1) The Graduate Assistant in football academics will be responsible for assisting in the day to day operations of the Student Athlete Enhancement Center, including, but not limited to: mentoring student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of selected student-athletes, supervising study table, unofficial initial eligibility evaluations of prospective student-athletes and completion of projects as assigned by the full-time staff.
2) The Student-Athlete Development GA position will gain valuable experience in leadership development, career and personal development, as well as SAAC and assisting with various events.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required. Ability to adhere to NCAA and Big 12 rules. Must have strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, strong leadership capabilities and the ability to set appropriate professional boundaries with student-athletes.
Preferred: A desire to obtain full-time employment in the Athletic Academic Services profession.
Other Requirements: Applicants selected for the position must apply for and be accepted into the K-State Graduate School. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled in a minimum of six graduate school hours in the fall and spring semesters. Tuition is not covered by the annual stipend; however, out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive in-state tuition rates.
To Apply: Interested applicants are required to submit the following documents via email only to Jill Shields at HR@kstatesports.com. Review of applications will begin at 12:00 noon CDT Friday, February 24, 2017:
- Letter of application – please indicate your specific area of interest: 1) Football Academics, 2) Student-Athlete Development
- Contact information for three professional references
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
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