Graduate Assistant Athletic Department

Graduate Assistant Athletics

Code: 14134 Posted: 03/14/2018

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to offer graduate assistant positions beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. To be eligible, students must be admitted to a degree-seeking Master’s program at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Appointments are contingent upon maintenance of minimum credit requirements and good standing in a graduate degree program.

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.

The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment (August1-May 31) for the 2018-19 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second year. Each graduate assistant will receive an annual stipend of $7,500.00 paid monthly and a scholarship of 50% of tuition (in-state or out-of-state). Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by Friday March 30. These positions will remain open until filled.
 

External Relations Graduate Assistant

Overview

The external relations graduate assistant will contribute to the UW-Parkside athletics department’s efforts in corporate partnerships, fundraising, ticket sales, marketing, and promotions. The external relations graduate assistant will oversee the creation and execution of marketing and promotional schedules for each intercollegiate sports team.

The position will also assist with the department’s corporate partners program, through the creation of inventory, sales and fulfillment of partnerships. The GA will also assist in the advancement and alumni relations efforts, providing support for alumni and fundraising events and donor communications.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in college athletics, specifically marketing, sales, and/or promotions is preferred. Candidates must have strong communication skills. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) is preferred. Must be willing to work long hours including nights, weekends and holidays in addition to weekly office hours scheduled around University classes.

To apply for this position please add External Relations Graduate Assistant to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact Ryan Ridley at ridley@uwp.edu

 

Communications Graduate Assistant

Overview
The communications graduate assistant will work under the direction of the Assistant AD/Communications and assist in the promotion of the department’s student-athletes and 13 athletics teams. The graduate assistant will serve as the primary media contact for select sports. Duties and experiences will include the creation of press releases and other written content, website maintenance of ParksideRangers.com, game day operations, video production assistance, photography, graphic design, and social media.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in college athletics, specifically communications, video production, and/or sports information is preferred. Candidates must have strong communication skills. Knowledge of

Stat Crew/The Automated Scorebook and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) is preferred.

To apply for this position please add Communications Graduate Assistant to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact Ryan Ridley at ridley@uwp.edu 


Volleyball Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview
The volleyball assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head volleyball coach with the operations of a Division II volleyball program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.


Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive volleyball preferred.

To apply for this position please add Volleyball Coach Graduate Assistant to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head volleyball coach Leigh Barea at barea@uwp.edu


Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview
The men’s soccer assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive soccer preferred.

To apply for this position please add Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head men’s soccer coach Jason Zitzke at zitzke@uwp.edu
 

Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview

The women’s soccer assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive soccer preferred.

To apply for this position please add Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head women’s soccer coach Brittany Nikolic at nikolic@uwp.edu

 
Wrestling Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview
The wrestling assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive wrestling preferred.

To apply for this position please add Wrestling Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head coach Corey VanGroll at vangroll@uwp.edu
 

Softball Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview

The softball assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.
 

Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive softball preferred.

To apply for this position please add Softball Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head softball coach Kristin Ortman at ortman@uwp.edu


Baseball Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)

Overview

The baseball assistant coach (graduate assistant) will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, scouting opponents and film breakdown, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience playing and/or coaching competitive baseball preferred.
 

To apply for this position please add Baseball Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions, please contact head baseball coach Daniel Esposito at esposito@uwp.edu

 Cross Country and Track & Field Assistant Coach (Graduate Assistant)


Overview 

The cross country and track and field graduate assistant coach will assist the head coach with the operations of a Division II program, including assisting with planning and executing practice, coordinating recruitment, organizing camps and clinics, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Experience competing and/or coaching cross country and/or track and field preferred.

To apply for this position please add Cross Country and Track & Field Coach (Graduate Assistant) to your cover letter. If you have questions please contact head cross country and track and field coach Thomas Breitbach at breitbac@uwp.edu

 

Review of Applications

 

Applications received by Friday, March 30, 2018 are ensured full consideration. Positions are opened until filled.
 

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:

All applications are to be submitted electronically through our employment portal.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu   (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) 

STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

"Advanced Search", Job Opening ID: "14134"

Find Jobs Posted Within: "Anytime" click "Search"

Select "Graduate Assistant- Athletics Department", click "Apply Now"

You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login". If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process. 
 

STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents: 

  • Cover letter (please document the position you are applying for)
  • Resume

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. 

LEGAL NOTICES
 

Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.

Note: Criminal Background Check - The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer:  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Ryan Ridley

Contact Phone: 262/595-2245

Contact Email: ridley@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345