Southwest Baptist University is an NCAA Division II program and a full-time member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference. The Southwest Baptist University Softball graduate assistant will work with the softball team to coach and develop the players through on-field instruction and practice plan development and will perform a variety of administrative tasks. The Softball Graduate Assistant is expected to attend all softball athletic events and night and weekend work is required.
Summary of Job Duties: •Practice planning •On field instruction •Administrative responsibilities •Team event coordination •Conducting scouting reports •Game day field responsibilities
A bachelor’s degree is required with the interest in pursuing a graduate level degree at Southwest Baptist University. Experience playing at the college level is preferred. Coaching experience is preferred. A concentration in pitching or fielding is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The appointment carries tuition for 12 hours of graduate classes over two semesters plus a stipend of $7,500.00 over the academic year.
About Southwest Baptist University
Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered, caring academic community preparing students to be servant leaders in a global society.
The SBU Bolivar campus is home to approximately 1,300 outstanding undergraduates and 300 graduate students. Academic offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 45 academic disciplines including pre-professional programs, business, and nursing as well as liberal arts majors.
SBU is a four-year evangelical Christian university that was established in 1878. The main campus is located about 30 minutes north of Springfield, Missouri, in Bolivar, a town of approximately 12,000 people.