Graduate Assistant – Tabor College

School: Tabor College
Position: Graduate Assistant
Organization: NAIA
Conference: KCAC
Description:

Tabor College is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant for Women’s Basketball. Responsible for working with the head coach in all aspects of developing a competitive NAIA program with some assignments for athletic administration which will include weight room supervision, orientation responsibilities and gameday management.

Additional Clarification on Coaching Responsibilities: Assisting JV program first year with the possibility of taking over responsibility of JV program in second year of graduate assistantship. Assisting with practice planning and coaching. Assisting with recruiting both on and off campus including talent evaluation at high school, junior college and club events. Organizational duties related to recruiting, fundraising, game day operations and travel. Some driving is required for both recruiting and game day travel. Communication with recruits and current players in expected.

                                           Qualifications: Candidate must meet the requirements for admission to Tabor’s graduate school. Candidate must affirm Tabor distinctives as a decidedly Christian college and articulate a personal relationship with Christ. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Coaching and/or competitive experience is required.

                                           Tabor Graduate Assistant Options:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration in Sport Management & Leadership (MBA)
  • Master in Ministry Entrepreneurship & Innovation (MEI)
  • Master in Education in Neuroscience & Trauma (MEd) – Only two candidates are admitted per year and the candidate must have obtained a valid teaching licensure.

 

Start Date: August 1, 2021

                                           Length of Appointment: 2 years

                                           Responsibilities: Assistant coaching duties under the direction of the head women’s basketball coach and/or his designee. Includes but not limited to on court and tournament coaching, social media and recruiting, equipment management, practice planning, leading and pastoring of students.

                                           Benefits of Position: $3,500 stipend, full tuition waiver, books and fee waiver, one meal per day Monday through Friday in the Tabor cafeteria when it is open. Living expenses are the responsibility of the successful candidate.

Applicant Information:

Submit cover letter, resume and under-graduate transcripts. Complete all application forms/questionnaires required. All information is to be submitted via e-mail to Personnel & Benefits Manager, Misty Smithson-Kahrs at [email protected] An interview will be required with the Head Coach and Athletic Director as well as be accepted into the Graduate School. Tabor College is a Christ centered liberal arts college located 50 miles north of Wichita, Kansas.

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