Promote a positive and professional atmosphere consistent with the mission of Seattle University, Department of Athletics and the philosophy of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Ability to use problem-solving and ethical decision-making skills on a daily basis in line with NCAA Academic Standards and Bylaw 14. Provide excellent supplemental advising and mentorship to student-athletes. Communicate effectively with coaching staff members from 3-6 teams with primary academic support duties. Assist in planning all student-athlete development events, including orientations, speakers, career programming, service and wellness programming. Monitor study hall for student-athletes. Attend advising network meetings and professional development events. Liaison with campus resources (Learning Assistance Programs, Writing Center, Math Lab, Career Services, Academic Departments, etc). Assist with the purchasing of textbooks and coordinate the return process for student-athletes on textbook scholarship each term. Co-advise the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
HOW TO APPLY
Graduate assistantships are only available for fully admitted students of the Master in Sport Business Leadership (MSBL) program. While GA positions can be a great way to help pay for your graduate education, these positions are intended for those students who fully intend to work in collegiate athletics or university settings. You will be an integral part of SU’s Athletic Department. These positions require energy, commitment, and a high level of self-accountability and responsibility.
All graduate assistant applications are submitted online. Please have a resume, cover letter and names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.
Application deadline: March 15th Hiring announcements: April 15th-May 1
Current bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
Admitted and pursuing a sports business leadership graduate degree (MSBL) at Seattle University.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to develop strong working knowledge of and adherence to NCAA compliance rules and Seattle University institutional policies
Excellent computer skills with strong attention to detail.
Must be able to multitask and deal with multiple situations.
Motivated and be able to work independently in a team oriented environment.
Ability to pass a background check.
About Seattle University
Located on Capitol Hill, one of Seattle’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Seattle University is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and currently enrolls more than 7,400 graduate and undergraduate students within nine schools and colleges. Seattle University is among the most diverse independent universities in the West: 40 percent of its students are from ethnically diverse backgrounds and students come from 60 nations and all 50 states.
The university’s athletic program fields 20 Division I intercollegiate teams (9 men’s and 11 women’s) and is comprised of more than 340 student athletes. The Redhawks, Seattle University’s athletic teams, compete in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) in all sports and have an excellent track record of achievement both on the field and court and in the classroom.