Track & Field/Cross Country Graduate Assistant – Midland University

Institution: Midland University

Location: Fremont, Neb.


Job Description

Midland University, a private, Christian, liberal arts university in Fremont, Nebraska (just outside of metro Omaha), is accepting applications for the position of Track and Field/Cross Country Graduate Assistant. The coaching position will be offered within our graduate assistant structure, requiring admission to the University’s Master of Education and Leadership or Master of Business Administration programs.

This role is responsible for providing leadership over the distance runners. It will also contribute to many areas of the track and field program including recruiting, coaching, video review, equipment management and other related responsibilities.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

Support the development and execution of recruitment and retention strategies of student track and field/cross country athletes.

Assist head and assistant coaches with the administration and leadership of the track and field & Cross Country program to provide:
Coaching and instruction during training activities
Direction in strength and conditioning activities
Video analysis of performance
Leadership in running competitions, camps and clinics
Ensure team compliance with all NAIA and institutional, rules and regulations.
Take a leadership role in maintaining the team’s equipment inventory.
Represent Midland University by continuously role modeling respect, integrity and student-focused decision making.
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications include:

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; focus in education or human performance is preferred
Minimum of 2 years track and field/cross country competitive experience is required, experience coaching distance runners is preferred
Demonstrated critical thinking, positivity and problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office tools, specifically Excel and Word


Compensation for this position depends in part on the Master’s program pursued. It may include campus meal plan, on-campus housing or allowance, monthly stipend and/or tuition remission from the University.


The position will remain open until filled.

Job Categories

NAIA, Graduate Assistant, Cross Country, Track and Field, Distance

How to Apply

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