Job Openings - Graduate Assistant - Softball


Graduate Assistant - Softball

Type: Exempt
Position: Grad
Posting Date: April 04, 2017

Job Description:

The Greenville College Softball program is seeking applicants for the appointment of Graduate Assistant Coach. This appointment is for 10 months beginning in August.  This Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the softball program as well as secondary responsibilities assigned by the Athletic Director.  

Compensation includes a stipend, meals, and a tuition waiver for a Master's program at Greenville College.

To be eligible for the Graduate Assistant position, applicants must complete the graduate program application, receive provisional acceptance, and enroll in a Greenville College graduate program.

Greenville College is a NCAA Division III institution, located outside of St. Louis.  Greenville College is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college associated with the Free Methodist Church, whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. 

Key Responsibilities:

Recruiting and Retention: 

  • Help recruit between 5-10 quality recruits each year
    • Coordinate the recruit database management
    • Enter new recruits into database
  • Phone Calls
  • On campus visits – campus visits, lunch host
  • Off campus visits – home visits, High School visits, tournament visits
  • Email

Softball coaching

  • Coaching daily practices
  • Practice planning daily
  • Work with the head coach on daily tasks as assigned
  • Assist with and work at Softball Clinics
  • Game Day management, including assist in field setup, preparation, and cleanup for games
  • Assist with hitting and work with outfielders.

Reports To:

Head Softball Coach

Required Skills:

Bachelors degree required and acceptance into a Greenville College Graduate Program.

Collegiate softball playing experience required


How to Apply

Compliance with College Standards.  All Greenville College employees acknowledge the unique Wesleyan, evangelical, and Protestant mission of the College, a community in which Christian faith is of central importance.  Employees agree to promote the College's Mission (as set out in the Mission Statement); its Philosophy of Education and GC Student Learning Outcomes, support its Theological Assumptions and comply with the behavioral aspects of the Lifestyle Statement (collectively, the College Standards).

To be considered for the position, applicants must submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a current resume, and (3) the Greenville College Employment Application available at

It is the policy of Greenville College not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race or gender in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. Greenville College is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Greenville College performs a background check on all newly hired employees and offers of employment are contingent upon the results. For more information on GC openings contact:

Office of Human Resources
Phone: (618) 664-2800
Fax: (618) 664-7017

Complete the Employment Application

Please forward the completed application to the contact listed in the How To Apply section of each posting or to the Office of Human Resources.

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