The Gardner-Webb University Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant (GA). Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university in Boiling Springs, NC home to 22 NCAA Division I Athletics Programs. This position provides tuition remission for up to 18 graduate hours per year as well as a grant for $5500 spread throughout the year, for a full-year contract (fall, spring, and summer terms). You must be accepted into the Gardner-Webb Graduate School prior to employment. The position is subject to a university background check.
Intended start date is Early Summer 2018. Successful applicants should have the ability to excel within a collaborative team environment; strong work ethic; effective communication skills; & desire to further one's career in the field of Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning while having a strong commitment to Christian higher education.
Responsibilities: Assisting in all aspects of the Gardner-Webb Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for Softball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis & the possibility of other teams; opportunity to assist with training Football, Men's or Women's Basketball, & Baseball or Softball; ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Big South Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required as well as working toward or already obtained a certification from an accredited strength and conditioning organization (CSCCa,NSCA, USAW, etc.). Possess CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Experience working in an NCAA/NAIA 4- year college or university weight room with a variety of teams. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs & Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning related technology is encouraged.
If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references (in this order) in 1 PDF file to Director of Athletic Performance Chris McCormick at email@example.com. All documents should be sent entitled "Lastname_Firstname_GWUAP GA Application" when sent. Please use this same heading to title your email. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.