The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking a Graduate Assistant- Softball Coach for the 2022-2023 term, with a potential renewal for 2023-2024.
The University of Dubuque is a NCAA Division III institution and a member of the American Rivers Conference.
Primary Responsibilities: •Analyze performance and instruct athletes in softball techniques and strategies in preparation for and during athletic competitions •Assist the head coach in the coordination of administrative areas of program management including, but not limited to, scheduling of competitions and practices, travel plans, and equipment •Assist program with all phases of competitive NCAA and ARC compliant recruiting •Assist with monitoring academic progress of all student-athletes on the team, in connection with the coaching staff, compliance coordinator and athletic director •Execute practice and game planning/evaluation, including video coordination and breakdown •Manage equipment usage •Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s Mission
Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree is required and the position is conditional based on acceptance into University of Dubuque Masters’ program •Working knowledge of NCAA Division III and American Rivers Conference rules and compliance •Valid driver's license •Flexibility with schedule (ex. evening or weekend commitments) •High level of organization and attention to detail •Proficiency in Microsoft Office •Prior coaching experience and/or prior experience as an athlete •Effective communication skills; both orally and written •Proficiency in graphic design, social media, video, and all relevant software
All graduate tuition is waived for the student for the term in which they serve as a GA. In return for a waiver of tuition, the assistantship recipient agrees to provide service to the University equivalent to twenty (20) hours per week.
To apply with a growing faith based University for the Graduate Assistant-Softball Coach position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.
Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO