Lincoln Memorial University Track and Field Graduate Assistants
Reports to: Director Department: Athletics Classification: Graduate Application Deadline: June 1st, 2020
Lincoln Memorial University Track and Field is seeking to hire two graduate assistant coaches beginning in August 2020. These positions will oversee the throws and the sprint/hurdle/jumps units. The Graduate Assistant Coach shall aid in the growth and development of the program by assisting with planning and directing activities of the team.
This position offers tuition for the MBA, MSBA, MED or MSCJ programs, housing, and 50 meals a semester meal plan.
Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the recruitment of student-athletes, practice and meet duties, and assisting the head coach in all other aspects of the program.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA and South Atlantic Conference, CPR certified, ability to work effectively with the athletic department personnel and student-athletes. Previous playing and/or coaching experience, along with strong communication and interpersonal skills are needed.
Qualifications: Candidates must be interested in pursuing coaching as a profession. Bachelor’s degree required; Successful admission to the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Business Analytics, Master of Education or Master of Science in Criminal Justice graduate programs of the University; maintenance of satisfactory progress toward a graduate degree; letter of assignment as a graduate assistant signed by the President of the University.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Director of Track and Field/Cross Country, Rochelle Black through email email@example.com
About Lincoln Memorial University Athletic Department
Founded February 12, 1897 as a living memorial to Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Memorial University is a historic 1,000-acre wooded campus with 43 academic, administrative, and residential buildings located in Harrogate, Tennessee, where Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia merge at the Cumberland Gap, approximately 55 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee. Over 75% of full-time faculty teaching in bachelor degree programs hold the doctorate or the highest degree available in the field and as of Fall 2017, 4,770 (1,919 undergraduates; 2,851 graduate and professional students) are enrolled in a degree program. The following Master's degrees are offered: MBA, MSBA, MSN, M.Ed., MMS, MPA, MS, MSCJ.
The Lincoln Memorial University Athletic Department is a proud member of the South Atlantic Conference and hosts 21 Division II athletic programs and 11 athletic venues. More information can be found at lmurailsplitters.com.