University of Central Oklahoma

  • Athletic Graduate Assistant - Softball

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/25/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5239
    Org Number
    010016
    Department
    Intercollegiate Athletics
    Division
    Vice President of Operations
    Job Type
    US-OK-Edmond
    Salary
    $7.50/hr
    Hours Per Week
    20
    Weeks Per Year
    36
    Weeks Per Year
    M-F, some evenings & weekends
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Candidates for this position are pre-selected by the coaching staff. If you have not been pre-selected, please do not apply. 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 in the coordination of the softball program and team; Assist in determining game strategy; Directs individual and small group practices as directed by the head coach; Maintains and inventories softball equipment and sets equipment up for practices; Models all team standards; Develops travel itineraries and assists in making travel plans; Adheres to all MIAA and NCAA rules and regulations; Attends softball coaches meetings; Performs other duties as assigned by the Head Softball Coach.

    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

    Bachelors Degree; Four years of college playing experience; Aspirations to become a coach post graduation.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Knowledge of the rules, strategie and techniques of softball; Kowledge of MIAA and NCAA rules and regulations; Ability to throw batting practice; Ability to hit ground balls and fly balls.

    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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