Grad Assistant, Women's Basketball

Rockford University

2019-06-28 17:31:01

Job location Rockford, Illinois, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Community & Sport

Job description

Job Description
Rockford University is accepting candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for the Rockford Regent's Women's Basketball Program to begin August 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be able to work 30+ hours per week and receive 21 hours of tuition remission per year, room and board and a monthly stipend. This is a year round position.


1.To foster, mold, guide, lead, and direct student-athletes towards a quality educational experience in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a degree. 2.To develop a successful collegiate women's basketball program and individual coaching philosophy through recruiting, off-season programs, practice planning, and in-season execution.


  • Recruiting phone calls, off-campus visits, setting up on-campus visits.
  • High School visits, both in and out of state.
  • Setting up and executing practices.
  • Game and practice coaching.
  • Individual student-athlete meetings.
  • Weekly study table sessions.
  • Set up individual tutoring and learning sessions through the usage of Rockford University programs.
  • Classroom attendance and grade checks.
  • Strength and conditioning supervision.
  • Film breakdown of both practice and game film.


  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Acceptance into a RU graduate program
  • Successful playing experience preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Position specific knowledge of the game
  • A valid driver's license and personal auto insurance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be willing to take initiative and work hard
  • Working knowledge of Strength and Conditioning


    Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit resume, cover letter and list of three professional references to

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