McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to serve as a graduate assistant for the McKendree Bearcat Diving teams at is Lebanon, Illinois campus. This individual will serve both the men’s and women’s diving programs. McKendree is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and competes as an NCAA Division ll program.
Diving will begin its inaugural season in the fall of 2016-17. The McKendree Metro Rec Plex is currently under construction and will house an aquatics center for swimming and diving and water polo, and two sheets of ice for hockey. The main pool will contain two one-meter boards, two three-meter boards, and a five-meter platform.
The graduate assistant will plan and execute the training for diving and swimming teams in and out of the pool, and assist the Head Diving & Swimming coach with administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes, recruiting, fundraising, planning of team travel, and assisting with home meets.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a Master’s program at McKendree University is required.
Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job DVSW10 and a resume to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.