Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.
Goucher College seeks a graduate assistant to work in conjunction with the head women’s soccer coach in all aspects related to the operation of the women’s soccer program. The graduate assistant must successfully enroll as a full-time graduate student in the Graduate Programs in Education (GPE).
Responsibilities include effectively recruiting and retaining qualified student-athletes and assisting with all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day office operations and administrative tasks, including team practice; individual player evaluation and development, scouting, developing game plans, coordinating the film exchange program, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes, alumnae relations, fundraising, community service, and team-building activities.
This position, available beginning January 2018 is approximately 20 hours per week and will require weekend and evening work, including team travel. Applicant must be willing to work with various departments on campus and perform other duties as assigned by the head coach.
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, with at least an overall 3.0 undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission to GPE, and at least two years of driving experience on a state-issued license. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in playing or coaching at the college level. This two-year position includes full tuition remission and a competitive stipend. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.
Goucher College is an independent, selective, coeducational institution dedicated to the interdisciplinary traditions of the liberal arts and a broad international perspective on education. The first college in the nation to require study abroad for every undergraduate, Goucher believes in complementing its strong majors in rigorous curriculum with abundant opportunities for hands-on experience in... the world. Through internships, community service, and study abroad--and a first-rate arts and sciences academic program--Goucher teaches its students to engage the world as true global citizens.