Summary: This position is for a Men’s and Women’s Golf Graduate Assistantship at St. Mary’s University. St. Mary’s University Athletics is a NCAA Division II program that has 11 competing men and women’s sports as well as a varsity esports team. The Graduate Assistant for Men’s and Women’s Golf works under the supervision of the Director of Golf.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Representing St. Mary’s University
Assisting the head coach with the administration and leadership of the Men’s and Women’s Golf program
Providing coaching and instruction during training and practice activities
Recruiting and retaining students for the Men’s and Women’s Golf program
Assisting with team travel
Assisting with strength and conditioning activities
Practice planning and preparation
Helping ensure team compliance with all NCAA and Lone Star Conference rules and regulations
Other duties as assigned
To be eligible for this position, you must possess:
Previous golf coaching experience or playing experience on collegiate level (preferred but not required)
Good organizational skills
Good interpersonal communication skills
Fundamental computer skills
Ability to resolve issues independently
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel, twist, balance, and work at a desk, to include pushing and pulling cabinet drawers. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and respond to visual and aural cues. Must have manual dexterity to be able to operate the following equipment: computer, golf equipment, and telephone. Requires the ability to distinguish letters or symbols and eye/and coordination. Must be able to tolerate areas containing second hand smoke and an environment with moderate to loud noise levels.
Travel Requirements: Required to travel with Men’s and Women’s Golf teams
-Stipend: $2,000 for 10 months (August-May) ($1,000 per semester). Position can be renewed for a second year if successful candidate meets or exceeds expectations during 2021-2022 academic year.
-Credit Hours: 18 hours of graduate classes per year
*Hiring and start date are contingent upon Fall 2021 Athletics competition starting in August as scheduled
Additional Salary Information: $2,000 for 10 months (August-May) ($1,000 per semester). Position can be renewed for a second year if successful candidate meets or exceeds expectations during 2021-2022 academic year. Position also carries 18 hours of graduate classes per year (nine per semester). Hiring and start date are contingent upon Fall 2021 Athletics competition starting in August as scheduled.
About St. Mary's University (TX)
St. Mary’s University, as a Catholic Marianist University, fosters the formation of people in faith and educates leaders for the common good through community, integrated liberal arts and professional education, and academic excellence.