Carthage College, a member of the NCAA DIII and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, seeks a graduate assistant to work in conjunction with the Head Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Coach in all aspects related to the operation of the wrestling programs. 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, and 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 position includes 8,000 Stipend, Tuition remission, and Cheap/affordable housing on or off campus.
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success and knowledge in wrestling 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. 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 GA Wrestling Coach Application