Regis College (MA) seeks Full-Time, 10-Month Graduate Assistants within the Department of Athletics.
1. Men's and Women's Tennis 2. Men's and Women's Swimming 3. Sports Information 4. Coordinator of Athletics Event Operations
•Sport specific Graduate Assistants will serve as an assistant coach, reporting to the head coach of their respective sport(s). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, team travel, weekly practice sessions, community service, academic enrichment, counseling of students, and other duties assigned by the Athletic Administration.
•The Graduate Assistant for Sports Information will serve to assist Director of Sports Information in a number of capacities; preparing news releases and feature articles highlighting intercollegiate athletics, and maintain athletics records and statistical files. Additionally, the intern may update the Regis College Athletics website, promote athletes and the department for regional and national honors, develop and coordinate media coverage for all home events, and manage the social media for the Department of Athletics.
•The Graduate Assistant for Athletic Administration - Coordinator for Athletics Events Operations will focus on responsibilities related to the day-to-day event operations within the Department of Athletics, including, but not limited to; facility scheduling, coordinating officials, game day protocol and staffing, transportation needs, and other tasks assigned by the Athletics Administration.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Coaching):
•Assist the Head Coach for the specific sport with the organization and administration of the competitive program, with attendance at all practices, games, and official team events throughout the academic year.
•Assist the Head Coach in the recruitment of student-athletes.
•Assist the Head Coach in any video editing/exchange needs.
•Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset expenses associated for non-budgeted expenses and training trip as appropriate.
•Assist in the organization of community service projects for the team members to complete per the mission of the NCAA, the Regis Athletic Department and Regis College.
•Assist in the implementation and supervision of team-specific academic enrichment programming
•Evidence a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing the specific sport competition at the collegiate level, and adhere to the rules and standards established by Regis College, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, the ECAC and the NCAA (Division III).
•Participate in Athletic Department staff meetings, functions and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletics Administration.
•The Graduate Intern will comply with University rules and regulations.
•Serve as a member of the Intern On-Call (IOC) rotation.
Bachelor's degree required; admission to one of Regis' College's graduate programs.
Prior successful playing or coaching experience at the college level preferred; significant successful high school or club experience considered.
Strong organizational skills required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer literacy and strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies.
The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule.
Works well as a team member or independently
Excels in prioritizing multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.
Appropriate certifications in First Aid / CPR and AED are required within an appropriate time of hire and must be completed (per NCAA regulations) before the beginning of the competitive season.
Must hold valid driver's license.
Previous experience in an athletics a plus.
Ability to work with students and diverse constituencies.
A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.
Additional Salary Information: REMUNERATION:
•Room and Board (full meal plan) during the 10-month duration.
•Tuition remission for two (2) Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year (Note: Courses in the graduate Nursing, Applied Behavioral Analysis, Counseling Psychology, Occupational Therapy, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission).
•Training and professional development opportunities.
About Regis College (MA)
Regis (MA), a Catholic University in Greater Boston, is a member of The Great Northeast Athletic Conference and Division III of the NCAA. Regis offers a higher education experience in the Catholic tradition and is a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. The college transitioned to coeducation in the Fall of 2007, and continues to update a completed outdoor renovation project including a synthetic turf field, eight-lane track, softball complex, and 6 new tennis courts, opened in Sept. 2009.