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Graduate Assistant - Athletics (Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming)

Salem College student swimming

About Salem Academy and College:

Salem Academy and College is the oldest continuously operating educational institution for girls and women in the country by its founding date of 1772.  The institution is currently celebrating its 250th anniversary and is engaging in transformational change to innovate in women’s education. Salem Academy is a college preparatory school located on a diverse, active college campus focused on preparing young women for careers in STEAM. Salem College is the nation’s only liberal arts college exclusively dedicated to developing the next generation of women in health leadership. Salem Academy and College is located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, a vibrant college town known for arts and innovation.

Position Summary:

The Athletic Graduate Assistant will serve as an assistant coach. This position must understand and comply with NCAA Division III, USA South Conference and Salem College rules and regulations. This position provides tuition reimbursement and a stipend. Opportunity for housing can be discussed if interested in additional responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position will assist the head coach in all areas, including:
    • Prospective student-athlete recruiting
    • Student-athlete development
    • Practice and game day coaching
    • Team transportation and travel planning
    • Administrative office duties
    • In-season & off-season duties
    • Other duties as assigned by head coach

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • College playing experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Positive energy
  • A desire to coach
  • Must be eligible for acceptance in MAT or Med program at Salem College

Physical Functions:

While performing the responsibilities of the Athletic Graduate Assistant, the employee is required to sit or stand for varying lengths of time; bend, reach, lift, push, and pull up to 25 to 40 pounds; frequently walk, and kneel and regularly ascend/descend stairs; use hands and fingers to handle or feel and manipulate keys on a keyboard; perform extended periods of work at a computer workstation, view a computer monitor; perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and receive detailed information through oral communication; express and exchange ideas by means of spoken word; and work in an office setting.

How to Apply:

Please e-mail a cover letter, and résumé with contact information for two references to, noting your sport preference in the subject line.


Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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