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Newman University Graduate Assistant for Athletics Administration in Wichita, Kansas

Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faiths. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to help us empower our graduates to transform society!

Occupational Summary:

The Graduate Assistant for Athletics Administration will assist in day-to-day operations and departmental communication. This position will also assist with athletics events. Working nights, weekends, and holidays is an essential function of this position.

As an active member of the Newman Community, this position contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other faiths, cultures, or backgrounds. This position will articulate and connect the work of the department with the Newman University mission and the responsibility to help prepare students to transform the world inspired by Catholic Social Teachings as exemplified by the Newman University Sponsors, The Adorers of the Blood of Christ.

Work Performed:

  • Develop relationships with coaching staff and athletic department as a whole in order to assist with the operations of their teams.

  • Assist with game-day promotions on field and on court.

  • Conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner at all times.

  • Assist with university and athletic special event planning.

  • Assist in all aspects of the Jet Open Golf Tournament.

  • Provide quality customer service to fans and constituents.

  • Assist with game management protocols, procedures, and set up for all home events.

  • Assist with the supervision of student workers.

  • Knowledge of the NCAA compliance rules.

  • Complete University-required trainings, including FERPA and Title IX.

  • Other duties as assigned by the athletic administration staff.

    Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Completion of Bachelor?s Degree.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Must be accepted and enrolled full time (at least six (6) credit hours per semester) in a Master?s degree program (M.S.E. Organizational Leadership preferred) during the academic year (fall and spring semester).

  • Previous experience in a college athletic setting.

  • Genuine interest in and willingness to work with students; understanding of student attitudes, concerns and problems.

  • Strong organizational and computer skills.

  • AED and/or CPR training preferred.

    Compensation:

  • This is a 12-month live-in position. Contract must be renewed each year.

  • $2,000.00 stipend paid over 12 months.

  • Single, furnished room and free cable and internet access through the campus network.

  • Board (meals only offered when dining hall is open for traditional students).

  • Fall, spring, and summer tuition waiver. The student is responsible for payment of books, general fees, parking, and living expenses.

    Additional Information:

  • Graduate Assistant for Athletics may not hold other full-time employment. Other part-time employment in or outside the University must receive prior approval from the Director of Athletics.

  • Tuition remission scholarships are dependent upon enrollment in the course(s) by regular, tuition-paying students. The university reserves the right to move classes from the face-to-face modality to the online modality in order to ensure a reasonable minimum class size is met, at the sole discretion of the university. Tuition remission scholarships do not guarantee that any course will be available in any given modality, depending upon enrollment. If space is limited in any class, persons using any tuition benefit scholarships may be enrolled in the order in which they registered for the class.

  • As a condition for retention in the role, the Graduate Assistant must remain in good academic standing, which is a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

  • A criminal background check will be performed prior to employment offer.

    Start Date for this position is August 2021. Position is open until filled with priority consideration given to applicants before May 31, 2021.

    Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of our University community. In support of this goal we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences for whom our mission resonates. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply. The equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy of Newman University provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

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