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Football Offensive Coach Graduate Assistant

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Football Offensive Coach Graduate Assistant
Posting Number G1022
Position Type Graduate Assistant
Position Status Part Time
College/Division College of Business
Department 100624 - Hospitality, Sport and Rec Management
Stipend Amount $7,911 + In-state graduate tuition waiver

Position Summary Information

General Information

Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the position of Offensive Graduate Assistant on the Football Staff, to begin August 2018. The Athletic Department is partnering with the James Madison University Sport and Recreation Leadership Master’s Degree Program to offer this graduate assistantship. This is a unique experience where students will work with the Bridgewater Football Program to gain professional experience in college athletics and attend classes at James Madison University.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities. This is a Graduate Assistant 9-month position, reporting to the Head Football Coach and Director of Athletics. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Recruitment of qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, in collaboration with the Admission Office
• Practice and game preparation for the Offensive position players
• Providing feedback and evaluation to Offensive players as to potential, progress, and performance;
• Demonstrating a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes
• Attending athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities as directed by the head coach
• Representing the College and the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times
• Complying with all NCAA, conference and college policies and regulations

Qualifications

Qualifications. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Candidates should have strong Offensive background on High School or College level with proven football experience as player or coach
• Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills
• Basic competency in Microsoft Office applications is required.
• Updated expertise in the latest teaching technology available in practice and game preparation
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the college’s auto insurance carrier
• Must be accepted into the Sport and Recreation Leadership graduate program at James Madison University

Conditions of Employment

Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. However, to be eligible to receive an assistantship upon entry into a graduate program, the following criteria must be met:


  • The student must be conditionally or unconditionally accepted into a graduate program. Students who are provisionally accepted will not be eligible until they achieve conditional or unconditional acceptance into their program.

  • The students must have an official transcript on file indicating completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.

  • After receiving an assistantship, the student must maintain at least a 3.0 graduate GPA in order to retain or reapply for the assistantship.

These are minimum criteria. Graduate program coordinators have the right to impose additional criteria if they see fit.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/31/2018
Beginning Review Date 02/08/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 08/25/2018
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

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Additional Posting Information

Conditions of Employment. Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. However, to be eligible to receive an assistantship upon entry into a graduate program, the following criteria must be met:
• The student must be conditionally or unconditionally accepted into the Sport and Recreation Leadership graduate program. Students who are provisionally accepted will not be eligible until they achieve conditional or unconditional acceptance into their program.
• The students must have an official transcript on file indicating completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
• After receiving an assistantship, the student must maintain at least a 3.0 graduate GPA in order to retain or reapply for the assistantship.
These are minimum criteria. Graduate program coordinators have the right to impose additional criteria if they see fit.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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