The Graduate Assistant position assists in all aspects of operating a collegiate wrestling program. Requires recruiting, travel, diplomacy and tact, the ability to maintain confidentiality, to work independently while still working well with others, prioritize, organize, manage a budget, schedule practices and the capacity to complete tasks with limited oversight and independent judgment in the environment of a Christian university’s athletic department.
Candidate must have or be willing to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Head Wrestling Coach.
Examples of work performed
[Note] Examples are illustrations only. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- Responsible to aid in recruiting
- Responsible for assisting in team practice and running small group or individual sessions
- Responsible for tracking and statistical data and entry as it pertains to wrestling
- Complete expense reports
- Aid in arranging travel accommodations for the program
- Monitor the academic progress of your student athletes
- Aid in activities to grow community support
- Assist in the financial aid process with student athletes
- Play a role in the student athlete’s spiritual growth
- Work for programs within the framework laid out by the university.
- The ability to understand and comply with NCCAA/NAIA rules and regulations
- Work with outside vendors in the purchase of supplies for program
- Work well with others in the context of a Christian university to support the university’s well-being as a whole
- Operate program under the guidelines of NAIA, NCCAA, and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
- Work Winter and Spring Commencement events
- Work university-wide special events when called upon by the Office of the President