Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach in 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 Cross Country/Track & Field program at the NCAA Division II level.
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 throwing events. 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.
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 an organized cross country/track & field program (collegiate, AAU, high school, etc.). Must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/1924. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal opportunity Employer.
About Upper Iowa University
Since 1857, Upper Iowa University has been preparing students to succeed—in the classroom and in the world. That rich history, coupled with a student-centered mission, has created a springboard for UIU to become a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced study.From our Fayette Campus to our U.S. Centers, our International Centers to our Military Centers, UIU has the people in place to help you succeed.Through our student success stories, you’ll learn how others have benefited from a UIU education—and you’ll begin to understand the significant advantages a UIU education can bring to your life, and ultimately to the lives of your family members.