with Head Coaches in all aspects related to the operation of their respective sport programs. The graduate assistant must successfully enroll as a full-time graduate student in a qualifying program.
The following sports are seeking applications for a graduate assistant coach:
Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Men's & Women's Swim & Dive
Women's Water Polo
Responsibilities Responsibilities include effectively recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes, along with assisting in all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day office operations and administrative tasks. This includes individual student-athlete evaluation and development, team practices, scouting, developing game plans, and travel to competitions. Additional responsibilities may be included, as assigned by the head coach or athletic administration.
Qualifications The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success and knowledge in the respective sport 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 2023, will require weekend and evening work, including team travel. Compensation for this position will be offered as partial or full tuition remission (dependent on graduate program) and a competitive stipend. The successful candidate may be subject to a background check and driving records check as a condition of employment.
Applications Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to the corresponding email for the sport listed below:
Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field - firstname.lastname@example.org
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 committed to building a rich and diverse community. Through Carthage's regional partnership in Moon Shot for Equity and actions guided by our Anti-Racism Plan of Action and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan, we strive to increase access to higher education. Carthage is committed to the education of individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Carthage is an equal opportunity employer.