Job Description

Grand Canyon University’s Dance Team is seeking a Graduate Assistant to serve as an Assistant Coach.


  • Assist with planning and execution of department-wide and team-specific social media strategies.
  • Produce written content, such as game previews and recaps for
  • Respond to internal and external media requests.
  • Use appropriate software to track official in-game statistics of home competitions, as assigned.
  • Create and use digital media assets to enhance social media efforts.
  • Opportunity to serve as primary and/or secondary communications contacts for team(s), as assigned.
  • Develop working relationship with team’s coaching staff and student-athletes, as assigned.
  • Assist in the development of publications, such as media guides and game notes, using layout software.


  • Must be enrolled in a GCU's master's program.
  • Must be able to maintain academic GPA of 3.0.
  • May only work 29 hours per week but must be willing to work, when necessary, beyond normal business hours, which often includes evenings, weekends or holidays.
  • Must have experience in dance which includes designing choreography.
  • Capable of developing creative and effective approaches.
  • Knowledgeable of the subject field or discipline.
  • An openness to new experiences and new ideas.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate well with all types of people.
  • MS software proficiency.
  • Recognition and respect for cultural differences.
  • Good communications skills with a good command of the English language.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

Only candidates who submit a resume and complete the full application will be considered - anyone without a resume will be declined automatically. For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

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Posted 17 Days Ago

Part time


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