• Graduate Assistant Women's Lacrosse Team

    Posted: 03/15/2021

    Shorter University, a NCAA II institution which competes in the Gulf South Conference, invites applications for the position of Shorter University Women’s Lacrosse Graduate Assistant. The program is designed to provide each participant with a holistic and valuable practical experience in coaching at the collegiate level. Potential candidates must have a strong desire to pursue a career in coaching. Other things candidates will need to know about the position are as follows:

    • All candidates must be enrolled for the 2021 Fall Semester and maintain satisfactory progress towards degree completion to maintain the position.
    • GAs receive 30-33 hours of tuition remission for graduate courses only; if undergraduate pre-requisites are needed they must be covered by financial aid or applicant’s personal funds.

    Duties & responsibilities:
    • Assist the head coach in planning and running team training sessions
    • Video editing and breakdown
    • Create scouting reports
    • Run individual training sessions
    • Aid in recruiting efforts
    • Help with miscellaneous tasks: practice hour logs, travel plans, etc.

    Master’s degree options: MBA, MBA emphasis in Sports Management, or Master of Management.
    • In exchange for hours worked for the team, the successful candidate will be given free tuition for graduate courses subject to the Graduate Assistantship Guidelines of the University. 

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission to one of our graduate programs.
    • 1 – 2 years coaching experience
    • Candidates must be U.S. citizens or Resident Aliens with a green card 
    • GAs are asked to make a minimum 18 to 24-month work commitment to Shorter, depending on the master’s program and hours allowed each semester.  Class hours taken in the summer require a work commitment of at least 5-10 hours per week of class.
    • Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.

    Preferred Qualifications: 
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Sports Management
    • Applicant should have or be working towards obtaining coaching licenses
    • Ability to help coach the goalie position

    Location: Rome, Georgia


    Start Date: Flexible – Approximately August 1, 2021

    Application Deadline:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

    Apply today at this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=163a046e-9138-461f-9b4c-f9dbe77a4748&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=237524&lang=en_US&source= CC4
     
     
    Shorter University is a Christ-centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board and requires employees to be committed Christians.
     
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