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POSITION: Assistant Athletic Trainer

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position is a part-time position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Enrollment in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for supporting the management of a varsity intercollegiate sport program at the University. Duties will include engaging in the prevention, recognition, assessment and immediate care of athletic injuries. In addition, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers will serve as game management staff at off-season intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department, as well as helping monitor student-athletes out of practice assisting residence life and student success as needed.
  • Assist Head Athletic Trainer in the coverage of various sports.
  • Assist in the prevention, recognition, assessment, immediate care, rehabilitation, and athletic training services for all intercollegiate sports at the University.
  • Assist in the education and supervision of athletic training students during practice, games, and within the athletic training room
  • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the Athletic Training profession adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines
  • Adhere to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serve as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assist in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • All applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE Accredited Institution; NATABOC exam eligible (Must be certified by June 2018); CPR certified; and must be eligible for State of Virginia Athletic Training License
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while enrolled in an Averett University graduate program

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Thomas Underwood, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: tunderwood@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Football Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Football Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University. Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Cleive Adams, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: footballgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Tony Mackin, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: mlaxgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Volleyball Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Volleyball Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Kelly Ryan, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: wlaxgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Danny Miller, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: vbgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University. Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Kelly Ryan, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: wlaxgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach – Graduate Assistant. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Graduate Assistants will be provided a compensation package that includes a salary stipend, a stipend for room and board, and graduate program tuition remission with the expectation that they will participate in team nutrition tables; be visible in the dining hall and residence halls after hours to support the Residence Life program; support the afterhours emergency response protocol in place for the University; support and engage students and student athletes in learning opportunities outside of the classroom and playing field through the student life program. Assist in study hall monitoring and academic progress evaluation in support of the Student Success Office.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, c/o Colleen McTygue, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: wsocgacoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Hall Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Position begins July 1, 2019 and ends June 30, 2020 renewable for one year.

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Housing Operations, the Graduate Assistant – Hall Director (GAHD) supports Housing & Residence Life in its efforts to enhance the learning and residential experience within the Averett University community. A live-in position, the GAHD provides leadership for Residence Life student staff in an assigned area. By maintaining visibility and approachability to student staff and residents, the GAHD helps educate residents on University policies, provides tutoring and learning assistance, and builds community in the area of oversight. Each GAHD position varies depending on area demographics, and provides additional opportunities to being exposed to conduct, programming, training/tutoring, and administrative capacities.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Candidates must be accepted and continuously enrolled as a full time graduate student in good standing at Averett University. Preference will be given to candidates who have residence hall leadership experience and/or who are pursuing a career in student personnel, counseling, guidance, or higher education administration.
  • Other paid employment is strongly discouraged while the GAHD is employed by Averett University. However, if the GAHD finds it necessary to have other paid employment (outside of Averett), all of the following criteria must be met:
    • Outside employment must not interfere with the performance of GAHD duties such as meetings, staff training, hall and area programs, availability, office hours, etc.
    • The GAHD cannot hold more than one position at Averett University simultaneously.

REMUNERATION:

  • Remuneration includes housing within an Averett University’s residence hall (valued at $10,000 per year) and a $3,000 stipend for the academic year. Housing assignments vary in size and configuration by residence hall.
  • Tuition waivers provided for graduate studies at Averett University. Declining Balance Dining Hall Meal Plan is provided (valued at $1,500 per year).

STUDENT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT & SUPERVISION:

  • Train and supervise approximately 7-12 student resident assistants (RAs).
  • Provide on-going support to RAs, having one-on-one meetings with staff member at least bi-weekly.
  • Organize and facilitate a weekly team meeting.
  • Evaluate student RA staff throughout a continuous performance appraisal process.
  • Facilitate training sessions for the student RA staff during the August and Winter Training.

ON-CALL & INCIDENT FOLLOW-UP:

  • Serve within an on-call rotation as a first responder for emergency situations involving Averett University students. Refer residents to campus and community resources as appropriate.
  • Document and follow up on incidents.
  • Maintain confidentiality and effectively share information when appropriate.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct building rounds and inspect public area facilities on a regular basis. Complete maintenance and building services requests as needed. Maintain a work schedule designed for maximum accessibility and involvement with students, including evening hours
  • Facilitate annual and semi-annual Fire Drills, Health and Safety Inspections, Walkthroughs, etc.

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 

  • Attend weekly Housing & Residence Life staff meetings and monthly GHD development meetings.
  • Meet with director regularly for one-on-one supervision.
  • Participate in development opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please note:

  • Background checks are required for all positions.
  • An applicant must have an unrestricted right to work in the U.S.
  • Averett University’s policies, programs, and activities, including hiring practices, comply with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression and veteran status.
  • Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment:

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring clear communication (speaking and listening) in person and telephonically
  • Must be able to work closely with others as part of a team
  • Visual and hearing acuity required to perform assigned work, including room inspections and interactions with residents
  • Most work is performed while sitting although standing and walking are at times necessary (residence hall check-ins, inspections, etc.)
  • Ability to lift, carry or move items of up to 10 pounds, occasionally up to 20 pounds, such as supplies, binders, or food trays, at times
  • At times, work may require pushing/pulling, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing (step ladder or stairs), crouching or use of foot pedals (driving)
  • Some work uses fine manual dexterity to use equipment involving levers, buttons, keyboards, and switches as well as frequent handling of small items and paperwork
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, work under time pressure, and work in a noisy or distracting environment
  • May frequently be called upon to work in an emergency situation
  • On occasion will need to perform tedious and exacting tasks
  • At times will need to use office equipment such as telephones, printer, copier, scanner, camera, scissors, stapler, and computer.  Will use software including Microsoft Office, Foxit or Adobe PDF software, Advocate, Canva, and Adirondack housing software
  • Occasionally may work in situations with fire hazards or communicable diseases (virus, flu, etc.); on rare occasions may be exposed to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, or situations involving physical danger or abuse
  • Work environment regularly includes noise/vibration and wetness/humidity; may be exposed to respiratory hazards such as mold/mildew weekly, or extreme temperatures seasonally
  • Work locations include an office environment and campus residence halls (residence halls, apartments)

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and 3 Professional References to:
Selection Committee, c/o Director, Housing & Residence Life, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: hrl@averett.edu.

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/

POSITION: Head Golf Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Averett University, a Division III member of the NCAA and USA South is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant Head Golf Coach. This position is a part-time coaching position open to those who are in the process of enrolling in a graduate degree program at Averett University or have recently been accepted to a graduate program at the University.  Continuous enrollment with good academic standing in one of Averett University’s graduate programs is a requirement of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As coach, the Graduate Assistant is responsible for:

  • Designing exercises and activity programs for student athletes to teach and build skills and knowledge of the sport.
  • Evaluating student performance, including skill levels, areas needing improvement, and attendance.
  • Working with supervisor as assigned to discuss student assignments, plans, strategies, and issues.
  • Delivering lectures and presentations on skills, techniques, and other educational topics.
  • Organizing and conducting practices and contests in all aspects necessary to run a competitive Division III program.
  • Recruiting a diverse group of qualified student athletes for successful participation at the varsity athletic level
  • Advising and supervising team members, captains, Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) team representatives and team managers.
  • Demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
  • Adhering to all NCAA, USA South and sport rules and regulations.
  • Serving as game administrator at intercollegiate contests as assigned by the department and/or assisting in other assigned duties in support of the department and program.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching, playing, and/or teaching experience is required.
  • Experience at the intercollegiate level is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clear driving record required.
  • Graduate Assistants must be in and remain in good academic standing while continuously enrolled in an Averett University graduate program.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Physical & Mental Demands/Work Environment

The duties of this position require performance of the following activities and work in the described environment, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Almost constant interaction with others requiring communication, both in-person and by telephone
  • Visual acuity required to perform duties to include oversight of activities of others, use of computer, driving, reading, etc.
  • Must be able to change tasks frequently, work an irregular work schedule, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, function well in a noisy and distracting environment, and work closely with others as part of a team
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and a valid driver’s license required
  • Frequently will need to strength move or carry 10-25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, sitting (meetings, driving, riding), and walking
  • Occasional work requiring reaching and handling of supplies/files/paperwork, bending to retrieve items from low shelves/cabinets or twisting.
  • At time may experience time pressure or emergency situations
  • At times may need to push/pull items such as drawers, tables, chairs; stepping up on stools.
  • At times may need to use office equipment such as printer, copier, fax, scanner, cameras, scissors, hole-punch, paper cutter, stapler, etc.
  • Primary work location is outdoors
  • Work environment typically does not include an environment that is hazardous to health and safety, although will require extended periods working outdoors, sometimes in extreme temperatures, with noisy conditions, and wetness/humidity

INTERESTED CANDIDATES:

Submit Letter of Interest, Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and Three Professional References to:
GA Selection Committee, Averett University, 420 West Main St., Danville, Virginia 24541
Email address: golfcoachsearch@averett.edu

Please use this link to find more information about the graduate programs at Averett University.

https://gps.averett.edu/graduate-assistant-position/


Interested applicants should review the graduate programs offered at the University, if not already enrolled, and be certain they meet the admission requirements for an appropriate program since enrollment is a condition of employment for this position.

Contact Melissa Anderson regarding applications for graduation admission.
manderson@Averett.edu
804-729-8285  

Please note:

      • Background checks are required for all positions.
      • An applicant must have an unrestricted right to work in the U.S.
      • Averett University’s policies, programs and activities, including hiring practices, comply with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression and veteran status.
      • Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About Averett University

Averett is a co-educational, four-year university founded in 1859. Enrolling more than 2,600 students in total, with 1,165 on the 19-acre main campus, the university educates both traditional, non-traditional and graduate students. A member of the USA South Conference, Averett has more than 400 student-athletes that compete in 16 NCAA-sponsored sports. Averett athletics ranks No. 3 nationally in the D3socialmedia.com index ratings.

Averett University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. Averett prohibits discrimination against and harassment of any student, employee, applicant for admission or for employment, third party or community member because of race; color; national or ethnic origin; age; religion; disability; pregnancy; sex; sexual orientation; gender; gender identity and expression; genetics; veteran status; retaliation; and other characteristics protected under applicable federal or state law.

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