Valparaiso University is seeking two graduate assistant positions.
POSITION 1: Graduate Assistant Coach. This is a coaching position (second assistant), not a manager position. Requesting applications for either a Hitting coach or a Pitching coach; please specify in your application.
Hitting: As the primary hitting coach, applicants should demonstrate their competence and confidence in developing and implementing offensive workouts at the team and individual level. Pursuing an individual with a passion for hitting instruction and for continued learning & professional growth within that area.
Pitching: As the primary pitching coach, applicants should demonstrate their proficiency in designing individualized workouts; understanding and improving pitchers' mechanics, command and control; pitch calling; and in game pitching personal management.
POSITION 2 - Graduate Assistant Manager. Assist in the overall management of the program both on field and off. Involves integral, hands-on daily responsibilities in practice and further includes administrative responsibilities. Provides excellent and immersive opportunity to gain experience in all facets of the softball program.
Both position's duties include, but are not limited to the following: Design & implementation of daily practices In-game decision making Recruiting athletically and academically qualified student-athletes Team travel coordination Equipment management Camps & Clinics Field maintenance Fundraising Accepting applications for either a Pitching Coach or a Hitting Coach
Please submit your letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Head Coach, Kate Stake at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Playing and/or coaching experience in softball or baseball. Strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and the ability and willingness to communicate and work effectively in a team atmosphere on the coaching staff and within the athletic department.
Additional Salary Information: This position is a graduate assistant position and offers full tuition remission and a considerable, livable stipend. You may apply generally for this posting and be considered for either position.
About Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University is an NCAA Division I member located in Northwest Indiana, approximately an hour outside of Chicago. Valparaiso is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference and sponsors 21 sports. Women: basketball, bowling (Southland Bowling League), cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football (PFL), golf, soccer, swimming (Summit League), tennis (Summit League), and track and field.