Graduate Assistant – University of Wisconsin-Parkside

School: University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Position: Graduate Assistant
Position Type: null
Salary: $7500 stipend and 50% tuition
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: GLIAC
Essential Job Functions
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to offer the graduate assistant positions for the 2021-22 academic year. These graduate assistants will gain valuable experience in Wisconsin’s only NCAA Division II athletics department. Meanwhile, the athletics department will improve its operational efficiency, competitiveness, and student-athlete experience by building capacity through degree-seeking graduate students.

Graduate assistants will also complete other duties as assigned by the athletics department and assist the Health, Kinesiology, and Sport Management department with assigned duties, including serving as an instructor of activity classes. To be eligible, students must be admitted to the in-person Master of Sport Management Program (MSSM)at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Appointments are contingent upon maintenance of minimum credit requirements and good standing in a graduate degree program.

The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment for the 2021-22 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second year. Each graduate assistant will receive an annual stipend of $7,500, paid monthly, and a scholarship of 50% of tuition (in-state or out-of-state tuition). These positions will remain open until filled. Start date for the positions will be August 1 with the potential for a mutually-agreed upon earlier start date.

Key Job Responsibilities:

The graduate assistant women’s basketball coach will report directly to the Women’s Basketball Head Coach and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a Division II women’s basketball program. The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college basketball program. Bachelor’s degree required.

1. Planning and execution of practice.

2. Player development

3. Opponent scouting

4. Film breakdown

5. Recruitment of student-athletes

6. Travel and operational logistics

7. Organizing camps and clinics

8. Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes

9. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches.

10. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.

11. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.

12. Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.

13. Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he/she shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.

14. Perform other duties as assigned

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