This position is a part-time 10-month position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsible for effectively working with qualified student-athletes and assisting with all aspects of the women’s soccer program including but not limited to: coaching responsibilities, as assigned by the Head Soccer Coach, assisting in recruitment of prospective student athletes, monitoring the academic progress of soccer student-athletes, assisting with program’s strength and conditioning program, and assisting in operation of program’s camps and clinics. The Graduate Assistant will also coordinate team travel, inventory and manage the program’s gear and equipment, assist with Goal Club and alumni outreach, and oversee compliance with the GAC’s film sharing program. The GA is responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.
Bachelor's degree required, with at least an overall 2.75 undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission to Graduate Studies.
Have a valid driver’s license.
The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.
Experience playing or coaching college soccer.
Experience training or working with goalkeepers and/or in conducting a strength and conditioning program.
Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained
Committed to both athletic and academic excellence.
About Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, public regional institution in the Oklahoma System of Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Northwestern has received national acclaim for its combination of high quality academic programs and affordability. While Northwestern primarily serves the vast geographical area of northwest Oklahoma and the Panhandle, its students come from more than 40 states and 20 countries. Northwestern is a proud NCAA Division II member and competes within the Great American Conference. The main campus is located in Alva, a city of approximately 5,000 residents in northwest Oklahoma. Alva is located 14 miles south of the Kansas border, approximately 115 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, and 100 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas. The community is fully engaged with the University and even dedicates sales tax money to fund scholarships. Students can choose from more than 40 areas of study to earn their Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees. Northwestern offers master's degree programs in education, counseling psychology, and American Studies,... and a doctoral program in nursing practice. Students enjoy a vibrant on-campus college experience by living in university housing, dining in the cafeteria or Student Center Snack Bar, participating in Greek life or campus organizations, attending home athletic contests, or attending numerous other campus events. Northwestern also operates additional locations in northwest Oklahoma’s two largest cities – Enid and Woodward.