-Stipend: $2,000 for 10 months (August-May) ($1,000 per semester). Position can be renewed for a second year if successful candidate meets or exceeds expectations during 2023-2024 academic year.
* Additional payment opportunities available.
-Credit Hours: 18 hours of graduate classes per academic year (up to 9 per Fall and Spring semester).
4 Year Degree
This position is for a Volleyball Graduate Assistantship at St. Mary’s University. St. Mary’s University Athletics is a NCAA Division II program that has 12 competing men’s and women’s sports as well as a varsity esports team. The Graduate Assistant for Volleyball works under the supervision of the Head Volleyball Coach.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Representing St. Mary’s University
Assisting the head coach with the administration and leadership of the Volleyball program
Providing coaching and instruction during training and practice activities
Recruiting and retaining students for the Volleyball program
Assisting with social media graphics, planning, and posts
Assisting with team travel
Practice planning and preparation
Game day preparation
Helping ensure team compliance with all NCAA and Lone Star Conference rules and regulations
Other duties as assigned
To be eligible for this position, you must possess:
Previous Volleyball coaching experience or knowledge of the game on the collegiate level
Exceptional organizational skills
Good interpersonal communication skills
Good computer skills
Good social media knowledge
Ability to resolve issues independently
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel, twist, balance, and work at a desk, to include pushing and pulling cabinet drawers. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and respond to visual and aural cues. Must have manual dexterity to be able to operate the following equipment: computer, soccer equipment, and telephone. Requires the ability to distinguish letters or symbols and eye/and coordination. Must be able to tolerate areas containing second hand smoke and an environment with moderate to loud noise levels.
St. Mary’s University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence.