Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach/MBA Graduate Assistant

Athletic Department
FLSA Category

Position Title:        Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach/MBA Graduate Assistant

Department:          Athletics

Position Summary:  This position will report to the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Athletic Director.  This Graduate Assistantship is for one year, with a possible one-year renewal. The successful candidate must be admitted into the MBA program at Millikin University.



All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good


Primary Responsibilities/Athletic Functions:              

Under the guidance of the Head Volleyball Coach, the GA will:

  1. Assist the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach with all aspects of the women’s volleyball program
  2. Gain professional collegiate experiences in game and practice coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, and all other aspect of running an intercollegiate volleyball program
  3. Assist in all areas of team development, including in-season and out-of-season activities as allowed by Millikin, CCIW, and NCAA.
  4. Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Volleyball Program.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach



Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the GA will:

  1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management
  4. Perform duties in the area of event management.


Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with admission into the MBA program at Millikin
  • Volleyball playing experience at the collegiate level or coaching at the high school or college level
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity:

  • Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

  • Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping
  • Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more
  • Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

Working Conditions:

  • Outdoor exposure to weather
  • Alternative or flexible work schedule
  • Travel and/or periodic overnight travel


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