GRADUATE ASSISTANT- TRACK & FIELD COACH (JUMPS) - Missouri Western State University, an NCAA Division II institution located in St. Joseph, MO, is seeking a Graduate Assistant with experience in Jumping events, including the long jump, triple jump and high jump. The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the program including: assisting with daily coaching, planning practices, meet preparation and recruiting. Secondary duties may include: associated travel, academic mentoring of student-athletes, provide input during practice planning, statistical analysis and record keeping, and other duties assigned by the head coach. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree, and employment is contingent on acceptance into MWSU Graduate School (2.75 GPA required for admission). PREFERRED: Previous experience as a Track & Field Coach and/or player is recommended. Candidate should be well organized, possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to work independently of other coaching staff when necessary. This position begins in January and concludes in May, and can be extended for a second year based on academic and administrative performance evaluation. A stipend of $5,000 (paid monthly over 10 months) and full graduate school tuition covering a maximum of 36 credit hours is provided. As a student-centered learning community, Missouri Western is dedicated to inclusion and the promotion of diversity as essential to our mission as a public university. This commitment contributes to transforming lives and demonstrates our values of freedom, respect and courage. The university encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of our educational community. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume (including contact information for three references), and copies of unofficial transcripts to: email@example.com. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Application to MWSU Graduate School is under separate cover and may be completed online at: https://www.missouriwestern.edu/admissions/apply-for-admission/. EOE
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915, Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres.