Graduate Assistant Women's Lacrosse

  • Full-time
  • Type of employment: Intern / Fellow / Grad assistant
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (hourly)
  • Job Classification: Staff
  • Department: Athletics - All

Company Description

Augsburg University has maintained a strong academic reputation defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies since 1869. A welcoming campus in the heart of Minneapolis, Augsburg offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to nearly 3,200 diverse students.

Augsburg’s mission is to educate students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.

Augsburg invites individuals who share our mission and commitment to intentional diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to join our community.  In particular, Augsburg invites BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, individuals with disabilities, women, veterans and those from underrepresented or marginalized backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities : Under the direction of the Head Coach

  • Identify and recruit talented and qualified prospective student-athletes according to program recruiting plan, pursuant to NCAA, MIAC and Augsburg recruiting and admissions standards and regulations.

  • Perform all practice coaching responsibilities, analyze film and facilitate team meetings.  

  • Instruct student-athletes on physical health, team concepts, safety, and sport-specific skills on both an individual and team basis.

  • Teach, advise and mentor student-athletes on life-skills. 

  • Monitor and support academic progress of student-athletes/teams to exceed athletic department standards; intervenes with appropriate corrective action as needed.

  • Maintain acceptable student-athlete retention rates to the team and/or institution. 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist with budget management, fundraising, travel planning and program organization as assigned.

  • Assist with Alumni/parent communication and involvement, including organizing events as appropriate.

  • Assist with organizing and participating in team community-service event(s).

  • Assist with camps and clinics.

  • Supervise student workers, if applicable.

  • All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s). 


Terms of Fellowship:

  • The fellow must be accepted by an Augsburg graduate program

  • The fellow must be enrolled in an Augsburg graduate program for a minimum of two (2) courses per-term (6 credits). 

  • The duration of the fellowship is two years. If a fellow vacates the fellowship prior to the conclusion of the two year term, or is not able to maintain satisfactory academic standing, all tuition costs/benefits will be assumed by the fellow.

  • The Fellow will receive full tuition benefits. Fellows are fully responsible for payment of all non-tuition costs, including student fees, parking fees, finance charges on unpaid balances, books/supplies, etc.

  • In addition to full tuition benefits, the fellow will receive a $6,000 annual stipend.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • At least three (3) years of playing/coaching experience required, recruiting experience preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and adherence to the MIAC Code of Ethics.

  • Follow MIAC and NCAA Division III guidelines and regulation, while exhibiting behavior that represents a positive image of the athletic program and the university.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Integrity and leadership skills.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to build and strengthen cross-campus relationships.

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.

  • Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.

  • Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.

  • Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.

  • Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Augsburg University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete our application process, please contact our Human Resources Department at phone number: 612-330-1058 or email: [email protected]

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