Grad Assistant, Men's Volleyball
About the Job
About Wittenberg University:
Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 1,800 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.
Wittenberg is a NCAA Division III institution participating in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and offers a broad-based intercollegiate athletics program and numerous club and intramural opportunities. Annually, Wittenberg places among the top four in the North Coast Athletic Conference All-sports standings.
Wittenberg University is searching for a Graduate Assistant (GA) Coach for Men's Volleyball beginning in the 2019 fall semester (8/1/19). The university offers a Master's in Athletic Coaching program that focuses on all aspects of coaching and leadership. The GA coaching position and enrollment in the master's program will afford the successful candidate the ability to directly apply knowledge learned in the classroom to the athletes they coach.
The GA Assistant Coach will assist the head coach in leading all aspects of an NCAA Division III athletic program.
Essential functions include, but not limited to:
- Assist the head coach with practice and game-day preparation and execution.
- Evaluate, recruit, and graduate student-athletes.
- Maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity.
- Conduct student-worker hiring, training, and supervision.
- Adhere to NCAA, conference, departmental, and university policies, procedures, and expectations.
- Provide service to the Institution as assigned b Director of Athletics & Recreation.
- Interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators.
For this position, we require that candidates have a bachelor's degree and acceptance into Wittenberg's Master's in Athletic Coaching program. Knowledge in the following areas is a plus: Microsoft office, athletic video and performance review software (Data Volley and VolleyMetrics), social media, recruiting software (Frontrush). A valid driver's license is also required.
Travel is required as well as some evening, night, and weekend work.
Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. Please review our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
We ask candidates to set-up an account and make application through our online system via this link:
As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.
2. Cover letter
3. Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.
If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.