Job Description: Waynesburg University Department of Athletics is seeking a graduate student to assist staff and coaches with the day-to-day operations of the department. Position entails working 19 hours a week in the Athletic Department. The graduate assistant will report to the Athletic Director. Duties and responsibilities will include:
Duties include: •Assist in the direction of assigned athletic teams •Assist in the organization of practice sessions •Positional or event coach, as needed •Work in accordance with all staff members of the Athletics Department and Waynesburg University •Represent Waynesburg University Athletic Department in a positive manner •Recruit qualified student athletes to participate in the athletic program, as directed •Work with the Admissions Office to schedule appointments for prospective student athletes, conduct tours as directed by the Admissions staff •Conduct recruiting calls and mailings •Assist in the preparation of game and practice sites •Assist administration/staff in monitoring student athlete grades and activities •Possess the ability to communicate the mission of the University and the goals of the Athletic Department to student athletes •Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the University •Comply with all rules affiliated with Waynesburg University, the Presidents Athletic Conference, and Division III of the NCAA •As directed, serve as an academic mentor and conduct academic workshops as directed •Provide support for current student leadership programs and initiatives, including FCA and activities held in conjunction with Student Services. •Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director Job Qualifications: All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. Candidates must possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills, familiarity with a variety of software such as: Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, Adobe Professional, etc.: the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet established work deadlines; and availability to work evenings, Sundays and occasional weekends. Application Instructions: Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates must submit a resume, letter of interest and a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to incorporate the mission of the University with the requirements and function of the position. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially).
Apply to: Human Resources Office Waynesburg University 51 W. College St. Waynesburg, PA 15370 email: [email protected]
Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg campus and in adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving more than 2,300 students, the University is a member of the Association of Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages.
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