Graduate Assistant M&W Cross Country / Track & Field Coach – John Carroll University

Institution: John Carroll University

Location: University Heights, Ohio

Salary: $9,000 annual stipend & Tuition will be paid in full up to 15 credit hours per year

Job Description

**All potential candidates must apply and be accepted into the graduate school by June 1st. Please contact Kyle Basista ASAP with your interest, including resume and cover letter –

Job Summary: Graduate Assistant – Men’s & Women’s Cross Country / Track & Field

Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director – Operations and the sport head coach, the graduate assistant will assist with all duties relating to the day-to-day operations of an intercollegiate athletic program

Job Duties and Responsibilities: Graduate Assistant – Athletic Coach

Under the direction of the head coach, the graduate assistant is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of all activities related to the program to which they are assigned.

Recruit an appropriate number of prospective student-athletes to field teams meeting and exceeding NCAA competition minimum standards.
Assist in the planning and scheduling of regular practice sessions, where applicable
Assist with all game/match coaching and practice sessions
Assist in the implementation of effective team strategy
Assist in the evaluation of team and individual performances
Abide by all NCAA and OAC rules and regulations
Work with Assistant Athletic Director – Operations to coordinate practice times and set-up NCAA compliance meetings
Assist in planning and closely supervising all team travel
Serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes
Develop and maintain good communication with team members; utilize effective motivational strategies
Cultivate good rapport with other teams, athletics staff, and all offices on campus
Develop an effective working relationship with the media, officials, opponents, booster club, former players (alumni/ae)
Assist in the reviewing and confirming team statistics and assist with conference pre/post-season award process
Job Requirements

Knowledge of NCAA and OAC rules and regulations
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer)
Gain working knowledge of the NCAA manual, compliance regulations, social media etiquette
Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Able to pay close attention to details
Able to work independently as well as being able to supervise and be supervised by others
Willingness to work non-traditional hours and travel long distances at all hours
Able to work under deadlines and pressures
Knowledge of the collegiate athletics recruiting process and proven ability to recruit prospective student-athletes and retain and graduate current student-athletes

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, required
Acceptance into a graduate degree program at John Carroll University
Playing and previous coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level
Valid driver license
Ability to meet University standards to drive vehicles when necessary
Current AED/CPR + First Aid Certification, or ability to obtain upon employment

Contact Information
Please contact Kyle Basista: Head M&W Cross Country / Track & Field Coach –

Job Categories

NCAA Division III

How to Apply