Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
February 10, 2020
Edwardsville, Illinois
Job Type


The candidate will assist in all areas of operation for the Women's Volleyball program. Reports to the Head Coach and Director of Athletics and must subscribe to the SIUE Principles Governing Athletics.

  • Support goals and objectives of the Athletics Program.
  • Assist the Head Coach with organization of practices, recruitment, team travel, fund raising, and any other area of responsibility as directed by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.
  • Comply with University, Conference, and NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
  • Work cooperatively and responsibly with other departmental personnel.
  • Support the student-athlete concept and demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

The graduate assistant in this position will develop skills in human relations, supervision skills, public presentations, and communication and documentation skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Acceptance into SIUE Graduate School; must maintain a 6-12 hour course load per semester
  • Evidence of sound organizational skills and strong work ethic
  • Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public
  • Demonstrated strong and effective communication and computer skills


  • Previous collegiate volleyball playing experience and desire to progress as a collegiate volleyball coach

PERIOD OF APPOINTMENT: 10-month initial appointment beginning August 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. The expectation is for a two year commitment to the position through subsequent appointment renewals, assuming success in the position.

SALARY: $913 per month stipend. Includes tuition waiver. GA is responsible for student fees.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Open until the position is filled.

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT: cover letter, resume, and list of references to Kendall Paulus, Head Volleyball Coach, at, with the subject heading “Graduate Assistant Position”.