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Assistant Debate Coach

Grand Canyon University
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Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.

The Grand Canyon University Speech and Debate Team needs a skilled Assistant Debate Coach who can provide reliable support to the Director in all areas of coaching for debates.

What you will do:

  • Conduct and coach weekly practice.
  • Assist in debate case construction.
  • Travel in and out-of-state with the team (up to 10 tournaments per year).
  • Judge tournaments.
  • Assist with administrative tasks associated with team budget and travel expenses.
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years of competition or coaching experience in NPDA debate, IPDA debate, and/or AFA/NFA individual events.
  • Must successfully pass a background check.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Bonus Points:

  • Four years of competition or coaching experience in intercollegiate speech and debate
  • Qualified to elimination rounds at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, National Parliamentary Debate Association Championship Tournament, IPDA or Speech National Championships.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional 401K savings plan
  • Free covered parking
  • Free on-site gyms on campus
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