Graduate Assistant-Cross Country/Track & Field (Pole Vault/Multi’s) – Upper Iowa University

Institution: Upper Iowa University

Location: Fayette, Iowa

Salary: $10,000.00

Job Description

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach in Cross Country/Track & Field. This is a 10-month non-benefit position. Compensation for the position includes a monthly stipend and tuition assistance.

The Graduate Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach at Upper Iowa University reports directly to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful Cross Country/Track & Field program at the NCAA Division II level.

Job Duties

Duties include, but not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student athletes, monitor academic progress, eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies in the Pole Vault/Multi Events. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practice sessions along with develop, implement, and evaluate meet plans and strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student athletes of the program. Oversee administrative processes and procedures as assigned. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and NSIC policies, procedures, and regulations.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree. The applicant should have experience working with a men’s/women’s organized cross country/track & field program (collegiate, AAU, high school, etc.) Must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Job Categories

Graduate Assistant

How to Apply

Other Instructions
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.