Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is seeking qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant with the women’s basketball program. Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:-Assist with the day to day operations of the program.-Coordinate hiring, training and scheduling of a four person student-manager staff.-Assist with the entry of recruiting information and data into program database.-Assist support staff with implementation and execution of team travel and gameday logistics.-Individual will assist with the development, marketing, administration and implementation of summer camps.-Assist with the coordination of the setup and breakdown of facilities for daily practices. -Individual will assist with the ordering and inventory maintenance of all equipment. -Assist with maintaining an atmosphere of compliance within the women’s basketball program and athletic department as a whole.-Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.-Starting date is approximately August 15th.
Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Applicants will be required to be accepted and enroll in a Graduate level program at Virginia Tech.
Candidates will have a working knowledge of the game of basketball, playing experience preffered but not required.
Applicants must have strong communication, inter-personal and organizational skills.
Applicants must be willing and able to work nights, weekends and miss classes while traveling with the program during the season.
Candidate will abide by all University and NCAA Rules and Regulations.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public, land-grant, research-based university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Switzerland. Through its Corps of Cadets ROTC program, Virginia Tech is also designated as one of six senior military colleges in the country.As Virginia's third-largest univers...ity, Virginia Tech offers 225 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to some 30,600 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million, the largest of any university in the state. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.University Mission Statement:Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world community. The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission. Through its focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement, the university creates, conveys, and applies knowledge to expand personal growth and opportunity, advance social and community development, foster economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life.2001 Mission Statement adapted in 2006, by the Board of VisitorsAthletics Mission Statement:Virginia Tech Athletics is committed to excellence, both academically and athletically, and to the personal development of our student-athletes. In the spirit of Ut Prosim, we stand together to serve and represent our university and community with integrity and respect.