Graduate Assistant (Distance/Middle Distance/Cross Country) – Fort Hays State University

Institution: Fort Hays State University

Location: Hays, KS


Job Description

Fort Hays State University, a NCAA Division II institution, charter member of the Mid-America Athletic Intercollegiate Conference, is seeking applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant – Track & Field/XC.

Fort Hays State is looking for qualified applicants seeking a profession in coaching at the collegiate level. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

• Assists head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition. Assist with home meet organization, management, set up and administration.

• Assists in the identification and recruitment of potential student-athletes for the track program, in accordance with MIAA and NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards.

• Assistance in the coordination and administration of the overall program, as required. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Coordinates Team Travel arrangements and other duties assigned by the Head Coach.

• The position includes some teaching requirements. Graduate assistantships are one year renewable contracts that are subject to semester by semester favorable review. The stipend for a graduate assistant position is typically $10,000 for a 9 month contract, but may vary depending on assignment and source of graduate assistant support. In addition, on-campus room & board assistance is available.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in Middle Distance or Long Distance events is preferred as a collegiate coach or athlete. The ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and electronic forms with recruits, current team members and coaches is essential. We are seeking a highly motivated person who is interested in pursuing a coaching career.

To apply: Send electronically (In a Single PDF or Word Document) a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to:

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Graduate Assistant, Cross Country, Track and Field, Distance

How to Apply