The University of Missouri is seeking qualified candidates to fill two (2) Graduate Assistantship positions in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Reporting to the Mizzou Made Program's Associate Athletic Director for Student Athlete Development, the graduate assistants will work in all facets of the student-athlete development areas. Student Athlete Development graduate assistant responsibilities will include developing and implementing personal development programming, collaborating with community organizations to fill all community service requests, overseeing the Tigers Cup competition, serving as the staff liaison to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Student Athletes Fostering Equality committee, coordinating all honors, awards and scholarships, assisting in the career development center and other duties as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Student Athlete Development and staff. The graduate assistant position offers a tuition waiver and stipend. Appointments will be reviewed annually and comparable funding and duties are available for summer. Expected start date is flexible either beginning June 1 or August 1, 2018. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, official transcript and three professional references by October 27, 2017 to: Kim Bishop, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, 100 MATC, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 or email to email@example.com. The University of Missouri is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus are especially encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree required in an appropriate discipline, a background in athletics and an intent to work in the field of student athlete development, excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong self-starter, excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail. As working in the field of student-athletic services is not limited to a traditional work week, the successful candidate must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. We are seeking candidates willing to expend extra effort to obtain the full experience possible for the position, which will entail a significant investment of time and energy.
The University of Missouri - Columbia, is located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and has a current enrollment of approximately 32,000 students. The city of Columbia (pop. 120,000) is also home to Columbia College and Stephens College and is consistently nationally ranked as one of the most affordable communities in which to reside. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, is hom...e to 20 sports and employs approximately 225 full-time and 450 part-time individuals. The University of Missouri seeks a diverse work force and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro disabled and veteran employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified person with a disability.