University of Central Oklahoma

  • Athletic Graduate Assistant - Volleyball

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/25/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    Org Number
    Intercollegiate Athletics
    Vice President of Operations
    Job Type
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    M-F, some evenings & weekends required
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Pay for this position includes six hours of graduate tuition & fees, along with a stipend and $7.50 per hour up to 20 hours per week.

    College/Department Overview

    The Athletic Department at the University of Central Oklahoma currently supports over 400 student athletes in 14 sports including Football, Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Golf, Baseball, Softball, Wrestling, Women's Track & Field and Cross Country, Women's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Rowing and Women's Volleyball. 

    Position Overview

    This student position requires heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving furniture, working outside on grounds, and /or helping with preventative maintenance.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Assist with film break down; Assist staff with weekly game & practice planning; Assist in recruiting as needed; Assist in practice with running drills, statistics, and other practice duties as needed; Assist with monitoring student athlete academics; Assist with daily position meetings; Assist in scouting and building preparing opponents' reports and analysis; Assist with camps; Assist with fundraising initiatives as needed; Conduct administrative duties and office related tasks as needed; Prepare and oversee completion of NCAA forms and or institutional forms as it relates and required for volleyball program; Other duties as assigned by other full time coaching staff

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Must have a strong desire to learn; Possess strong initiative; Experience either playing or coaching Volleyball; Wants to teach/coach as chosen profession; Must be accepted into the University of Central Oklahoma; Have experience working in groups and independently as part of a group.


    Knowledge of Microsoft Office software; General knowledge base of film editing software (Hudl, Thunder, X & O's, etc); Values punctuality; Strong people skills; Strong organizational skills; Ability to handle large volumes of work in a stressful environment; Communication skills both verbal and written; Basic knowledge of volleyball skills and techniques; Open minded, acceptive and embracing of the techniques, skills and philosophy of current staff and team; Basic player evaluation skills that can be built upon

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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