Graduate Assistant for Athletics/Men’s and Women’s Cross Country – University of North Alabama

Institution: University of North Alabama

Location: Florence, Ala.

Salary: Tuition Waiver plus monthly stipend

Job Description

Assist the Head Coach during fall and spring seasons in the areas of:
• Attendance at all competitions, practices, and team events
• Supervision of student-athletes at practices and competitions
• Transportation of student-athletes to competitions and off-site practices
• Program administration, budgetary compliance and fundraising
• Development of training and conditioning programs
• Coordinate team travel logistics including meals and hotel accommodations
• Maintain countable athletically-related activity (CARA) logs
• Submit and track all purchasing card receipts and trip expense reports
• Assessment of student-athlete performance and progress
• Evaluating student-athlete performance; counseling, coaching, and correcting student-athletes in order to improve performance
• Recruiting at select high school competitions, contacting potential student-athletes and tracking status of recruiting efforts
• Attendance at athletic department meetings
• Assist with social media pages
• Assist with hosting duties of home cross country meets
• Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director

• Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree
• Admission into a University of North Alabama master’s program
• Previous collegiate distance running experience and an interest in athletic coaching
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, PPT, Excel)
• Strong work ethic and committed to the development of student-athletes in accordance with the ‘whole person’ concept

Job Categories

NCAA Division I

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest, resume and a list of three professional references to