Graduate Assistant - Softball Coach - Diverse Candidates Encouraged
Company: University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Posted on: July 30, 2022
Code: 18163 Posted: 03/19/2022
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning
community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student
success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13
four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System,
Parkside provides an educational value to our students that's
unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an
investment in one's future, and we believe the cost of an education
should not prevent any student from achieving his or her
educational and professional goals.
UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The
campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two
miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer
competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive
work environment. Parkside is a community that's easy to call home.
Find out why.
Position Title: Graduate Assistant - Softball Coach
Employment Type: Part-time, Academic Staff, Exempt
Reports To: The Graduate Assistant - Softball Coach will report to
the Head Softball Coach.
The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment for the
2022-23 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second
year. Each graduate assistant will receive a full tuition waiver
and an annual stipend of $7,500, paid monthly. These positions will
remain open until filled. Anticipated start date for the positions
will be August 1, with the potential for a mutually-agreed upon
earlier start date and summer employment.
The coaching graduate assistants will also serve as an instructor
for one activity class for the Health, Kinesiology, and Sport
Management department (HKSM). 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 the MSSM program.
Parkside Athletics and HKSM have collaborated on the graduate
assistant program for four years, fostering success for the
athletics department, sport management program, and, most
importantly, the graduate students. Alumni of the program have gone
onto successful careers in college athletics and in club/youth and
professional sports, including North Dakota State, Indiana State,
Colorado College, Stephen F. Austin, UW-Parkside, University of
Illinois-Chicago, and Quincy.
Essential Job Functions
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the
position of Graduate Assistant -Softball Coach. To be eligible,
prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master's
Degree programs at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The
Softball Graduate Assistant Coach will report directly to the Head
Softball Coach, and will gain experience assisting with all aspects
of a NCAA Division II softball program.
Key Job Responsibilities
Assist with all aspects of the softball program, including:
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 o 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
- Bachelor's degree
- Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal
- The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain
- The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete,
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