The duties of the Graduate Assistant for “Throws Events” will be to assist the Head Track & Field Coach. This will include, but not be limited to, the items listed in this job description. This includes all Throws and recruiting duties.
The term of this job description is from Fall 2021 until the end of May, or the academic year as outlined by William Woods University. Tuition remission for masters degree, private room, and board are included. Room is available year-round.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Primary duty will be coaching the Throws events and training.
Assist in recruiting future athletes.
Selected individual must have an understanding of the throws events with track and field.
Selected individual must be able to communicate effectively his/her understanding of the sports.
Selected individual must be able to properly demonstrate his/her understanding of the throws events in training sessions.
Selected individual must be able to assist whenever and wherever needed during all training sessions.
Selected individual must be able to follow directions (either verbal, written, or implied) by the Head Track & Field Coach.
Selected individual must be able to publicly support all decisions and the vision of the Head Track & Field Coach.
Selected individual must be able to maintain an appropriate, consistent, and fair level of discipline as defined by the Head Track & Field Coach.
Additional Salary Information: Work Schedule: Graduate Assistants work an average of 25 hours per week. More during the track and field season and less during the off season. The Graduate Assistant is not required to work during the summer months, but may continue to live in campus housing and continue taking classes.
Compensation: This is a 10-month position beginning August and includes full tuition in a master’s program and board when the campus dining facility is open. Room is available year round.
About William Woods University
William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO. It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993. Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries. William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs. With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system. William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.