Millikin University, a NCAA Division III member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), is accepting nominations and applications for Tennis Graduate Assistant. This position has the potential to become a Graduate Assistant, contingent upon being admitted to the MBA Program. Millikin University is a four-year undergraduate university with 2,000 full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, College of Professional Studies, and Tabor School of Business. Millikin is situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, IL (population of 85,000) 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis.
This position reports to the Head Tennis Coach and will assist the Head Coach with all phases of the tennis program, including coaching and other duties as assigned. This internship is designed as a ten-month educational experience from August 1 through May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas. The Assistant Coach Intern will gain professional experiences in game and practice coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, and all other aspect of running an intercollegiate tennis program. The appointment is for one year, with a possible one-year renewal. You may view a complete position description at www.millikin.edu/employment.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.
Tennis coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level
The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
About Millikin University
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 1,800 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.