Graduate Assistant – Goalkeeper Coach for Women’s Soccer

Sep 21, 2020

Description

Perform duties as requested by Supervisor.  It is the responsibility of each employee to perform assigned duties in a safe manner to prevent injury to oneself or others.  Promptness and attendance are necessary and play a vital role in the overall performance of this university.

Supervision Given/Received

 Work is performed under the general supervision of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.

Qualifications and Education

  • A personal and vital Christian faith
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Acceptance into OKWU’s master’s program
  • The ability to maintain a 3.0 GPA in the master’s program

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.

  • Participate in planning and conducting in-season practices, and where appropriate and permissible, non-traditional and post-season team/individual athlete practices and competitions; using one’s own discretion and independent judgment to develop and implement conditioning programs for teams and/or individuals.
  • Design instructions for individual student athletes and for specific team needs, and teach proper skills, skill development, and team concepts to student athletes.
  • Provide student athletes with instruction regarding physical health and safety and promote student athlete safety and well-being.
  • Analyze opponent performance and provide recommendations for strategies and tactics for utilization during competition play.
  • Actively develop recruitment strategies, identify students to recruit and high schools to visit; provide recommendations to the head coach and carry out correspondence with prospective student athletes by mail, telephone, e-mail; participate in campus visits.
  • Evaluate and participate in the selection of student athletes to include assessment of individual academic eligibility and overall skill levels; coordinate the process of selecting, maintaining, monitoring and evaluating team members to include athlete talent assessment, academic eligibility and individual sport performance.
  • Monitor the academic progress of assigned student athletes and ensure compliance with NAIA, College, and conference regulations; provide council to student athletes regarding goals, academic success and other personal and sport related issues.
  • Participate in campus visits and various meetings with recruits and other members of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, including the Director.
  • Provide assistance with establishing and arranging practice and competition schedules; ensure appropriate travel arrangements have been made to include mode of transportation, lodging, and meals; submit an itinerary to the Director of Athletics and Associate Director as scheduled.
  • Oversee the distribution and recovery of all equipment and uniforms. Establish and maintain an inventory control system; authorize the purchase or replacement of uniforms and equipment.
  • Assist the head coach in identifying problems and/or concerns regarding athletic facilities and work with the Associate Director of Athletics to resolve any facility-related concerns.
  • Ensure officials have been secured for all home games.
  • Engage in various fundraising projects and related programs and activities promoting the athletics program; ensuring sport specific fundraising goals are met; participate in public relations opportunities with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and news media.
To Apply

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If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 918-335-6273 or okwuapplications@okwu.edu

 

As an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.

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