Graduate Assistant: Women's Lacrosse

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

Position Summary:

The graduate assistant will be in charge of assisting the head coach with practice and game planning execution, applicates must attend all practices, meeting, games, and team events. You should be able to understand all tactical aspects of lacrosse and be able to lead drills and training session along side the head coach or on  your own. Applicates will also be required identify potential recruits by attending Fall/Summer tournaments and initiate contact with prospective recruits via email and phone call. Will also assist the head coach in all aspects of organizing and implementing fundraising events, and must attend all work fundraising events. Compensation includes a stipend, on-campus housing (if available), an on-campus meal plan while undergraduate classes are in session, and tuition remission for graduate courses at DeSales University (up to 18 credits per academic year over a 2-year period).


·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Acceptance to, and continued enrollment in one of DeSales University’s graduate programs required

·         Valid driver’s license with clean driving record required

·         Prior playing or coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred; successful high school or club coaching experience considered

·         Strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills

·         Commitment to developing positive relationships with student-athletes, coaches, administration, and DeSales community

·         Proficiency with both Windows and Mac Operating Systems

·         Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity

·         Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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