Football Graduate Assistant - Defensive

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), a NAIA School which competes in the Mid-South Conference, is seeking applications for a Defensive Graduate Assistant.


  • Coaching a position
  • Uploading film to Hudl
  • Making highlight films/graphics using photoshop
  • Helping with equipment
  • Working with special teams
  • Holding position meetings
  • Assisting in recruiting
  • Assisting with day-to-day defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Coordinator.


  1. Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  2. Must be able to work with students and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  3. Must be accepted into the University of Pikeville Graduate School.
  4. Previous participation in collegiate football and/or coaching experience is preferred.

**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.

Interested applicants should submit a completed University of Pikeville application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest online at Review of applications will begin immediately.

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 Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting 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: 05/19/2020
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Temporary (20 hours)
Position Type: Student Worker
We are no longer taking applications for this position.