Assistant Coach (multiple) and Athletics support (multiple), Graduate Assistant
Location: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
4 Year Degree
6 openings available.
The Graduate Program in Higher Education Leadership is offering graduate assistantships on the Messiah University campus in Pennsylvania beginning with the Fall 2024 academic year. Graduate assistants will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working on a college or university campus while pursuing a master’s degree in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership or in Higher Education Leadership through Messiah University. The priority deadline to apply is February 15, 2024.
Numerous coaching and support positions are available such as, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Lacrosse Women’s Volleyball and Athletics Marketing/Game Promotions.
These are two-year, 20 hours/week, appointments not to exceed 800 hours/year. Commitment runs from approximately August 1st – May 25th each of the two years. Education required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; acceptance into one of the graduate degrees in Higher Education Leadership (either the Master of Arts in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership or the Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership). Special working conditions: Occasional weekend and evening hours as priorities demand. Christian faith commitment required.
Information on available positions and the application can be found here: https://www.messiah.edu/GApositions.
For questions about the application process or for information about the program, please contact Dr. Dottie Weigel, program director, at email@example.com.
Messiah University is a Christian university of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,700 undergraduate students including 14.4% under-represented and 4.1% international students from 28 countries and over 600 graduate students including 16.4% of students from under-represented populations.
The University is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah University is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.
Messiah University’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence draws inspiration from its mission “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.” The university has pursued this vision through a strategic p...lanning process that encourages diversity through employee and student composition, campus climate, and an educational program that enables educators and students to embrace diversity. Candidates should clearly articulate why diversity and cultural intelligence matter to them as persons of faith as well as in their profession. Candidates will speak to how as a potential employee, they will contribute to the advancement of this vision through their position.