Wheeling Jesuit University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Women’s Basketball. The graduate assistant will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of a successful Women’s Basketball team including travel, recruiting, film breakdown, individual workouts, and academic monitoring.
•Assist in player development both on an individual and team basis. •Assess squad and recognize different formations, technical and tactical possibilities, and training sessions and structure training and game situations accordingly. This requires extensive knowledge and experience of games. •Assist with film breakdown prior to games. •Arrange itinerary for team travel (transportation, food, lodging etc). •Recognize individual talent for recruiting specific to team requirements through on-going assessment of team performance. Structure and participate in specific training and fitness techniques relative to the game. •Make instant decisions in pressure game situations. •Set role specific targets by assessing individual players. Inform players of their responsibilities, duties, roles. •Assist with the Varsity team.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 14, 2015
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Application material must include:
•Letter of application describing your relevant experience •A copy of your full acceptance letter into the Master’s Program at WJU •Current resume •Contact information for three to five references
AS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, WE ENCOURAGE APPLICATIONS FROM QUALIFIED VIETNAM ERA VETERANS, DISABLED INDIVIDUALS, MINORITIES, AND WOMEN
Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from a four-year college or university.
Must be fully accepted into a Master’s Degree Program at Wheeling Jesuit University. The position is contingent upon the candidate’s actual enrollment in a Master’s Program.
High level of playing experience.
Exposure to professional coaching
NCAA Certification Exam
Valid driver’s license.
Must demonstrate competence working in a team environment, strong interpersonal and motivational skills, customer service orientation, excellent organizational skills, work ethic, and communication skills.
Additional Salary Information: Stipend and tuition remission for the WJU Master’s Program