Wilkes University Graduate Assistant

Wilkes University invites applicants for a graduate assistant position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in Men’s and Women’s Swimming, beginning August 2016.

The primary responsibility is to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of practices, match preparation, administrative tasks, scouting, team fundraising and monitoring student athlete academic progress.

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience are preferred. This position includes a stipend and tuition remission.

Send a letter of application and the names of three references to: Mark Barnes, Head Coach, Wilkes University, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 or respond via email to mark.barnes@wilkes.edu.

Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2000 students at the undergraduate level and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.

Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.