Graduate Assistant - Softball

Graduate Assistants act as helpers to their departments, students or professors in a research or administrative capacity. Their primary responsibilities include assisting with various administrative tasks, organizing campus events and conducting various research task.

Students intending to get an MBA: you must receive a GA position before being enrolled in any MBA courses; once you have been enrolled in any MBA courses you are no longer eligible to receive a GA position.

* Individuals must be accepted into the Benedictine College graduate program in order to be selected for Graduate Assistant positions.  Furthermore, individuals must remain in good-standing in the graduate program in order to continue in the GA position.

Position Summary 

Graduate Assistants act as helpers to their departments, students or professors in a research or administrative capacity. Their primary responsibilities include assisting with various administrative tasks, organizing campus events and conducting various research task.

The Softball Graduate Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, training, monitoring academic progress, promotions, fundraising and coaching team members. The Graduate Assistant is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Benedictine College is a member of the NAIA at the Division I level.

Position Qualifications

Competency Statements

  • Commitment to the overall development of the student-athlete and the mission of the College,
  • High level of personal integrity,
  • Outstanding work ethic,
  • Knowledge of and commitment to NAIA rules and regulations,
  • Knowledge of sport specific skills and technique,
  • Demonstrated success in recruitment. Experience recruiting scholarship athletes highly desirable,
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire student-athletes to develop to their fullest potential,
  • Outstanding skills in oral and written communication, and
  • Good organizational ability and computer competency.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience

  • Strong preference for competitive softball experience, either participating and/or coaching 

Compensation

  • Full tuition waiver (books and fees not included) with completion and approval of Tuition Benefit Form each semester.

Apply

An application scanned to PDF and attached to an email to jobs@benedictine.edu is required to be considered for this position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds