Graduate Assistant Coach (Sprints) – Michigan Tech

Institution: Michigan Tech

Location: Houghton, MI

Salary: Graduate tuition scholarship at Michigan Tech University (9 credits/semester), plus a stipend of a minimum $3,000 per semester


Job Description

Michigan Technological University invites applications for the Graduate Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field. The GA will assist the head coach in all aspects of the NCAA Division II Track & Field programs, coaching/teaching, team travel, daily practice sessions, community service, academic enrichment, counseling of students, and other duties assigned by the Athletic Administration. The position requires an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment. Requires night and weekend work, and overnight travel to away games and recruiting tournaments. The graduate assistant coach takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. Compensation for the position is a graduate tuition scholarship covering up to 9 credits and a minimum stipend of $3,000 per semester. Renewal will be determined following each academic semester.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education, Certifications, Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree
Experience in sprints as a collegiate coach or athlete

Desirable Education and/or Experience:
Knowledge of NCAA rules
NSCA/CSCS certification
Experience in horizontal/vertical jumps or as a collegiate coach or athlete

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements):
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and administrative skills
Demonstrated excellent decision-making capabilities
Demonstrated commitment to comply to all NCAA rules and regulations
Ability to lead, teach and mentor others
Ability to work effectively in a team environment, and work independently
Valid driver’s license
Ability and willingness to travel
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Graduate Assistant, Track and Field, Sprints


How to Apply

Other Instructions
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to kmowen@mtu.edu with “Sprint GA Application” in the subject line by 12/1/2021

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