Job Title:Graduate Assistant, Men's Lacrosse
Job Classification: Administrator (PT) (Nine Month)
Provide assistance to the head coach for Men’s Lacrosse. The GA (graduate assistant) will help with tactical play and analysis; individual technical advice; game knowledge and experience
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average from a four-year college or university. Must be enrolled and remain in a Master's Degree program at Wheeling Jesuit University for the extent of the Graduate Assistantship (Note: All WJU Master’s Programs are offered online exclusively). Playing experience and exposure to professional coaching preferred.
REASONING: Ability to solve practical problems and assist in mentoring student athletes.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, email and web-based applications; may be required to use Front Rush recruiting software.
OTHER: Must have a valid driver’s license. Must pass NCAA Compliance Exam. Knowledge of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) strongly recommended. Commitment to implementing the vision, mission, and values of a Catholic, Jesuit, university.
III. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Independently assist in player development both on an individual and team basis.
Responsible to inform player(s) of his/her responsibilities, duties, roles, etc.
Serve as assistant in recruiting student athletes.
Schedule role specific targets by assessing individual players.
Coordinate and participate in specific practice training and fitness sessions relative to the sport.
Supervise and assist in weekly mandatory study halls.
Other duties may be assigned by the Head Coach or designee.
Compliance Responsibilities Read, interpret and apply policies and procedures in assigned area; document as required by policies and procedures; maintain qualifications and certification; complete annual training as required by position.
IV. CORE CHARACTERISTICS
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrate competence working in a team environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong leadership abilities
Articulate and outgoing
Excellent work ethic
Good communication skills
V. ERGONOMICS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
Frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance.
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is:
Regularly exposed to a moderate noise level but could be loud depending on the circumstances.
Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
VI. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
Reports To (Supervisor): Head Coach, Men’s Lacrosse
Direct Reports (Supervises): N/A
Brand: Wheeling Jesuit University
Address: 316 Washington Avenue Wheeling, WV - 26003
Property Description: 1 - 316 Washington Avenue, WV
Property Number: 1