Holy Names University (HNU) is pleased to announce upcoming Graduate Assistant positions in the Department of Athletics. Under the supervision of the Director of Athletics, Head Coach, or Athletics Administrator, the Graduate Assistants for Athletics will apply classroom learning to an Athletics Department, setting and fulfilling the learning outcomes and assessment by:
-Assisting the head coach/administrator with advancing the program in a way that is consistent with the mission of Holy Names University.
-Assist with department events and game day duties as needed.
-Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONS
(Full job descriptions and contract will be provided by supervisor.)
-Support university efforts to recruit and enroll student-athletes. Assist with day to day duties in the office and in practice, if coaching.
-Comply with all contract obligations.
-Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.
-Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year is required.
Must be accepted into a Master’s Degree program at HNU prior to being hired.
If applying for a coaching position, experience in coaching or playing at the collegiate or high school levels, and NCAA Division II experience, are preferred
Coaches much complete the NCAA online training modules prior to recruiting.
Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into college access and success.
Excellent communication skills.
Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities.
About Holy Names University
Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is one of Oakland, California’s, first institutions, the oldest Catholic University in the East Bay, and the most diverse university in the United States. The campus is located in the Oakland Hills with a panoramic view the San Francisco Bay. HNU is a regional, residential, liberal arts university with 15 undergraduate programs in specific disciplines across the arts and sciences as well as professional undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education and nursing.
Holy Names University offers sports for women in soccer, volleyball, basketball, golf, softball, cross country, track & field and tennis and sports for men in soccer, basketball, golf, cross country, track & field, tennis and baseball. All teams compete in the Pacific West Conference (PacWest) of NCAA Division II. The volleyball and basketball programs practice and compete on campus. The soccer, cross country, tennis, golf, baseball and softball programs practice and compete at facilities located near campus. HNU Athletics serves approximately 200 student athletes annually.
Holy Names University (www.hnu.edu), an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to excellence through diversity.