JOB SUMMARY: WPU strives to create a vibrant learning community for all of its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, Graduate Assistants will lead by example and develop others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.
QUALIFICATIONS: A.EducationBachelor’s Degree required B.ExperienceBackground in the sport of Women’s Lacrosse C.Abilities •Demonstrated talent in building cohesive teams; •Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgment; •Good written and oral communication skills; •Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines; •Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential; •Willing to work long hours.
REPORTS TO: Associate Athletic Director
SUPERVISES: Assigned Athletes
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: A.Administer your sport in total compliance with William Penn, NAIA and HAAC regulations and guidelines. B.Monitor and stay within the parameters of the Women’s Lacrosse budget. All purchases need to be approved by the head coach. C.Assist with recruiting and retaining student-athletes. D.Attend Athletic Department meetings. E.Assist with coordination of travel plans with the Transportation Director. F.Be a positive role model for athletes and monitor discipline procedures within your sport. G.Encourage/monitor attendance and academic performance as directed by the head coach. H.Assist with annual inventory. I.Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times. J.Fulfill all obligations, as established by your program, for the NAIA Champions of Character initiative. K.Be loyal and supportive of the Staff, Faculty and Administration. L.Always follow the Chain of Command. M.Cooperate and communicate with the Training Staff N.Assist with the supervision of other athletic events as needed by the administration. O.All Other duties as assigned.
Performance will be the responsibility of the Head Coach.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:At will employee.
William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Interested applicants: please email resume and cover letter to Aleesha Rabedeaux at Aleesha.Rabedeaux@wmpenn.edu
William Penn University provides the opportunity for an educational experience with a focus on leadership, technology, and the Quaker principles of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality.
These goals identify how the principles listed in the Mission Statement will be pursued and how the University will provide an educational opportunity for its students, through the University’s Academic Programs and Co-Curricular Departments.
Leadership: We will influence others to worthy action
Technology: We will master relevant technology
Simplicity: We will focus on essential ideas and values
Peacemaking: We will understand various view points and be able to respectfully and peaceably embrace, negotiate, or decline those views
Integrity: We will create new and relevant knowledge and methods
Community: We will cooperate, communicate, and coordinate our efforts. We will also participate in communities beyond the University
Equality: We will create the opportunity for all to learn and share their experience