Website Nichols College


JOB DESCRIPTION: Graduate Assistant Coach                  DATE: May 2021

DEPARTMENT: Athletics                                                     REPORTS TO: Head Coach



This is a graduate assistant, eleven (11) month position. This position accepts the responsibility of assisting the Head Coach in the leadership, vision, and supervision of the respective program. This position will also assist with contest management throughout the year along with other departmental administrative opportunities.



Bachelor’s degree with experience in athletics and coaching
Genuine understanding and commitment to NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics philosophy
CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
Demonstrated supervisory, fiscal, and management skills
Must have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working with people
Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and able to handle a multi-task work environment
Computer proficiency
Valid driver’s license

Assistant Coach

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, all aspects (in traditional and non-traditional seasons) of coaching, planning, directing, developing and managing successful programs – conditioning, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, travel, equipment, budget management, fundraising, community service, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, etc.
Insure compliance with NCAA and conference regulations
Know and adhere to all sport rules and regulations
Maintain certification for CPR/AED and First Aid
Attend department staff meetings
Other duties as assigned by Head Coach or Director of Athletics
Administrative Duties

Contest management coverage (approximately 12 events during year)
Weekly hours as assigned monitoring the fitness center and/or the front desk of the Athletic Center (approximately 6 hours per week)
Other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics
Physical Job Components:

Light to moderate lifting

Able to communicate orally, in writing and use office and telecommunication equipment

Ability to work business and extended hours including evenings and weekends

Traveling is expected


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