Missouri Western State University, located in St Joseph, Missouri, just 45 minutes north of Kansas City, is seeking a GA for Women's Lacrosse starting Fall semester 2021 (8-01-2021). Missouri Western is an NCAA Division II institution, which successfully competes in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) in 16 sports.
The Graduate Assistant Coach will provide support and assistance to the NCAA Division II Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. The GA will take part in the overall operations of the women’s Lacrosse program at MWSU.
The GA receives graduate school tuition covering a maximum of 9 credit hours a semester as well as a monthly stipend.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: •Aids the Head Coach with the women’s Lacrosse team •Assists with daily coaching •Plans practices/workouts •Prepares and organizes team for home and away competitions. •Maintains and tracks equipment •Assists with the recruitment of prospective student-athletes. •Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
Bachelor’s degree Employment is contingent on acceptance into MWSU Graduate School (2.75 GPA required for admission).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree as well as college student personnel experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Knowledge of University and NCAA rules and regulations •Prior collegiate Lacrosse playing experience is preferred. •Possess the requisite qualities for the profession •Be able to handle a high workload in a demanding environment and be well organized •Excellent interpersonal skills •Able to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and issues •Able to work independently.
Additional Salary Information: Stipend plus up to 9 credit hours Graduate school tuition paid per semester.
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres. Home of the summer training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs.