Illinois State University Graduate Assistant

deadline 17 January 2019
employer Illinois State University
type Full-time

Illinois State University, a NCAA Division I institution, member of the Missouri Valley Conference invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Strength & Conditioning within the department of Athletics. This pre-professional, 12-month position includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of $1,224 per month. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for Illinois State's Graduate School. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist the Strength and Conditioning staff in developing and administering all phases of speed, strength and conditioning programs to 19 varsity sports; develop training programs for select varsity sports as assigned by the Head Strength Coach; this entails direct interaction and collaboration with the assigned team's head coach to ensure the team and coach's needs/goals are met by the training program being developed; perform guided research and study in all aspects of the profession.

As a part of your responsibilities, you will follow the regulations and guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference or the Missouri Valley Football conference, the Athletics Department and Illinois State University.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree; eligibility for appointment per the requirements in the Graduate Assistant Handbook; graduate student at Illinois State University majoring in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, or Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity at Illinois State University. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Illinois State University
Campus Box 2660 - Redbird Arena
Normal, IL 61790-2660

Jim Lathrop, Director of Strength & Conditioning

Application Procedure:
Applicants must apply online at
Posting #: 0711457
Apply-By Date: January 17, 2019
Starting Date: Summer 2019