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Golf – Graduate Assistant

Position Title: Golf Graduate Assistant

Department: Athletics

Position Requirements and Preferences:

A. Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

B. Experience: Background in the sport of golf

C. Abilities:

  • Demonstrated talent in building cohesive teams
  • Positive and energetic leader
  • Independent decision making and ability to exercise good judgment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to teach and communicate with different methods
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Organizational skills, time management, and relationship building essential
  • Willing to work long hours
  • To understand the large purpose of being a coach
  • Desire to learn and grow


  • Administer your sport in total compliance with William Penn University, NAIA and the Heart of America regulations and guidelines.
  • Coach and mentor athletes at the highest level.
  • Administer practices and tournaments alongside of the Head Coach
  • Monitor and stay within the parameters of the golf budget. All purchases need to be approved by the head coach.
  • Develop new practice plans and skill development strategies.
  • Assist with recruiting and retaining student-athletes.
  • Attend Athletic Department meetings.
  • Assist with coordination of travel plans with the Transportation Director.
  • Be a positive role model for athletes and monitor discipline procedures within.
  • Encourage/monitor attendance along with academic performance as directed by the head coach.
  • Assist with annual inventory of materials and supplies.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display exceptional sportsmanship at all times.
  • Fulfill all obligations, as established by your program, for the NAIA Champions of Character initiative.
  • Assist in planning practice and player development strategies.
  • Serve as chairperson for home golf tournaments.
  • Cooperate and communicate with the Training Staff on athlete’s overall wellbeing.
  • Assist with the promotion of team through social media.
  • All Other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach

Start Date: August 1, 2023

Replacement or New Position: Replacement

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: 2-year position considered a Temporary Employee

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Ave
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.