Graduate Assistant (Cross Country / Distance) – Walsh University

Institution: Walsh University

Location: North Canton, Ohio

Salary: $1,500, plus 18 semester hours of graduate classes per year

Job Description

Position Summary

Walsh University is a member of NCAA Division II that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference. The Cross Country & Track (Distance) Grad Assistant will assist in the teaching and mentoring of team members relative to sport specific skills, NCAA II rules and regulations, individual and team development concepts as well as life skills education. Under the supervision of the Head Coach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Coaching Duties: transportation, practices, meet preparation, educates and mentors student athletes in all aspects of their holistic development; mind, body and spirit.

Recruiting and abiding by NCAA II compliance rules and legislation as well as educating student-athletes about those rules.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Education: Bachelors degree in a related field required.

Skills and abilities:

  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with charity towards students, staff and faculty. Positive attitude a must. Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent districtwide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

About Walsh University:
Walsh University is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and passionate individual who is enthusiastic about the environment found on a private, values based, Catholic liberal arts campus. Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. A commitment to the Judeo Christian tradition, diversity and service learning are critical to the mission of Walsh University. Walsh University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Graduate Assistant, Distance, Cross Country

How to Apply