North Park University – Women’s Tennis Graduate Assistant

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North Park University, a member of the nationally recognized College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, would like to announce that applications are now being accepted for the position of Women’s Tennis – Graduate Assistant.   The assistantship will begin in January 2022 and includes tuition remission, a partial meal plan, and a $3,000 stipend per semester.   

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the head coach in the coordination of administrative areas of program management including, but not limited to, scheduling of competitions and practices, travel plans, and equipment.
  • Analyze performance and instruct athletes in tennis techniques and strategies in preparation for and during athletics competition.
  • Assist program with all phases of competitive NCAA and CCIW compliant recruiting.      
  • Assist with monitoring academic progress of all student-athletes on the team.  
  • Manage equipment usage.  
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Associate Athletic Directors, and the Assistant Vice President for Athletics and Sport Management.    

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.  
  • Applicants must be able to work an untraditional work schedule (i.e. frequent nights and weekends).
  • Applicant must obtain acceptance in North Park University graduate program and have a personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education. 
  • Coaching experience or playing experience and extensive knowledge of the sport of Tennis at the intercollegiate level is required. 
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:  North Park University, Karl Clifton-Soderstrom, Head Women’s Tennis Coach, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625, E-mail: kclifton-soderstrom@northpark.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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