Pittsburg State University, a NCAA Division II institution, charter member of the Mid-America Athletic Intercollegiate Conference, is seeking applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant/Intern – Track & Field (Pay will depend on Qualifications).
Pittsburg State is looking for qualified applicants seeking a profession in coaching at the collegiate level. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
· Assists head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition. Assist with home meet organization, management, set up and administration.
· Assists in the identification and recruitment of potential student-athletes for the track program, in accordance with MIAA and NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards. Research and provide a database for Prospective Student Athletes recruit mailings.
· Assistance in the coordination and administration of the overall program, as required. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Coordinates Team Travel arrangements and other duties assigned by the Head Coach.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in the Multi Events, Jumps and Hurdles is preferred as a collegiate coach or athlete. The ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and electronic forms with recruits, current team members and coaches is essential. We are seeking a highly motivated person who is interested in pursuing a coaching career.
To apply: Send electronically (In a Single PDF or Word Document) a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to: Kyle Rutledge- firstname.lastname@example.org
Start Date: August 2nd, 2021
This position is subject to a pre-employment background check. The background and criminal check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Pittsburg State University is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
About Pittsburg State University Intercollegiate Athletics
Pittsburg State University is an accredited, comprehensive, state-supported institution in southeastern Kansas, enrolling approximately 7,200 students annually. The institution has Colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu . Pittsburg has a population of approximately 19,000 residents and is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 60,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. For more information see: http://www.pittks.org .