Graduate level tuition provided, small stipend for housing and meals. Opportunity to work camps/showcases. Position begins August 2019. Reporting directly to the Head Coach of the Southern Wesleyan baseball program, Graduate Assistant is responsible for providing support and assistance to the Head Coach in all aspects to ensure a successful intercollegiate baseball program. Assists in the development of current players, assists in practices, team events, and team functions, and assists the Head Coach in the supervision of program volunteers and student managers affiliated with the Southern Wesleyan baseball program. Attend baseball practices and assist with on field duties as assigned by head coach. Periodic check and monitor of weight room sessions and condition sessions by players. Provide assistance with fundraising and SWU baseball program outreach. Provide assistance with academic support and grade reports. Provide assistance with recruiting and data entry. Assist coaching staff with game day activities including, but not limited to, pre- and post-game activities such as field maintenance, field preparation, equipment setup and scouting charts for opponents are being kept accurately. Work with head coach in preparing game strategies, lineups, and individual/team workouts and practice needs. Serve as positive role model for current, prospective, and past players within the SWU baseball program; serve as a positive ambassador for SWU. Compliance with all university rules that may not be specifically outlined in the above duties, but is implied otherwise in college catalogs, employment letter, and or other publications on and off of the field. Assist in the maintenance and continuous improvement of SWU's baseball facilities. Attend community events, occasional speaking engagements or ancillary meetings within the community to represent the SWU's baseball program. A review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled Interested applicants may send a cover letter and résumé via email to:email@example.com or by mail to: Mike Gillespie Head Baseball Coach/Assistant Athletic Director Southern Wesleyan University P.O. Box 1020 Central, SC 29630 *please no phone calls. SWU started competition in Conference Carolinas (NCAA) in Fall 2014 and is currently in the NCAA Division II.
Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations. To view the university’s profile, visit About SWU.
Physical/Environmental Requirements. Visual acuity necessary to do editorial work, proof documents, and manage files. Requires frequent work in an outside environment (athletic practices, games and other events) along with a moderate to high degree of physical activity involved. The ability to sit for periods of time in an interior office environment may occur from time to time. Requires travel or work outside of regular work schedule for events or travel. May require infrequent lifting or moving of objects/equipment between 50 to 100 pounds, and occasionally items up to 25 pounds. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a background screening.
Additional Salary Information: This a graduate assistant position, starting August 2019. Tuition & meals provided, small stipend for housing.
About Southern Wesleyan University
Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ.Southern Wesleyan University was originally established in 1906 as the Wesleyan Methodist Bible Institute whose mission was to develop Christian character in its students while giving thorough intellectual training. Now, as a four-year, private, liberal arts college, SWU’s structure and name have changed, but our mission—to be a Christian community of learners that recognizes God as the source of all truth and wisdom—has remained.Southern Wesleyan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees.