Graduate Assistant - Women's Bowling

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach for our Women's Bowling program. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the College. This position will provide assistance and support to the Head Women's Bowling Coach and the Women's Bowling program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the recruitment process of student athletes.
  • Participate in coaches meetings for practice prep and tournaments.
  • Assist with practices and tournaments for the women’s bowling team.
  • Assist in all community service planning and implementation.
  • Assist with fundraising for the team’s budget and facilities.
  • Assist with all aspects of bowling operations including but not limited to (travel, purchasing including gear and equipment).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Drive University vehicles (when necessary).

Skills:

  • Effective presenter
  • Multitasking
  • Organized
  • Decision making
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Project management

Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Adaptability
  • Strong Communication
  • Initiative
  • Leadership

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into graduate program at UPIKE.
  • Athletic background is preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with all members of the College community.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research online.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, and copier.
  • Must be familiar in Microsoft Office, particularly with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with creating online travel arrangements.

**Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, housing & a meal plan. However, if the GA does not reside on campus, then he/she will receive a monthly stipend in lieu of room & board. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

 

Date Posted: 08/13/2019
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Staff