Converse College-Graduate Assistant

Position Description: This is a 12-month renewable position that reports directly to the Head Coach. The successful candidate must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Converse College. Compensation will include tuition remission for up to six credit hours per semester, a monthly stipend, and room and board.

Qualifications: The graduate assistant for Swimming will serve as the primary contact for the on-campus pool and will assist the Head Coach with other duties as assigned. 

Duties include assisting Head Coach with planning practice, monitoring study hall, managing on-campus pool facility, hosting home meets, and serving as primary contact for high school and club programs. Minimal travel is required.


Undergraduate degree.
Prior experience as a intercollegiate swimmer and/or coaching experience.
Strong communication and organization skills.
Experience using System 6 timing equipment. 

Individuals wishing to apply should submit a cover letter and resume to Jenn Bell, Director of Athletics, at

Any candidate that is considered for the position must be accepted into a graduate program at Converse College before the offer of the position can be officially extended. Graduate programs offered at Converse College are located at


Converse College is a liberal arts masters university in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Converse consists of an undergraduate women's college as well as co-ed graduate, online and summer programs. It was established by a group of Spartanburg residents and named after textile pioneer Dexter Edgar Converse. It has an undergraduate enrollment of about 800 women who come from throughout the United States, along with some international students. The graduate enrollment of about 550 students is made up of both men and women.

We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

How to Apply:: Individuals wishing to apply should submit a cover letter and resume to Jenn Bell, Director of Athletics, at

Your Name: Jenn Bell

Email Address:

Application Deadline: 9/1/2019