Northwestern College is seeking applicants for the position of women’s soccer graduate assistant (GA) for a 10-month period (August to May–could start as early as January if available). Qualified applicants will assist in fostering a highly competitive and positive team culture where high-quality relationships with fellow coaches and players are emphasized. The GA will collaborate with the head coach to prepare practice plans, do on-the-field teaching, and directly assist the head coach with strategic and personnel decisions during games. Additional game coaching for the junior varsity program is required.
A role in a shared recruiting approach is expected. Assistance in facilitating summer camps will provide opportunities to organize and prepare other coaches, offer instruction to large groups of athletes and practice effective leadership skills.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Former athlete with a desire to pursue coaching or other soccer-related fields
Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into the Northwestern College Master of Education program or an online program elsewhere
This is a 2- to 3-year position determined by program of study. Compensation includes a stipend, graduate tuition for the Northwestern College program and housing with an on-campus meal plan.
Northwestern is a Christian college in the Reformed tradition, founded in 1882 and affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. We are committed to providing a Christian liberal arts education in the context of community among learners on campus and online. We offer bachelor's degrees in traditional and professional programs, as well as graduate degrees and certificate programs.
Our mission is to be a Christian academic community engaging students in courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world. Our vision is to be the leading Christian college focused on student success and Christ-centered work for the common good.