SUMMARY: Lawrence Tech is searching for a Graduate Assistant for Men’s Ice Hockey. This individual will assist in the operations of the hockey program at Lawrence Tech. Lawrence Tech is a members in the ACHA and MCHC in hockey. The Graduate Assistant will report directly to the Head Hockey Coach.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Student-Athlete Instruction: To foster, mold, guide, lead, and direct student-athletes towards a quality educational experience in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a degree. Checking on classroom attendance and grades, organizing weekly study tables, holding individual student athlete meetings.
•Team Instruction (Practices/Game Day): To develop a successful collegiate men’s ice hockey program and individual coaching philosophy thru off season programs, practice planning and in-season execution. Supervise strength and conditioning workouts, film breakdown of practice and games, game and practice coaching.
•Recruiting: Setting up and visiting High Schools both in and out of state, recruiting phone calls, off campus visits and setting up on-campus visits. The Graduate Assistant coach will also manage a database of prospects and maintain records of contacts to remain in compliance with NAIA, ACHA and University regulations.
•Administrative Responsibilities: Organize and coordinate of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assigned by the Head Coach, which include, but not limited to, marketing, public relations, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A candidate must possess a strong work ethic, organizational skills and the ability to interact professionally with both players and university administration. All candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and be accepted into the Lawrence Tech graduate school
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants must send resume, cover letter and references via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Ken Gaffney- Head Hockey Coach
Additional Salary Information: Graduate assistants will receive the following:
-Half tuition waiver (remaining balance will be the responsibility of student).
About Lawrence Tech
Lawrence Tech is a private University located in Southfield, MI. LTU is in the heart of Metro Detroit with nearly 4,000 enrolled students. The University has four colleges: Achitecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management for both undergraduate and graduate degrees.