Graduate Assistant-Assistant Track & Field & Cross Country Coach-Sprints/Jumps/DistanceUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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The University of Dubuque is a private, four-year, co-educational professional University with a focus in the liberal arts. Founded in 1852, the University has a 154-year heritage of uncompromising commitment to academic excellence and spiritual growth. Located in the heart of the city on a scenic 77-acre campus, the University of Dubuque offers programs in the undergraduate and graduate college and in the graduate theological seminary. The University’s mission of encouraging intellectual, moral, and spiritual development dates back to the University's founding. Through its history, the university has been known as a place of educational opportunity. Even today, a large portion of its students are first-generation college students. Twenty percent of the student population is comprised of men and women from underrepresented populations. The University of Dubuque’s welcoming interfaith community of 1,500 students comes from across the country and around the globe. A small campus community, the University offers a 15 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Students can earn the bachelor’s degree in 16 areas, as well as a master of business administration (MBA) and master of arts in communication (MAC) degrees. As members of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, university men and women compete in 19 conference sports, as well as participating in a variety of intramural athletics and wellness classes. The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and awards master of divinity, master of arts in religion, and doctor of ministry degrees. One of the advantages of theological education at UDTS is the university of which it is a part. The UDTS is the only Presbyterian seminary that is integrally part of a university. The seminary emphasizes the local church as the central focus and model for ministry, while also training students for ministry in nontraditional settings. Deeply grounded as a Presbyterian seminary, UDTS also serves students from a variety of other denominations.
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.