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Graduate Assistant-Cross Country/Track & Field (Jumps)

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Position Information

Job Title Graduate Assistant-Cross Country/Track & Field (Jumps)
Job Description

Graduate Assistant Coach-Jumps
Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach in Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field. This is a 10-month non-benefit position. Compensation for the position includes a monthly stipend and tuition assistance.
The Graduate Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach at Upper Iowa University reports directly to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field program at the NCAA Division II level.

Essential Duties Summary

Duties include, but not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress, eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies in the horizontal/vertical jumps. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate meet plans and strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Oversee administrative processes and procedures as assigned. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and NSIC policies, procedures, and regulations

Required Qualifications

Applicants must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree. The applicant should have experience working with a girl’s/women’s organized cross country/track & field program (collegiate, AAU, high school, etc.) Must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Location Fayette, IA

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS40P
Open Date 08/15/0017
Open Until Filled Yes
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity? (Please be specific)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you worked in Higher Ed before?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation