Graduate Assistant for Cross Country and Track & Field (Distance) –

Institution: Quincy University

Location: Quincy, Ill.


Job Description

Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant for the men’s and women’s cross country, track and field program. This is a 10-month position: a two-year program. Bachelors’ degree required with playing experience and/or educational/work experience in the related area. Distance background and experience are preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead distance event instruction. The main focus is on the total development of student-athletes in this event group. This will include the planning and implementation of training sessions. Recruit and scout prospective student-athletes as directed by the head coach

Develop and sustain relationships with other college and high school coaches
Any other duties as assigned by the head coach and director of athletics

Bachelor’s degree is required and the position is conditional based on acceptance into the Quincy University’s Masters’ program

High level of organization and attention to detail
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Recruiting Software and Social Media Platforms
Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior athlete or coaching experience at Division I, II or III levels including NAIA, High School, Club
Effective communication skills; both orally and written

The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for The Quincy University Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than August 09, 2020.

Applicant must possess strong written and oral communication skills, demonstrate the ability to work with diverse student populations, and understand flexible working hours (nights and weekends).
The position includes a tuition waiver and a stipend. Those interested please send a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references to:
Head Coach Randy Overby at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Condition of Employment:
Must pass a pre-employment background check.

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Graduate Assistant, Distance

How to Apply