McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to serve as a graduate assistant for the McKendree Bearcat Diving teams at is Lebanon, Illinois campus. This individual will serve as the Diving Coach for both the men’s and women’s programs. McKendree is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and competes as an NCAA Division ll program.
Swimming and Diving began its inaugural season in the fall of 2016-17. Now the programs are nationally ranked and in the upper half of GLVC standings. The McKendree Metro Rec Plex opened in January of 2007 and houses an aquatics center for swimming and diving and water polo, and two sheets of ice for hockey. The main pool contains two one-meter boards, two three-meter boards, and a five-meter platform.
The graduate assistant will plan and execute the training for diving teams in and out of the pool, and assist the Head Swim coach with administrative duties as assigned, including but not limited to monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes, recruiting, fundraising, planning of team travel, and assisting with home meets.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a Master’s program at McKendree University is required.
How to Apply
Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job #DIV18 and a resume to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at [email protected].