Averett University Athletics is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Graduate Assistant Assistant Coach for the Men’s Wrestling Team. The Coach will be responsible for all aspects of this Division III program including, but not limited to, assisting the head coach in day-to-day operations; scheduling of contests; recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes; fiscal planning; donor, alumni, and community relations. The successful candidate must be able to develop positive relationships with faculty, staff, students, media, alumni, parents and sponsors while interacting successfully with department personnel and the University Community. Minimum qualifications include collegiate playing experience, knowledge and commitment to following NCAA, USA South Conference, and University rules and regulations.
The start date for this position is July 1, 2021 but will remain open until filled. Graduates and future graduates will be given consideration for the position. Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information and ADA requirements concerning this position, go to https://www.averett.edu/about-us/employment-opportunities/staff-employment-opportunities/
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and acceptance into a Master’s Program at Averett University are required.
Averett at a Glance
Status: Four-year college, fully accredited, private, co-educational, traditional residential at Danville campus
Student body: Almost 1900 total students, including more than 870 traditional undergraduates from 23 states and 14 countries and Puerto Rico; approximately 1,000 adult learners in the Non-Traditional programs (IDEAL and GPS)
Student body diversity: total study body: 45% male/55% female; 35% minority; less than 5% are Non-Resident Aliens
Traditional, undergraduate, degree-seeking, full-time students are 50% male and 50% female; less than 5% are Non-Resident Aliens, 33% are Black or African American, 3.5% are Hispanic, and less than 2% are another minority race or ethnicity
Non-Traditional, undergraduate degree-seeking students are 42% male and 58% female; 29% are Black or African American, 1.5% Hispanic, and approximately 2% are another minority race or ethnicity
Academics: 30+ undergraduate majors, minors and special programs; 3 Master’s programs
Student-Faculty ratio: 13 to 1 undergraduate
Average class size: 12 for all programs
Athletics: 13 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s teams for traditional undergr...aduate students competing in the USA South conference
Religious affiliation: Baptist General Association of Virginia – Averett welcomes students from all faiths or no faith backgrounds
Value: Financial aid packages for traditional undergrads lower cost by almost 40% on average, 99% receive some form of aid
Location: Main campus in Danville for traditional undergrads. Adult learner sites at Danville, Roanoke, Richmond, Quantico, Chesapeake and Newport News
If you want to learn in a traditional campus setting or if you are a working professional who needs convenience and flexibility, Averett has a degree program to fit your life. Founded in 1859 as a school for young women, Averett grew to become a fully accredited, co-educational, four-year college in 1971. Today, the university enrolls approximately 1,900 students from 23 states and 14 foreign countries and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs at 7 Virginia locations.