This is a two-year Graduate Assistant position that requires acceptance into an NCU graduate program. Compensation includes tuition remission, housing, and a food stipend for on-campus meal services.
The position of Graduate Assistant at North Central University serves as a member of the NCU athletic department. The individual will be a member of the NCU athletic staff and provide support to the Head coach and team members of the Softball program. Additionally, this position serves and supports the Athletic Director and administrative staff in executing the overall mission and vision of athletics in its contribution to enhancing the overall experience and well-being of student-athletes during their time at NCU. Inquiries may be directed to Director of Athletics - Mike Knipe - email@example.com
Preference is given to those who have played collegiately and/or have other coaching experience
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The following information is not meant to be all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.
Attend and assist the Head Coach with all practices and games.
Carry out scouting assignments as outlined by the Head Coach.
Participate in the ongoing recruitment of student-athletes, both during and out of the respective sports season.
Assist in scheduling, meal planning, and providing transportation which may include driving student-athletes to games.
Provide support to the respective sports program in accordance with the NCAA, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, and North Central University policies.
Promote North Central athletics in a positive manner on and off-campus.
Maintain good relationships with students, parents, staff, faculty, officials, volunteers, and fans.
Other responsibilities may include participating in department meetings, committees, and official University functions when appropriate and managing home game events.
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Previous coaching and/or playing experience in assigned sport
Ability to communicate the mission and vision of North Central University to prospective student-athletes and their parents
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, working weekends and evenings
Knowledge and understanding of collegiate sports rules and regulations
Substantial knowledge of technical aspects of the sport and ability to examine new theories pertinent to the field
The ability to work in a team setting and work effectively with a variety of audiences and departments Demonstrated leadership abilities
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Excellent communication skills
Ability to pass the background check upon hire and periodically throughout the course of employment
North Central University is a Christ-centered, Bible-based, Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world. Founded as a Bible school for ministerial training in 1930, NCU now has a much broader capacity. As a Christian liberal arts institution, it is still a place that offers excellent opportunities for ministerial training, but it also embraces a larger view of calling that includes educational preparation through more than 60 areas of study and service.
Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, North Central’s 12.5-acre, unique urban setting provides students with hands-on learning experiences and real-world career preparation as the city becomes their classroom. Not waiting for graduation to serve those around them, North Central students are making a difference in the world right now.