Graduate Assistant-Assistant Track & Field & Cross Country Coach-Sprints/Jumps/DistanceUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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About the University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts. Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852. Our welcoming interfaith community of 2000 students attracts young men and women from across the country and around the globe who seek the knowledge and the skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world. Within a values and faith base, we offer you an array of perspectives and broad exposure to our truly global society. The University comprises the undergraduate college, the graduate school, and the theological seminary.
Mission and Vision
The University of Dubuque is a private university offering undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees, and other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person. The University is comprised of individuals from the region, our nation, and the world.
As a community, the University practices its Christian commitments by educating students, pursuing excellence in scholarship, challenging students to live lives of worth and purpose, and preparing students for service to the church and the world.
Therefore, the University of Dubuque is committed to:
- A hospitable Christian environment which respects other faith traditions;
- Relationships which encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development;
- Excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation;
- A diverse and equitable community where Christian love is practiced;
- Stewardship of all God’s human and natural resources;
- Zeal for life-long learning and service.
The University of Dubuque, an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Track & Field and Cross Country Coach with an emphasis on the sprinting, jumping and/or distance events.
Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country in all aspects of daily operations of the intercollegiate track & field and cross country program including but not limited to: team communication, meet hosting, coordination of team travel, monitoring eligibility status and promotion of academic progress for student-athletes, fitting and maintenance of team apparel and equipment, assist with fundraising activities, participate in and assist with camps, clinics, exhibitions and campus activities, recruiting, coaching, scouting, all while adhering to NCAA, IIAC, and University rules and regulations. A high level of organization and attention to detail is necessary for this position. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. Also, as a member of the athletics department there may be other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
A bachelor’s degree is required and this position is conditional based on acceptance into a University of Dubuque Master’s program. Preferred skills: Effective communication abilities both orally and written, strong interest and passion for recruiting qualified student-athletes, proficiency in graphic design, social media, video, and all relevant software.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, UD Employment Application form, located on our website, and three references to HR@dbq.edu, or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOE
To be considered for this position, please apply on or before May 28, 2017.
Start date – applicants should be available to begin work on or before July 1, 2017.