Oklahoma Christian University (OC) Athletics Department is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position in its Sports Performance program for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years. OC is part of the Lone Star Conference and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. With 15 total teams across 9 sports this position offers ample opportunities for coaching and programming experience.
Under the supervision of the Director of Sports Performance, the successful candidate will develop and implement general and sport-specific training programs for several sports. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: weight room supervision; development and implementation of speed and/or conditioning training; facility and equipment maintenance; data collection and record keeping; and other duties as assigned.
Compensation: The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year commitment beginning with the 2021-22 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for a graduate level degree program of the students choosing. Housing is also included should the graduate assistant need it as well as some on campus meals. Graduate assistants must maintain at least 6 hours of graduate-level credit per semester to be eligible.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and acceptance into Oklahoma Christian University’s graduate program. SCCC or CSCS certification. First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Internship experience with a collegiate or professional sports program. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by Oklahoma Christian University.
How to apply: For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references in 1 PDF file entitled “Lastname_Firstname_OCGA” (use same title for email subject), as well as unofficial copies of college transcripts to:
Director of Sports Performance
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to the Oklahoma Christian University Graduate Program.