Since 1962, Franklin Pierce University has empowered thousands of undergraduate and graduate students to achieve academic excellence and lead meaningful, successful lives. Drawing from our strong foundation in liberal education, we offer majors and programs that develop essential, professional skills; promote close connections between students, faculty members, and staff; and position our students to realize their potential through highly personalized, financially accessible academic offerings. Franklin Pierce encompasses a far-reaching geographic and virtual network educating a diverse population of residential undergraduates, online learners, and full-time graduate students through our main campus in Rindge, NH, and online and graduate centers in Manchester, and Lebanon (NH), and Goodyear, AZ. We continue to explore new models and programs that build on our legacy of excellence and help students expand their knowledge, direct their passions, and graduate as qualified, engaged leaders. Franklin Pierce University is seeking a graduate assistant (GA) women’s soccer coach for a 10-month period (August to May). The position begins on August 1, 2021. Job Summary: This position is an opportunity for an individual to further their academic endeavors within the Franklin Pierce University Graduate Programs while also gaining an extensive amount of experience in coaching in an NCAA Division II Athletic Program. This staff member must be accepted into any of the Franklin Pierce Master Degree Programs prior to being selected as a Graduate Assistant. The GA will collaborate with the head coach to prepare plans, do on-the-field teaching, and directly assist the head coach in games with strategic and personnel decisions. Additional responsibilities include assisting with new student recruitment, transportation, fundraising, camps/clinics, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Game coaching for a junior varsity/club program may be required. Qualified applicants will also assist in fostering a highly competitive and positive team culture where high-quality relationships with fellow coaches and players are emphasized.
This is a 2-year position determined by the program of study. Compensation includes a stipend, graduate tuition, and supplemental income possibilities with regards to working camps/clinics or coaching with a local club program.
Required Qualifications: • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills • Former athlete with a desire to pursue coaching or other soccer-related fields • Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into a Franklin Pierce MBA, Med, MSN, and/or MS Accounting Program.
Internal Number: GA-21-22
About Franklin Pierce University
Franklin Pierce University is a small, private regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission focuses on preparing citizens and leaders of conscience for a new century who make significant contributions to their professions and communities, whether their aspirations are local or global.