Pay Rate Per Hour: Tuition, Room, Board & Stipend equivalent to $ 4,000.00 Bi-weekly
Expected Start Date: 08/07/2023
End Date: 06/30/2024
Advertised Job Duties
The Graduate Assistant will report to the Head Women's Basketball Coach & Athletic Director. The successful candidates will work a 10-month appointment for the 2023-2024 academic year with the opportunity for renewal of a second year. Each graduate assistant will receive a full scholarship that includes tuition, room and board, and an annual stipend of $4,000, paid bi-weekly. This position will remain open until filled. The anticipated start date for the positions will be August 1, with the potential for a mutually-agreed upon earlier start date and summer employment.
Essential Job Functions:
To be eligible, prospective candidates must be accepted into one of the Master's or Doctorial programs at the University of the Virgin Islands. The Graduate Assistant will report directly to the Head Women's Basketball Coach & Athletic Director, and will gain experience assisting with all aspects of a NAIA women's basketball program & UVI Athletic facilities.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Coaching/Facility Duties Assist with all aspects of the women's basketball program, including: 1. Planning and execution of practice 2. Player development 3. Opponent scouting 4. Film breakdown 5. Recruitment of student-athletes 6. Travel and operational logistics 7. Organizing camps and clinics 8. Monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes 9. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration. 10. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups. 11. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc… 12. Represent UVI as appropriate with the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) and the NAIA. 13. Assist in facility rental/ game-day operational set-ups. 14. Perform other duties as assigned
Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal skills
The ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
The ideal candidate will have experience as a student-athlete, manager, and/or coach in a college basketball program
Open Date: 05/01/2023
Close Date: 05/31/2023
Special Instructions to Applicant
Email is the preferred method of communicating with applicants at the University of Virgin Islands. You will be required to supply your email address during the application process.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ACCOMMODATION:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone who needs an ADA accommodation for the purposes of employment should contact the Human Resources Office at (340)693-1410.
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Thank you for your interest in this position. The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please do not let this discourage you from applying for other positions that interest you.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
1. * Did you complete a Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for this academic year?
No 2. * Were you awarded Financial Aid Work Study for this academic year?
No 3. * If yes, when was your (FAFSA) application filed? (Open Ended Question)
Applicant Documents Required Documents
1. Resume 2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application 3. Unofficial Transcripts