Graduate Assistant-Track, Field & Cross Country Coach-Sprints/Jumps/HurdlesUniversity 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 is a growing University who is seeking a Graduate Assistant- Track, Field & Cross Country Coach with an emphasis on the sprints, jumps and hurdles.
- Assist the Director of Track, Field & Cross Country
- Team communication
- Coordinate of team travel
- Monitor eligibility status and promotion of academic progress for student athletes
- Fit and maintain team apparel and equipment
- Assist with fundraising activates
- Participate and assist with camps, clinics, exhibitions and campus activities
- Recruit, coach, and scout
- Any other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree is required and the position is conditional based on acceptance into University of Dubuque Masters’ program
- High level of organization and attention to detail
- Effective communication skills; both orally and writing
- Proficiency in graphic design, social media, video, and all relevant software
The University of Dubuque is an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
To be considered for this position, please apply on or before November 1, 2017. Start date- applicants should be available to begin work on or before January 2, 2018.
To apply with a growing University for the Graduate Assistant-Track, Field & Cross Country Coach with the emphasis on the sprints, jumps and hurdles position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.