Graduate Assistant - Men's and Women's Swimming

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Mar 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00871

Department Athletics

Reports To Head Men's and Women's Swim Coach

Point of Contact Jamie Reynolds

Responsibilities

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites application for a part-time graduate student to work with our NCAA DIII Men's and Women's swimming program.

Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with recruiting, practices, scouting,game day activities, equipment inventory and care, organizational planning and player development, and management.

Additionally you must follow Athletic Department Policy and Procedures, provide positive leadership for student-athletes by example, know and comply with all NCAA rules and regulations, annually pass the NCAA Coach's Certification Exam, and perform additional duties as assigned.

Please note: If you are not already CPR / First Aid certified this must be completed within 60 days of being offered the position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Successful admittance into a MU graduate degree program
  • You must be registered for at least 6 graduate credits during any semester in which you are awarded a GA position.
  • For current students, graduate GPA must be at least 3.0. For entering graduate students, undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.0.
  • Prior playing and/or coaching of collegiate swimming.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Understanding or familiarity with Hytek meet management system.
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches

Please note: If you are not already CPR / First Aid certified this must be completed within 60 days of being offered the position.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic record and community/professional service will be considered in decision-making
  • Accepted students enrolled full-time are given preference over part-time students
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in office software package programs and be experienced with managing social media accounts.


Special Notes to Applicants

This is a full GA position, for the Spring and Fall semesters.

Please note: If you are not already CPR / First Aid certified this must be completed within 60 days of being offered the position.


Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.



Job Duties

Percent of total time 50

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with practice and game day management and activities

Percent of total time 25

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with the recruitment of qualified prospects to MU women's lacrosse program.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with organizational planning

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with personnel development and management

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Other duties as assigned by head coach or director of athletics.




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Are you CPR and First Aid certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you be enrolled in at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you certified to be a lifeguard?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a 3.0 GPA?
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Have you been accepted into Marymount as a graduate student OR upon being offered the assistantship be able to show proof of your acceptance into Marymount as a graduate student?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • yes
    • no




Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents

    PI101577759