Location: Rome campus. Shorter University, an NCAA II institution that competes in the Gulf South Conference, invites applications for the position of Golf Men’s and Women’s Graduate Assistant Coach. Candidates must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. The program is designed to provide each participant with a holistic and valuable practical experience in the field of Coaching Golf.
The placement will involve a number of the following duties & responsibilities: Serves as assistant to Head Golf Coach; assists with team practice sessions; coaches team at meets; instructs the team members in strategies and techniques; provides assistance in coordination of golf team recruitment activities; aids in the development of team contest schedule; counsels student-athletes concerning academic progress; assists in fundraising activities; transports student-athletes to practices and meets as necessary, and completes related duties as required.
Master’s degree options are MBA, MBA emphasis in Sports Management or Master of Management. In exchange for hours worked for the team, the successful candidate will receive 30-33 hours of tuition remission for graduate courses only subject to the Graduate Assistantship Guidelines of the University. If undergraduate pre-requisite courses are needed, they must be covered by financial aid or the applicant’s personal funds. Graduate assistants are responsible for all expenses for books and fees. GAs are asked to make a minimum 18 to 24-month work commitment to Shorter, depending on the master’s program and hours allowed each semester. Class hours taken in the summer require a work commitment of at least 5-10 hours per week of class.
• Potential candidates must have a strong desire to pursue a career in coaching Collegiate Golf.
• All candidates must be accepted into a Master’s Program and maintain satisfactory progress towards degree completion to maintain the position.
• The candidate must be able to articulate their salvation history clearly and meet the Core Spiritual
Requirements listed in the Graduate Assistantship guidelines, which say, among other criteria: “Must regularly attend and be actively engaged in a Bible-believing church.”
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Sports Management, or Education
About Shorter University
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review annually include Shorter on their lists of best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, as well as online associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs. Shorter University is a Division II institution that competes in the Gulf South Conference. There are a total of 20 men's and women's sports offered at Shorter University.