Men's Soccer Graduate Assistant

Code: 15575 Posted: 05/31/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Men’s Soccer Graduate Assistant.

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to offer a men’s soccer graduate assistant coach position. To be eligible, prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master’s programs at the University of Wisconsin Parkside. The men’s soccer graduate assistant coach will report directly to the Men’s Soccer Head Coach and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a Division II men’s soccer program. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside sponsors 15 sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with all aspects of the men’s soccer program, including:

  • Recruitment of Student-Athletes.
  • Program operation logistics including team travel and ordering equipment.
  • Organizing, marketing, and running men’s soccer camps and clinics.
  • Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Develop and implement team practice plans, and individual practice plans.
  • Planning and execution of fundraising events and special events, in collaboration with Athletics Advancement.
  • Monitor the physical and mental health of athletes in collaboration with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning Staff.
  • Marketing of the program, specifically with various social media platforms, in collaboration with Strategic Communications and Marketing department.
  • 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.
  • Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.
  • Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc
  • Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.
  • 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 to 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college soccer program.
  • Candidates must be willing to work long hours and travel, including nights, weekends and holidays in addition to weekly office hours scheduled around University classes.
  • Appointments are contingent upon maintenance of gooSearch Job Openingsd standing in an enrolled Master’s program.
  • The successful candidate will be appointed for a 10-month appointment (Aug. 1-May 31) for the 2019-20 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second year.
  • Each graduate assistant will receive an annual stipend of $7,500 (paid monthly) and a scholarship of 50% of tuition (in-state or out of state).
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: 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. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and emails of three professional references.

Please send your documents to Men’s Soccer Head Coach Jason Zitzke at

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 P.M. Friday June 14th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

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.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Jason Zitzke

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