Missouri Western State University, located in St Joseph, Missouri, just 45 minutes north of Kansas City, is seeking a GA for Women's Tennis starting Fall semester 2021. 8-1-2021
Missouri Western is an NCAA Division II institution, which successfully competes in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) in 16 sports.
The Graduate Assistant Coach will provide support and assistance to the Head Women’s Tennis Coach and the Associate AD for Facilities and Operations.
The GA receives graduate school tuition covering a maximum of 9 credit hours a semester as well as a monthly stipend.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Aids the Head Women’s Tennis Coach with an athletic team Assists with daily coaching Plans practices/workouts Prepares and organizes games and meets Assists Associate AD for Facilities and Operations with administration/operation of all athletic facilities on campus. Facilities/operations responsibilities to include maintenance of athletic venues, supervision of events and student employees for all internal and external facility users, game/match preparation, and assistance with the administration of Kansas City Chiefs Training camp.
Bachelor’s degree Employment is contingent on acceptance into MWSU Graduate School (2.75 GPA required for admission).
Must be CPR/AED certified or be willing to take necessary steps to become certified upon hire. Must have a valid US driver’s license.
Preferred: Experience as a tennis student-athlete at the collegiate level.
Knowledge of University and NCAA rules and regulations; possess the requisite qualities for the profession; be able to handle a high workload in a demanding environment and be well organized; excellent interpersonal skills; be able to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and issues; able to work independently.
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres. Home of the summer training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs.